research / concepts / curation / creative direction / product design / spatial design / project management
Tanja Seiner trained as an exhibition designer at the Ortweinschule, Graz, and studied product design and scenography at the State School for Media Art & Design Karlsruhe under Volker Albus, Werner Aisslinger, Jurgen Bey, Andreas Voigt. From 2007–2010 she worked as a senior designer and project manager for Jerszy Seymour Design Workshop in Berlin, designing and managing projects for clients in the furniture and consumer goods industry (Magis, Vitra, Groupe SEB et al.), as well as editions and spatial installations for design galleries and museums (Galerie Kreo, MUDAM Luxembourg, MARTa Herford, MAK Wien et al.). As a lecturer for product design at the Kunsthochschule Kassel (2010–2015) she taught practice-based design courses and interdisciplinary courses within the department of art history and philosophy. Since 2014, she is assistant curator at Lothringer13 Halle, a municipal institution for international contemporary art in Munich. With KOOPERATIVE GROSSSTADT, a Munich housing co-operative founded in 2015, she conceives and organizes events and interventions in public space all relating to the topics of architectural qualities that foster a cooperative and multifaceted urban life. In 2015 she initiated the project Pet Market, which first opened as part of the DMY International Design Festival Berlin. In 2016 she curated the design exhibition Touch deeper at Lothringer13 Halle.
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