Cathérine Hug

(b. 1976) graduated with a MA in art history, computer science and journalism from the University of Zurich. Between 2000 and 2007, she was a project-related curatorial assistant at the Kunsthaus Zurich. As a freelance curator she was responsible for the exhibitions: In The Alps (2006) with Tobia Bezzola, Carola Giedion-Welcker and Modernism (2007) at the Kunsthaus Zurich; Bunker: Unloaded (2003) with Giovanni Carmine in bunkers of Oberschan and Celebrate Life! (2016) with Manuela Laubenberger and Robert Menasse at Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM) in Vienna. From 2005 to 2008, she was Assistant Art Unlimited at the Art Basel, from 2008 to 2013 curator at the Kunsthalle in Vienna, and curated there, among others, 1989: End of History or Beginning of the Future? (2009) with Gerald Matt, Space: About a Dream (2011), WWTBD – What Would Thomas Bernhard Do and Salon der Angst (both 2013) with Nicolaus Schafhausen. Since 2013 she has been a curator at the Kunsthaus Zurich, where she worked on, among others, Europe: The Future of History (2015) with Robert Menasse, and Dadaglobe Reconstructed with Adrian Sudhalter and Francis Picabia: A Retrospective with Anne Umland, the latter two exhibitions which were subsequently featured at the MoMA in New York.

Photo credit: Lena Huber, Kunsthaus Zürich 2018

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