︎ Sylvia Sadzinski curates, researches, teaches, and lectures. In her curatorial and academic work she focuses on visual practices of resistance, institutional and infrastructural critique, 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 lecturer at the Node Center for Curatorial Studies and has had teaching assignments at various inter/national art academies and universities since 2015 including the Berlin University of the Arts, Academy of Fine Arts LeipzigUniversity of Vienna, University of Klagenfurt, University of Marburg and the University of Oldenburg.

In her PhD project 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 the Academy of Fine Arts ViennaKunstverein GöttingenUniversity 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 publications such as Queer Exhibition Histories and Gender<ed> Thoughts (both upcoming), kritische berichte, and Global Humanities. Studies in Histories, Cultures and Societies.

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, often collaborativley, such as the largest international inter* focused exhibition to date at Schwules Museum Berlin in 2021.
 Together with the nomadic project space Neue Berliner Räume, she developed exhibitions for institutions such as C/O Berlin, Kunsthaus Dahlem, and the Tieranatomisches Theater by Humboldt University Berlin.

Further of her curatorial projects were also shown at Schwules Museum Berlin, at si:said gallery in Klaipėda and STWST Linz.



© Sylvia Sadzinski, 2022