Julia Hartmann is an art historian and independent curator who specializes in transnational Feminist and Activist Art. Julia finished her studies in Art History and English Linguistics and was previously Curatorial Assistant at the Secession in Vienna and Assistant Curator at the 21er Haus/Belvedere, where she assisted large scale exhibitions and managed the museum’s public program. She was also art critic for Frieze d/e in Berlin. Her curatorial work focuses on the intersection of social movements, digitization, and (feminist) art, which she elaborates within the exhibition series Search for... , initiated in 2016 with the title Search for...Serendipity. The more you search the less you find.
She is currently a PhD student at the Academy of Fine Art in Vienna, working on the thesis Radical Characters: Transnational Positions in Female-led and Queer-feminist Movements in Contemporary Chinese Art.
Julia is the co-founder of SALOON Vienna, an international network for women in the arts and writes the blog Jules&Art.
Credit: Chris Kuhn Photography