Clara Meister is a curator based in Berlin with a particular interest in language and music. She is currently the Associate Curator, Director’s Office at the Gropius Bau in Berlin, where she co-curated the group exhibition Garden of Earthly Delights and the solo exhibition by Otobong Nkanga. She curated the first institutional solo exhibition in Germany of Camille Henrot at Schinkel Pavillon and was a project curator for the Marrakech Biennale MB5. Clara programmed Ballads of the Beasts in the framework of Jeunes Commissaires of the Bureau des arts plastiques, Institut français d’Allemagne. She was awarded a Graham Foundation project grant for Center for Optimism, her collaboration with Sam Chermayeff. Clara is a co-founder of Soundfair, an exhibition collective whose purpose is to re-contextualize music by exhibiting music as art. She is also a co-founder and editor of the journal …ment and has contributed to various exhibition catalogs and art journals. Clara obtained a PhD degree from HFBK Hamburg on the topic of voice and utterance in art.
Clara Meister was the 2012 Curatorial Resident at Ludlow 38.