Conny Becker

Conny Becker
1976 born in Hagen, Germany
Lives in Berlin, Germany

Conny Becker (DE) is an independent journalist, author and curator. While studying art history at Humboldt University in Berlin (BA), she begun as an art critique and developed a curatorial practice. She edited the publications Metropolitan Views: Art Scenes in Berlin and London, (Deutscher Kunstverlag, Berlin/Munich 2008) and Metropolitan Views: Art Scenes in Berlin 1989-2009 (Deutscher Kunstverlag, Berlin/Munich 2010) as well as several exhibition catalogs. 2013 she was one of the main authors of the catalog for the Luxemburg Pavilion and idem of the exhibition catalog Arte Postale at the Academy of Arts in Berlin.

Founding member of tête, she curated 10 shows and several events at this Berlin project space so far. Institutional exhibitions she curated include Family Jewels at Bahnwärterhaus der Villa Merkel, Esslingen (2009/10), Female Intervention at Humboldt University Berlin (2014), Kollision. Im Labyrinth der unheimlichen Zufälle, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin (2016), and LINEAR MOMENTUM, Tcb, Melbourne (2015) and at Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin (2016-17). In 2018 she founded DIEresidenz, an artist residency in Die, France, in exchange with Berlin, focused on contemporary art and with a feminist approach.