Pauline Doutreluigne is an independent curator based in Berlin. Through her work she seeks to question normative power structures, stimulate cultural and ecological differentiations and deconstruct societal ideas originating from colonial thinking. Doutreluigne is trained in Sinology at Ghent University, where she completed a Master’s thesis on experimental Chinese art and post-Orientalism. She then followed with a Master’s program in art management at CAFA in Beijing, where she also founded the Borderline Moving Images Festival and was assistant director at Platform China Contemporary Art Institute.
Doutreluigne co-founded the Mindpirates art collective in Berlin and recent exhibitions include The Conundrum of Imagination, on the paradigm of exploration and discovery at Wiener Festwochen 2017, Vienna, co-curated with Bonaventure Soh Ndikung; Agency of Living Organisms at San Sebastian’s Tabakalera in 2016 and The Next Big Thing is Not a Thing at NAiM/Bureau Europa in the Netherlands and more. Together with Petra Poelzl and Jana Haeckel, she will curate a one-year program called Karma Ltd Extended at ACUD MACHT NEU gallery in Berlin, starting February 2018.