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15th of November 2018


New MOCA director Klaus Biesenbach embarks on a 'civic-minded' mission to steady the museum - Los Angeles Times

In 1989, Biesenbach spent the summer in New York — “I thought I’d found my city,” he says — but then the Berlin wall fell and he was drawn back to Germany, intrigued by the changing political, social and cultural landscape. As an intern for the East German government, in 1991 he turned a vacant former margarine factory into what’s now a leading alternative contemporary art space, Berlin’s Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art. He featured international artists, performers and writers such as Félix González-Torres, Yoko Ono, Susan Sontag and fashion designer Hedi Slimane. In 1996, he established the Berlin Biennale, securing the city’s reputation as an international art hub.

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