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Dr. Andreas Backoefer
Publisher / Scholar / Dramaturg / Curator / Writer
contemporary and performing arts

born in Nuernberg, Germany on 3 November, 1960
lives in Munich (Germany)

EDUCATION
1994, Munich University, PhD (Dr. phil), magna cum laude, dissertation on Günther Rennert – Regisseur und Intendant
1986-90, studies of Theater History – Performance Studies (Theaterwissenschaft), German Literature and History, Munich University

PUBLISHING
since 2000: founder and CEO of the publishing company for performing and contemporary arts: epodium

CURATING (SELECTION)
2008, “Reenacting Dance – Dance as Metaphor for Thinking” in Salzburg (Austria)
2006, “Document : Monument : Space – Exhibition, Performance, Promenade” in Salzburg (Austria)

RESEARCH / CONTEMPORARY ART  as freelance scholar (selection)
Contemporary Art Museums and Contemporary Art Theory, Munich / New York (since 2012)
Gordon Matta-Clark: Risk in Contemporary Art
Heterochronie als ästhetische Strategie in der Gegenwartskunst Marcel Broodthaers – Tacita Dean – Katie Mitchell
Weder Ding noch Zeichen. Anmerkungen zur ästhetischen Autonomie

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Temporary Teaching Assignments
summer term 2013, Summer University Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst, Schwerte (Germany)
repeatedly at the universities in Mainz (1998-2000) and Leipzig (2000)
winter term 1998, guest professor at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig;

GRANTS
1992-94, Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst for research on “Günther Rennert – Regisseur und Intendant”

ADMINISTRATIVE AND CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
2004-2013, productmanager at Wolters Kluwer Germany (publishing house)
2006, concept & dramaturgy for „Marilyn – a musical“, premiere at Staatstheater Gärtnerplatz Munich
2002-2003, member of the Task Force Culture and Economics Munich
1997-2000, Mykenae Verlag Darmstadt, editor in chief, establishment of a program of theatre publications and periodicals, directing a cooperation with the association of German theatres (Deutscher Bühnenverein)
1997, conceptual planning and administration the intercultural festival Nord-Nordost, Greifswald
1994-1997, Theater Vorpommern (Greifswald and Stralsund), dramaturg, establishment of a program of contemporary music and opera
1987-1994, German Theatre Museum Munich (Deutsches Theatermuseum), conceptual planning and administration of the archives, workshops and lectures

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