Marenka Krasomil is a social scientist and curator based in Berlin and Barcelona.
With her curatorial practice she is focusing on experimental, transdisciplinary and collaborative strategies and on urban and public spaces.
As an independent curator she realizes different projects, among others she is the curator of “Kunst im Untergrund (Art on the Underground)" since 2020 where she curated "as above, so below" 2020/21 in cooperation with nGbK Berlin and the Berlin Senate. Since 2021 she is part of BarTool#4 a project by Bar Project Barcelona.
She is the cultural director and curator of feldfünf e.V. (since 2018), a transdisciplinary cultural platform for collaborative projects, the founder of the online residency x-temporary.org (2016-2018) and was the artistic director of the art festival "Whenever the Heart Skips a Beat" (2017). Until 2018 she was working as a curator for Neuer Berliner Kunstverein and as the coordinator of "The Silent University Hamburg".
Marenka Krasomil studied “Curatorial Studies” at Städelschule Frankfurt am Main and at the Royal College of Art in London, and took part in the “Commissioning and Curating Contemporary Public Art” program at Valand Academy-University of Gothenburg.
Her curatorial projects include exhibitions with artists a.o., Ayami Awazuhara, Calori & Maillard, COVE Berlin, Raqs Media Collective, Sara Løve Daðadóttir, Nuray Demir, Anna Ehrenstein, Rahima Gambo, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Lina Hermsdorf, Balz Isler & Justin F. Kennedy, Katharina Ludwig, Katharina Marszewski, Kristina Paustian, pcnc_bay, Lilly Pfalzer, Ayumi Rahn, Tabita Rezaire, Shirin Sabahi, Maya Schweizer, Hanae Utamura, Shira Wachsmann, Miriam Yammad.
Her publications and editorial works include text contributions to catalogues for Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Gallery Conradi, INDEX, Kunsthaus Hamburg and magazines such as all-over | Magazin für Kunst und Ästhetik and Die Nadel – Kulturwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift für Kunst und Medien.
Marenka Krasomil was taking part in various workshops among others: ART MATTERS, a workshop by Robert-Bosch foundation; Curatorial roundtrip including studio visits organised by Goethe Institute Bratislava, The Institute of Things to Come at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin and the International Curatorial Workshop, Vessel, Italy.
Contact: marenka (a) krasomil.de