Dr. Pablo v. Frankenberg

Curating Consulting

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Pablo von Frankenberg is a curator and museum planner. He creates exhibitions and museums, develops concepts for memorials, advises cultural institutions and architects, and publishes in different domains. As sociologist and cultural scientist he researched on museums and architecture in Europe, the U.S., China, and the Arab Gulf.

Services

  • Curating of Museums and Exhibitions

  • Museum Planning

  • Cultural Concepts

  • Museum Consulting

  • Architecture Consulting

  • Project Development and Management

  • Research

  • Writing and Editing

  • Concept and Planning of Publications

  • Copywriting

Contact

Dr. Pablo v. Frankenberg

Curating Consulting

Ludwigkirchstr. 9a

10719 Berlin

Germany

pablo@vonfrankenberg.cc

Projects

Design Academy Saaleck

Cultural and architectural consultancy for Stiftung Marzona Neue Saalecker Werkstätten

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Industrial Museum Reutlingen

Museum and architecture consulting for the City of Reutlingen

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The Savage Mind

Curator of the exhibition about the opus of HG Merz at Architektur Galerie Berlin

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Museum of Transport

Exhibition concept and architecture consulting, for David Chipperfield Architects and HG Merz, competition

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein

Concept and project lead for Heritage Path Coking Plant and Portal of Industrial Culture, for HG Merz

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Bauakademie Berlin

Concept, masterplan and program, for HG Merz, one of five awards in the competition

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Rilke and Russia

Exhibition concept of the trinational exhibition at German Literature Archive Marbach, Strauhof Zurich and Bern National Library Switzerland, and State Literature Archive Moscow/Russia, for HG Merz

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Thames Estuary Museum

Museum concept and architecture consulting, for UNStudio and HG Merz, 2nd prize in the competition

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Echaz Auen Development

Architecture consulting and city planning, for HG Merz, 2nd prize in the competition

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Archaeological Exhibition at Sülchenkirche

Exhibition concept and project lead, for HG Merz

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Museum Futures I+II

Artistic research project in collaboration with Pratt Institute NYC, University of California San Diego, and Museum Elsewhere in Greensboro/NC

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White City Center

Museum concept, for HG Merz, 2nd prize in the competition

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Dubai Expo 2020

Exhibition concept Signature Pavilion Opportunity, for Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and HG Merz, 1st prize in the competition

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Brenner Base Tunnel Info Point

Curator and project lead, for HG Merz

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Mercedes-Benz Cultural Center

Museum masterplan, curatorial concept and architecture consulting, for HG Merz

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Swarovski Kristallwelten

Curator of the company history exhibition, concept for an archaeological exhibition, and project lead, for HG Merz

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City Museum Munich

Museum concept and architecture consulting, for Auer+Weber and HG Merz, 1st prize in the competition

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Guggenheim Museum Helsinki

Architecture consulting and exhibition concept for HaasCookZemmrich/Studio2050 and HG Merz, shortlisted in the competition

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Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet

Exhibition concept, for Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and HG Merz

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Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Museum concept, for UNStudio and HG Merz, 2nd prize in the competition

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Ruhrbanität

Organization of a lecture series together with Technical University Dortmund

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Ruhrlabor

Organization of an artistic research project together with Zurich University of the Arts

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Lichtgestalten and Reflexions

Organization of an exhibition and a conference together with Centre for International Light Art

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Tü amo. Italian Aspects in German Everyday Life

Curator of the exhibition, organization of a film and lecture series

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Publications

The ship in the city. The history and significance of a young landmark

In: Ludwig Leo. Umlauftank 2. Leipzig 2020. (with HG Merz)

The Call for an Educational Turn in Architecture. Aspects of a School of the Eye

In: Horizonte – Zeitschrift für Architekturdiskurs, #14 Manifest. Weimar 2019 [projected]. (with Sophia Walk)

Ausstellungsstücke: Aura, Atmosphäre, Erkenntnis

In: P. Kiedaisch/S. Marinescu/J. Poesch (ed.): Szenografie. Das Kompendium zur vernetzten Gestaltungsdisziplin. Stuttgart 2020.

Architecture as Science: Add on or Autonomous

In: Juan Almarza Anwandter et al. (ed.): Vom Suffix zur Agenda. Forum Architekturwissenschaft. Berlin 2020 [projected].

Fixing Fluidity: Museums and Public Space in the Arab Gulf

In: Jasmin Chanine/Martine Hennard Dutheil/Kornelia Imesch (ed.): Authenticity and Cultural Translation in the Global City and Community: the Case of the Greater Middle East. Oberhausen 2020. [projected]

Falten und Muster: Studien des Verlangens

In: Christiane Köhne: Pink Freud. Arbeiten 2008 – 2018 (exhibition catalogue). Tübingen 2018.

Kommerz und Kontingenz

Vom absichtslosen Finden der Vergangenheit in den Swarovski Kristallwelten. In: Nikolaus Hofer (ed.): Archäologische Ausgrabungen bei den Swarovski Kristallwelten in Wattens, Tirol (FÖMat – Fundberichte aus Österreich des Bundesdenkmalamts). Wien 2017, pp. 145 – 149. (with HG Merz)

Museum Futures II: Beyond the Vitrine, Across the Street and with the Security Guard

edited by Kate Clark/Pablo v. Frankenberg/Christopher Kennedy. New York 2016.

Raum, Ding, Betrachter – Der Kontext des Museumsraums

In: Oliver Scheytt/Simone Raskob/Gabriele Willems (ed.): Die Kulturimmobilie: Planen – Bauen – Betreiben. Bielefeld 2016, pp. 141 – 165. (together with HG Merz)

Architektur für Kultur. Kontexte und Prozesse

In: Friedrich Loock/Oliver Scheytt (ed.): Kulturmanagement & Kulturpolitik. Stuttgart 2015, pp. 11 – 23.

Layer/Space. Museum Transitions

Postersession at the conference Museen Verstehen at Leibniz Institute for Epistemic Media, Tübingen 2015.

From Copper Etchings to Toilet Paper. The Second Life of Objects

In: Ludwigsburg Museum. Museum Catalogue. Stuttgart 2014, pp. 32 – 57. (together with HG Merz)

Iconicity, Contingency, Junkspace – Architecture Beyond Criticism

In: Dialectic 2: Architecture Between Boom and Bust. Utah 2014, pp. 63 – 67.

Museum Architecture as Urban Institution

In: Lorenz, Ulrike (ed.): Neue Räume für die Kunst. Internationaler Architekturwettbewerb Kunsthalle Mannheim. Heidelberg/Berlin 2013, pp. 153 – 155.

Die Internationalisierung der Museumsarchitektur

Voraussetzungen, Strukturen, Tendenzen (Berliner Schriften zur Museumsforschung, Band 31). Berlin 2013.

Museum Futures I: A Speculative Investigation of Museum Past, Present & Future

edited by Kate Clark/Pablo v. Frankenberg/Christopher Kennedy. San Diego/New York 2013.

Auf der Suche nach einem Fundament für eine empirisch-kulturwissenschaftliche Architekturforschung

Cassirers Philosophie der symbolischen Formen. In: Karin Bürkert et al. (ed.): Nachwuchsforschung – Forschungsnachwuchs. Ein Lesebuch zur Promotion als Prozess (Göttinger kulturwissenschaftliche Studien, Bd. 9). Göttingen 2012, pp. 21 – 32.

Iconicity: The Ideology of New Museum Architecture

Iconicity: The Ideology of New Museum Architecture. In: De re Aedificatoria 3/2012, pp. 81 – 87.

Museum Utopia. A Brief Architectural History of the Ideal Museum

In: Art History Supplement 2.3/2012, pp. 23 – 26.

Zwischen Funktion und Wirkung. Zur aktuellen Situation der Museumsarchitektur in Deutschland

In: Museumskunde. 1/2012, pp. 88 – 94.

Die Wirklichkeit kultureller Transfers

In: Kaspar Maase (ed.): Tü amo! Italienisches im deutschen Alltag. Eine Tübinger Lokalstudie. Begleitband zur Ausstellung. Tübingen 2009, pp. 27 – 38.