Nadine Siegert, M.A.

Deputy Director, Iwalewa-Haus

Sub-Project 5 - Revolution 3.0, Associated Member

 siegert_bild Münzgasse 9, 95440 Bayreuth
Phone: +49-921-55-4603
Cell: +49-178-7610629
Fields of Research Contemporary arts, arts in Africa, arts & politics, archive, visual studies, iconography, lusophone Africa 
2008-2013 Junior Fellow Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS). PhD Dissertation Project: "(Re)mapping Luanda - Nostalgia and Utopia in the Artworld of Angola"
2003 M.A., Cultural Anthropology, University of Mainz, Dissertation: "Afro-Dance in Germany - A Study on Genesis and Recent Situation of African Dance in Germany"
Professional Experience  
Since April 2011 Deputy Director of Iwalewa-Haus, Africa-Centre of the University of Bayreuth
From April to October 2012 Director of Iwalewa-Haus, stand in for parental leave of director Dr. Ulf Vierke
Octorber 2012, Jury member KLA ART, 1st contemporary art festival, Kampala, Uganda
Since 2007 Curator of various exhibitions (e.g. GhostBusters, Berlin 2011; Contrary Alignment - António Ole, Nairobi 2009; Hidden Pages, Stolen Bodies, Bayreuth 2009)
2006-2009 Research Assistant, University of Bayreuth, Project: Media-Art and the Dynamic of contemporary Art worlds in Johannesburg and Luanda
2005-2005 Scientific Assistant, African Music Archive, University of Mainz, Projects: Digitisation of audio tapes, conceptualisation of web page, archival storages
Publications (selection) Siegert, Nadine (2013), Gooving on broken - dancing war trauma in Kuduro? In: Lizelle Bischoff and Stefanie Van de Peer (ed.): Art and Trauma in Africa: Representations of Reconciliation in Film, Art, Music and Literature. London: IB Tauris (with Stefanie Alisch)
  Siegert, Nadine (2012), Kunst als konkrete Utopie? Zur Arbeit mit Kunst und Künstler_innen aus Afrika am Iwalewa-Haus, dem Afrikazentrum der Universität Bayreuth, In: Sehen und gesehen werden, Gespräche im Museum, Museum Frauenkultur Fürth.
  Siegert, Nadine (ed.) (2011), GhostBusters [from nightmare to memory] – Nástio Mosquito & Cláudia Cristóvão. Exhibition catalogue. Savvy Contemporary Berlin & Iwalewa-Haus Bayreuth (with Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung).
  Siegert, Nadine (2011), (Re)mapping Luanda. Post-war Utopias of the Angolan Contemporary Art Scene. In: Peter Weibel and Andrea Buddensieg (ed.), Global Studies. Mapping Contemporary Art and Culture. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz.
   Siegert, Nadine, Updating Angolanidade. Kuduro und nationale Identität im Nachkriegs-Angola. In: EthnoScripts. Jahrgang 13, Heft 1 (04/2011), Hamburg (with Stefanie Alisch)
  Siegert, Nadine (2010), From the Border of the City to the Shore of the Island. The Angolan artist António Ole. In: NKA – Journal of Contemporary African Art. No. 26, Spring 2010.  
  Siegert, Nadine (2009), The Beauty of elusive Architecture – António Ole's exhibition “In the skin of the city”. Exhibition catalogue. Instituto Camões. Luanda.
   Siegert, Nadine (2009), António Oles Kunst als Archäologie der verborgenen Geschichte. In: Vierke, Ulf (Hrsg.), António Ole. Hidden Pages. Wuppertal.