Marlies Wirth is an art historian and curator based in Vienna, working at the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. As the Curator for Digital Culture she has a key role in the programming of the VIENNA BIENNALE and heads the MAK Design Collection. She has curated exhibitions in the fields of art, design, architecture, and technology, such as UNCANNY VALUES. Artificial Intelligence & You (2019), ARTIFICIAL TEARS (2017), and the new MAK DESIGN LAB.
She was co-director for the 12th Global Art Forum in Dubai and Singapore (2018), in 2019 she was the curator of the Austrian contribution to the XXII Triennale di Milano and was nominated curator of the Austrian contribution to the London Design Biennale 2021. For the first edition of SPARK Art Fair Vienna she curates the section on new media and digital art titled “Interface”. Focusing on conceptual art and cultural anthropological contexts of artistic production, she also develops independent exhibition projects and authors texts and essays for publications.
Marlies Wirth will give a guided tour of the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts Vienna on May 6, 2021 at 3:15 pm CET.