Dorothee Richter is a curator, art historian and author. She is Director of the Postgraduate Program in Curating, Institute Cultural Studies, Universtiy of Fine Arts, Zürich. She was Artistic Director of the Künstlerhaus in Bremen, Germany, where her curated program of projects, exhibitions, talks and symposiums have explored amongst others the issues of socially engaged practice, feminist positioning today and artistic collaboration. She has lectured at Merz Akademie in Stuttgart, the University of Bremen, the Critical Curatorial Cybermedia course at l’Ecole des Beaux Arts Geneva and at the University in Lueneburg. She also founded the Curating Degree Zero Archive, from 1998 to 2009. In 2008 she initiated the web-journal www.on-curating.org.