PHD Student

KAISER, Christine Maria

  • Contemporary Art
  • Shenzhen
  • New Spaces
  • Qualitative Research
  • Situational Analysis
  • Curatorial And Artistic Practice
Research Area(s)
  • New Spaces of Shenzhen: An analytical examination of the artistic
  • Curatorial discourses in the art spaces of Shenzhen


Shortly after Christine successfully concluded her CAS Degree at the Zürich University of the Arts in 2018, she is currently engaging in her PHD at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. Her qualitative research focus on the contemporary art spaces of Shenzhen and their todays curatorial and artistic practices. Christine is a high profile project coordinator and exhibition manager on topics of contemporary art, urban mobility and architecture. She gained extraordinary experience by working in the most prestigious german art institutions Museum of Modern Art (Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt a. Main, Germany) and Institute for Foreign Affairs (ifa - Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart, Germany). During that period as exhibition manager she was in charge of the award-winning German Pavilion at the Venice Biennial 2011, being previously involved in the 2007 and 2009 editions. As project coordinator and exhibition manager she was responsible for the internationally recognized architecture Award Exhibition (eg. Audi Urban Future Award 2012, Istanbul). Christine is contributing as guest editor to Germans renowned architecture magazine Baumeister, with articles concerning chinese topics.