Florian Waldvogel

Biographical Information

Florian Waldvogel, born in 1969 in Offenburg, is director of the Kunstverein in Hamburg.

Waldvogel studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Künste – Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main. He was a student in the master-class of Professor Kaspar König.

From 2001 to 2003 Waldvogel worked as artistic director of the Kokerei Zollverein | Contemporary Art and Criticism in Essen. In 2004 he curated “Nizza Transfer”, an art-in-public-space project in Frankfurt that explored the creation of an autonomous zone of urban activity, inquiring into the history and political culture of skateboarding. Waldvogel was co-curator of exhibitions such as “Just Do It!” (Linz, 2005), Manifesta 6 (Nicosia/Cyprus, 2006) and “Das Grosse Rasenstück” (Nuremberg, 2006). From 2006 to 2008 he was curator at Witte de With in Rotterdam.

Florian Waldvogel writes regularly on contemporary art and was editor, amongst others, of “Frankfurter Positionen 01” (2001), and co-editor of “Arbeit Essen Angst” (2001), “Campus” (2002), “Handbuch Antirassismus” (2002), “Die Offene Stadt: Anwendungsmodelle” (2003), “Critical Condition” (2003; by Julie Ault and Martin Beck), “Bank 1–3” (2004) and “Just Do It!” (2005), as well as the author of “Who let the dogs out” (2001).

Florian Waldvogel 2006, Copyright: Florian Waldvogel
Florian Waldvogel
Director | Kunstverein Hamburg

Contemporary art
Art in the public domain/New public art
Interdisciplinary projects Urbanism

Kunstverein Hamburg