︎ Sylvia Sadzinski curates, researches, teaches, and lectures. In her curatorial and academic work she focuses on visual practices of resistance, body politics, affect theories, and queer & feminist epistemologies.

Since October 2019, she has been program director and artistic co-director of the feminist Berlin art space alpha nova & galerie futura. Sylvia is a a lecturer at the Node Center for Curatorial Studies and has had teaching assignments at various (inter)national universities since 2015 including the University of Vienna, the University of Klagenfurt, the University of Marburg and the University of Oldenburg.

In her PhD thesis at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, supervised by Elke Krasny, she investigates forms and methods of queer and feminist curating. 







Mediating her research, she gave lectures at Kunstverein Göttingen, the University of Giessen, IPAK Center Belgrade, University of Applied Arts ViennaLeiden University, and the American University Washington D.C. among others, and published her research findings in scientific publications such as kritische berichte, Global Humanities. Studies in Histories, Cultures and Societies, and Gender<ed> Thoughts (upcoming).

From 2017 to 2019, she was curator of the municipal gallery Galerie im Turm and curatorial fellow at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin. Previously, she worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Linz.

Since 2012, Sylvia has been developing and realizing various cultural and curatorial projects with the nomadic project space Neue Berliner Räume, often in close collaboration with institutions such as C/O Berlin, Kunsthaus Dahlem, and the Tieranatomisches Theater by Humboldt University Berlin. Further of her curatorial projects were shown at Schwules Museum Berlin, si:said gallery in Klaipėda and at STWST Linz.



© Sylvia Sadzinski, 2022