Reinvention of Culture

Prof. Dr. Markus Hilgert, Secretary General and Board Member of the German Kulturstiftung der Länder (Cultural Foundation of the German Federal States), holds numerous honorary positions at both the national and international level, including being an active member of the Board of the German UNESCO-Commission, the Culture Advisory Council of the NFDI4Culture Consortium, the Foundation Board of the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH), the Advisory Group of the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund and the Finance and Resources Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

Political Museum!

Political Museum! Alexandra Bounia – The Ethics of Collecting Trauma. An interview by Diana Fehr / March, 2022 Alexandra is Professor of Museology at the University of the Aegean in Greece. She currently serves as the secretary of the Board of the International Committee of ICOM on Contemporary Collecting (ICOM-COMCOL). From 2017 until 2020 she […]

Digital Transformation!

Catherine Devine is the Business Strategy Leader for Libraries & Museums, Microsoft Worldwide Education. In this role her goal is to leverage Microsoft technology and to explore emerging opportunities to further the missions of Libraries and Museums globally.
With a strong background in the technology industry and as formal Chief Digital Officer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, she brings together her expertise from both worlds to form a continuously changing world.

Rethinking Museums!

Dr. Matthias Henkel is an cultural historian and archaeologist with many years of operational museum and management experience and a focused eye on content-based, strategic, visitor-centered and brand-oriented development of museums and cultural institutions. He is the founder and Managing Director of the agency “Embassy of Culture” in Berlin, President of ICOM MPR (International Councils of Museums, International Committee of Marketing and Public Relations) and Lecturer Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing / China.

Telling stories through objects

Jan-Christian Warnecke manages historical exhibitions at the Landesmuseum Württemberg, while focusing to create better visitor experiences. Located in the Old Castle at the very centre of Stuttgart, the museum is looking after over a million objects and preserves essential facets of the region’s cultural heritage from its early beginnings to the present. The museum team is continuously working to meet the needs and expectations of their audience and to satisfy the high demands of a cultural centre.

Blackitude is a philosophy

Blackitude is a philosophy Christian Nana Tchuisseu – Blackitude Museum, Yaoundé in Cameroon Museum director, Head of the Cameroon department of International Museums Association ICOM and board member of AFRICOM. He lives at the service of the community and at the service of the people. An interview by Diana Fehr / November 5th, 2020 African art is […]

You always have to believe in

Ingried Brugger from Kunstforum Wien

You always have to believe in it! Ingried Brugger on the future of museums Ingried Brugger heads the successful Kunstforum Wien. She believes that positive thinking is what the art and cultural businesses need right now.  An interview by Diana Fehr / June 30th, 2020 Dr. Ingried Brugger is known as the arts partisan, a […]