Britta Peters

Britta Peters works as a curator specialising in art in public spaces. She has been the Artistic Director of Urbane Künste Ruhr since January 2018. Previously, she was the curator of Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017 in a team with Marianne Wagner and Kasper König as the Artistic Director. With a background in Cultural Studies, she has curated various major exhibition projects in Hamburg, including as director of Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof from 2008 to 2011. After the exhibition Demonstrationen. Vom Werden normativer Ordnungen 2012 at the Frankfurter Kunstverein, in 2014 she curated the project Krankheit als Metapher. Das Irre im Garten der Arten at various locations in Hamburg. Peters has participated internationally in numerous committees, events, and publications on the topic of art in public space and has taught as a visiting professor at the Academy of Art in Münster.

Britta Peters 2023 c Silke Briel
UKR from the archives 2023 c Daniel Sadrowski 3391 Zu Gast ©

from the archives. Künstler*innen im Archiv

With the event, Urbane Künste Ruhr presents an interim status of the cooperation with the Stiftung Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets within the framework of the residency programme for artists.