Elke aus dem Moore has been director of Akademie Schloss Solitude since May 2018. She was the head of the visual arts department at ifa – Institute for international relations until end of April 2018. During her tenure there, she designed the program for international art exchange through exhibitions, conferences, funding programs, and workshops. One of her latest projects was the gathering Under the Mango Tree – Sites of Learning in cooperation with aneducation, documenta 14 which was initiated in cooperation with Sepake Angiama and focused on international perspectives of new educative models in art. Further important projects are among others the collective exhibition project Politics of Sharing – On Collective Wisdom (2016/2017) in cooperation with Adnan Yildiz as well as the conference Curating Under Pressure (together with Leonhard Emmerling), which took place in 2015 in New Zealand.
Elke aus dem Moore studied literature and fine arts in Osnabrück, Zurich and Bochum and was curator for contemporary art at Shedhalle in Zurich from 1999 to 2002. From 2003 to 2006 she was responsible for the international exhibition program of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart as artistic director. She has published numerous catalogs and articles and is the initiator and co-founder of the online magazine Contemporary and (C&) and of the International Biennial Association – IBA.
»30 Year Anniversary of Akademie Schloss Solitude – On Transformative Potentials, Imagination, and Artistic Practices« Interview Denise Helene Sumi and Sebastian Schneider, Solitude Blog, August 27, 2020
»Solitude-Chefin: Kunst befeuert Wandel« Interview Nikolai B. Forstbauer, Stuttgarter Nachrichten Online, July 10, 2020 (in German)
»Bildung muss neu gedacht werden« Interview Nikolai B. Forstbauer, Stuttgarter Nachrichten Online, June 27, 2019 (in German)
»Opening Up, Translating, Unlearning« mit Elke aus dem Moore und Paula Kohlmann, Schloss-Post, October 8, 2018
»Elke aus dem Moore: Gefühlte geographische Hürde« Interview Adrienne Braun, Stuttgarter Zeitung Online, May 16, 2018 (in German)