Ute Meta Bauer is an Associate Professor and Founding Director of the Program in Art, Culture and Technology at MIT. From 1996 to 2006, she was a Professor of Theory and Practice of Contemporary Art at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. Educated as an artist, Bauer has worked as a curator of exhibitions and presentations on contemporary art, film, video and sound, with a focus on transdisciplinary formats. She was a Co-curator of Documenta11 (2001-2002) in the team of Okwui Enwezor, has been the Artistic Director of the 3rd berlin biennial for contemporary art (2004) and in 2005 curated the Mobile_Transborder Archive for InSite05, Tijuana (MEX)/San Diego (USA). Furthermore Bauer has been the Founding Director of the Office For Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) and was the editor of numerous publications in the field of contemporary art, including: â€œWhatâ€™s leftâ€¦What remains? SITAC VIâ€ (Mexico City 2009), â€œEducation, Information, Entertainment. New Approaches in Higher Artistic Educationâ€ (Vienna, 2001) META 1 – 4 (Stuttgart, 1992-94), case (Barcelona, 2001; Porto, 2002) and Verksted # 1- 6 (Oslo, 2003-2006).
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