Katharina Balgavy

Curator


Main focus: Sustainability, Smart cities

Websites/blogs: http://katharinabalgavy.com , http://plastic-index.com

Languages: German, English

City: Berlin

State: Berlin

Country: Germany

Topics: smart cities, sustainable innovation, sustainable leadership & transformation

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Consulting, Coaching, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.

Bio:

Katharina studied Cultural studies, Media technologies, Business Intelligence and Managerial Economics. She curated and contributed to panels and exhibitions like Berlin Art Week, Vienna Design Week, «Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design» at The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; The Grid at the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town among others.

She worked as a curator, producer, and strategist in innovation, digitalisation, archive and culture management. Her research and program activities are characterised by their investigations of globalisation, frameworks in environmentalism and socio-economical studies.

Katharina Balgavy founded The Plastic Index which mediated on future ecologies, culture and sustainability, intersecting practice and interdisciplinary research. Projects and advisory for a strong standing legacy in collections and institutions, enabling corporate governance, sustainability and diversity in the organization, program, distribution, and publishing.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Berlin Art Week, Neue Nationalgalerie

Talk + Panel
September 15, 2023
Berlin Art Week, Neue Nationalgalerie

From Theory to Practice
mit X Breidenbach (Künstler), Kim Kraczon (Ki Culture/ GCC Berlin), Carolin Leistenschneider (Haverkampf Leistenschneider / GCC Berlin), Prof. Dr. Hermann Ott (CEO Client Earth), Helen Turner (Künstlerische Leitung E-Werk Luckenwalde)
Moderation: Katharina Balgavy (Kuratorin) in Kooperation mit Gallery Climate Coalition