Nadine Siegert

Deputy Director of Iwalewahaus, University of Bayreuth. Her doctoral thesis “(Re)Mapping Luanda – Utopische und Nostalgische Zugänge zu einem Bildarchiv” (LIT 2016) is based on extensive research on the modern and contemporary art-world in Luanda. She is the project leader of the research group “African Art history and the Formation of a Modernist Aesthetic” ( and (co-)curated a number of exhibitions such as “Portraits of a Slippery Look” – Kiluanji Kia Henda (2008), “Dzzzz – Nástio Mosquito” (2008), “Hidden Pages” - António Ole (2009), Mashup (2015), FAVT: Future Africa Visions in Time (since 2016) and Things Fall Apart (2016).

research interests: Modern and Contemporary Arts of the Global South, Socialist Aesthetics, Curatorial Studies

geographical areas: lusophone Africa (particularly Angola), Brazil, Eastern Europe.



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