Zippora Elders is the Chief Curator and Head of the Curatorial Department & Outreach for Gropius Bau in Berlin. Previously, starting in 2016 she was director of Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen in the Netherlands, where she increased the visibility of this UNESCO heritage site as a thriving retreat for contemporary art and ecological exchange under the themes of Science Fiction and Enchantment, Healing, Fertility. In 2019, she became co-curator of sonsbeek20→24 – Force Times Distance: On Labor and Its Sonic Ecologies. Formerly, she was curator at Foam, a museum for photography in Amsterdam, editor of Foam Magazine, Master coordinator at the Sandberg Instituut and curator in training at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, a.o.
In this fourth conversation, Prem Krishnamurthy, Artistic Director for FRONT International 2022, speaks with Zippora Elders, Co-Curator of sonsbeek20→24, about the pros and cons of curating large-scale cyclical exhibitions.