Vanessa Joan Müller
Vanessa Joan Müller is an art historian, curator, and writer. From 2000 to 2006, she was curator at the Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt am Main, from 2007 to 2011 director of the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen in Düsseldorf, and from 2013 to 2020 Head of Dramaturgy at Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna. Currently she runs, together with Rike Frank, the European Kunsthalle, an institution without its own space that follows the idea of situational presence. In 2014, she curated (together with Cristina Ricupero) the exhibition New Ways of Doing Nothing at Kunsthalle Wien.
Caveat Reading Room #16: Doing Nothing
During this Reading Room, we'll read and discuss Kazimir Malevich's ‘Laziness, the Real Truth of Mankind: Work as an Instrument to reach truth; Philosophy of the socialist idea’ (1921), a text proposed by artist Katya Ev.