Frankfurt am Main | 13 – 20 October 2024
Copyright: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2022, Foto: Gaby Gerster

Dr. Sebastian Baden

Sebastian Baden, born in 1980, is the director of SCHIRN Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, Germany. Before that he has been a curator for contemporary art, sculpture and new media at Kunsthalle Mannheim. From 2010 to 2016 he was teaching art and media theories at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design.

He wrote his doctoral thesis on "The Image of Terrorism in the Art System" in 2014 (edition metzel, 2017). He first studied art education at the State Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe and literary studies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology as well as liberal arts at the Bern University of the Arts. Following his studies, he founded the gallery "Ferenbalm-Gurbrü Station" in Karlsruhe together with his brother Lukas Baden, with numerous international collaborations between 2006 and 2011. In 2013, he was awarded the AICA International Incentive Prize for Young Art Critics for his contribution on "Documenta" art criticism.

Talks at B3

Spanish Artist and B3 Honorary Laureate 2023 in the Category of Art, Daniel Canogar, in Conversation with the Director of the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Dr. Sebastian Baden

Daniel Canogar is a pioneer of interactive art. He creates artworks that blend traditional media with modern technology. His installations explore the connection between humans, nature, and technology in fascinating ways. In his Master Class, he offers insights into his work and creative process, and engages in a conversation with Dr. Sebastian Baden about art, the impact of societal trends and cutting-edge technologies on his artistic practice, art in general, and what this signifies for artistic creation in the future. Read more…