JUL - SEP 2019
Fabian Saavedra-Lara is a German-Chilean curator in the context of media art and digital culture. In 2010/11 he worked in the office of the founding director of the Dortmunder U, Centre for Art and Creativity. In the framework of the media arts festivals ISEA2010 RUHR, he worked as the project manager of the exhibition E-Culture Fair 2010 on behalf of HartwareMedienKunstVerein (HMVK). In 2012, he was assistant curator at HMKV. In 2013 Saavedra-Lara curated the interdisciplinary group exhibition Requiem for a Bank and co-curated the New Industries Festival at HMKV. In 2017 he was co-curator of the group exhibition and festival Afro-Tech at HMKV. Since 2013, he has been directing the Office of medienwerk.nrw, a network of organisations working in the realms of media art and digital culture in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Since 2016, he has been co-directing the Interkultur Ruhr programme of the Ruhr Regional Association.