Dr. Pablo v. Frankenberg

Curating Consulting

Deutsch Imprint

Info

Pablo von Frankenberg is a curator and museum planner. He creates exhibitions and museums, develops concepts for memorials, and advises cultural institutions and architects. As a sociologist and cultural scientist he researches, publishes, and teaches in the domains of museum and architecture in Europe and abroad.

Services

  • Curator of Museums and Exhibitions

  • Museum Planning and Consulting

  • Architecture Consulting

  • Cultural Concepts

  • Project Development and Management

  • Research and Teaching

  • Writing and Editing

  • Concept and Planning of Publications

Contact

Dr. Pablo v. Frankenberg

Curating Consulting

Ludwigkirchstr. 9a

10719 Berlin

Germany

pablo@vonfrankenberg.cc

Projects

Lauchhammer

Concept and curation of a new museum on industrial heritage

,

German Maritime Museum

Artistic adviser for the new permanent exhibition

,

Johannes Kepler Museum

Curator of the new permanent exhibition about German astronomer Johannes Kepler

,

Berlin State Museums: re-united

Open-air exhibition about the reunification of Berlin's museums

,

TU Berlin Campus Charlottenburg

Concept for an exhibition pavilion, a Science Gallery, and science paths

,

Cultural Studies

Teaching position at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Master program Conceptual Design

,

Kepler's Dream

Curator of the permanent exhibition on Johannes Kepler at City Museum Leonberg

,

Kniepass Fortress

Museum concept

,

Experiment and Vision

Teaching position at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Master program Conceptual Design

,

Architecture Criticism

Teaching position at Institute for Architecture Theory, Technical University Graz

,

Exilmuseum

Architecture and museum consulting for Diller Scofidio + Renfro, competition 2nd prize

,

Design Academy Saaleck

Cultural and architectural adviser for Marzona Foundation Neue Saalecker Werkstätten

,

Industrial Museum Reutlingen

Museum and architecture consulting for the City of Reutlingen

,

The Savage Mind

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

,

Museum of Transport

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

,

UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein

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

,

Bauakademie Berlin

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

,

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

,

Thames Estuary Museum

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

,

Echaz Auen Development

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

,

Archaeological Exhibition at Sülchenkirche

Exhibition concept and project lead, for HG Merz

,

Museum Futures I+II

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

,

White City Center

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

,

Dubai Expo 2020

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

,

Brenner Base Tunnel Info Point

Curator and project lead, for HG Merz

,

Mercedes-Benz Cultural Center

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

,

Swarovski Kristallwelten

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

,

City Museum Munich

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

,

Guggenheim Museum Helsinki

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

,

Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet

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

,

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

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

,

Ruhrbanität

Organization of a lecture series together with Technical University Dortmund

,

Ruhrlabor

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

,

Lichtgestalten and Reflexions

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

,

Tü amo. Italian Aspects in German Everyday Life

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

,

Publications

Between Stage and Museum

Regensburg's Kepler Museum and the Use of History. In: Opus Incertum. Verso una nuova idea di museo. Architettura, arti, teoria e storia 1934-1964, 9/2023, pp. 170–175.

Museum Media Metamorphosis

In: The International Journal of Museum Studies, Vol. II, 2022, pp. 29–43.

Architecture as Science: Add on or Autonomous

In: Juan Almarza Anwandter et al. (ed.): Vom Suffix zur Agenda. Forum Architekturwissenschaft. Berlin 2021, pp. 252–268.

Stilblüten der Stadtgestaltung

In: Kübel, Poller, Leuchte – verloren in der Stadtmöblierung, moderneREGIONAL 21/2, 2021.

Entenhausener Experimente

An interview with Anke te Heesen and Felicitas Hoppe. In: Arch+ features 100, 2020, pp. 16–22.

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

In: Ludwig Leo. Umlauftank 2. Leipzig 2020, pp. 109–151. (with HG Merz)

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

In: Horizonte – Journal for Architectural Discourse, #14 Manifestations. Weimar 2020, pp. 168 – 175. (with Sophia Walk)

Ausstellungsstücke: Aura, Atmosphäre, Erkenntnis

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

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.