Lena Prents, art historian and curator

Christoph Bieber Source: University Duisburg EssenLena Prents; Photo: (c) Enrico Andreas Grunert

Lena Prentsis an art historian and curator. She was born in Minsk and lives in Berlin. Her current research interests include the interleave of the art and exhibition practice and sociopolitical discourses.

In the framework of the Project Europe(in the power of )n, she curated the exhibition “West from East. An Exhibtion about Europe in six Chapters” at the Gallery for Modern Art Y, Minsk. She also designed the concept for Goethe-Institut’s interregional project “Going Public. On the difficulty of a public statement”, that took place in Belarus, Lithuania, Kaliningrad and Germany.

Since 2006 she has been teaching at the European Humanities University Vilnius, Lithuania – a Belarusian university in exile . Prents leads the Contemporary Art Study Center there. Currently she is working on her PhD about Socialist Modernist Architecture in Modern Art.

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