Karolina Majewska-Güde, PhD, is a researcher, art historian, and curator.
She graduated in art history from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and visual histories from Goldsmith College, London and received her doctorate from the Department of Art and Visual History at Humboldt University in Berlin.
Her research focuses on the East Central European neo-avant-gardes, feminist epistemologies and art histories, performance art, contemporary issues of circulation, translation and knowledges production through art-based research. Majewska-Güde is a founding member of the research collective pisze/mówi/robi, dedicated to curating exhibitions and workshops focused on artistic research practices and artistic archives. She has co-curated several exhibitions and contributed to publications focused on art from post-socialist Europe such as ArtMargins, Post MoMA: Notes on Art in a Global Context. She worked as a picture researcher for academic publications at the National Gallery, London and most recently as an assistant professor at the Institute for History and Theory of Art at the Catholic Private University in Linz. She currently teaches at the Institute for Art and Visual History at Humboldt University.
Majewska-Güde recently published Ewa Partum’s Artistic Practice. An Atlas of Continuity in Different Locations (Transcript, 2021). Her current research project Liquid Connection: Re-thinking Hydro-socialist and Land Art Practices is located at the intersection of the transnational art history of former socialist Europe, regional socio-economic history, and environmental humanities, which are informed by feminist new materialisms.
Majewska-Güde is a member of AICA. She lives and works in Berlin.