Markus Mueller

Clients of BUREAU MUELLER include the Museum fur Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt, the Josef Albers Museum Quadrat Bottrop, the internet magazine Contemporary And (C&), the ars viva – price of the Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V. (Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries) , RAY Photographie Projekte, Frankfurt, Haus der Kunst, MOnchen, the Deutsche Sparkassen- und Giroverband (German Association of Saving Banks), Kunsthalle Wien, and the German Pavillon at the 5ih International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale 2017, and Haus Modrath – Rliume fur Kunst.

Mueller has been part of the team of the Artistic Director Okwui Enwezor at the 561 International Art Exhibition Venice Biannale. Former clients include the German Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennial in 2013 (Ai, Karmakar, Mofukeng, Singh), the German Pavilion at the 541h Venice Biennial in 2011 (Christoph Schlingensief , Golden Lion), The Museum of Modern Art, New York , the National Art Museum of Ukraine (Kiev), the Julia

Stoschek Collection, DOsseldorf, the Prince Claus Fund, Amsterdam, the Villa Romana, Florence, Meeting Points 6 (Beirut, Brussels, Berlin), the About Change, Collection, Berlin, the Galerie fur zeitgenossische Kunst, Leipzig, La Triennale 2012 (Paris), Documenta (13), the Gwangju Biennale Foundation, South-Korea, The Walther Collection, New York , Neu-Ulm/Burlafingen, and Jarla Partilager, Stockholm, Berlin.

Before founding BUREAU MUELLER in 2007 MOiier was the Deputy Director and Head of Communication of KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. MOiier has been Director of Communications for Documenta11, Kassel, Germany and was responsible for organizing the first four platforms of Documenta11 in Vienna, New Delhi, Berlin, St. Lucia and Lagos (1999 – 2002) . He was also responsible for the overall communicative strategy , the development of the corporate design, and the internet presence of Documenta11. He has worked as Director of Communications for the 3’d and 4th Berlin Biennial (2004 and 2006) as well as Sculpture. Projects in Munster 1997, and the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 1993 (Hans Haacke and Nam Jun Paik). From 1995 till 2002 he was Head of Communication and Curator for Contemporary Art at the Westflilische Landesmuseum in Munster.

Markus MOiier has curated a small number of exhibitions, among others ECM A Cultural Archeology (together with Okwui Enwezor) , Haus der Kunst, Munich 2012/2013, Throbbing Gristle, TG@KW Annual Industrial Report, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 2005, General Idea, General Ideas Editions , 1967 – 1995, KW, 2006, Psychotopes (with Bill Burns, Robyn Collier, Germanine Koh, Benny Nemerowsky Ramsay, Scott Lyall a.o.), YYZ, Toronto, 2003, Gordon Matta-Clark, Food, Westfalisches Landesmuseum Munster, Germany, 1999, Heimo Zobernig, The Catalogue, Westfalisches Landesmuseum Monster, Germany, 1998, Platos Cave, the museum and electronic media, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, 1994, and as part of the non-for-profit branch of BUREAU MUELLER, solo exhibitions with Fischli/Weiss, Heimo Zobernig, Agnes Martin, Stan Douglas, Jenny Holzer, Peter Roehr, Gunter Fruhtrunk, Michaela Meise, Birgit Hein, Terre Thaemlitz , William Eggleston, Perlon Records, Bettina Allamoda, Albert Oehlen, Ursula Boeckler, and Thomas Scheibitz (2007-2017) .

He has recently co-curated I got Rhythm, Jazz and the Visual Arts at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart running till March 2016 and is working on Improvise NOW!!! a series of concerts , performances, lectures, symposia and an exhibition at Haus der Kunst that run from April 2016 to August 2017 . Mueller is working on Free Music Production (FMP): The Living Music which will take place at Haus der Kunst and Akademie der KOnste in 2017/2018 .

He has published extensively on music and contemporary art, for example interviews with (among others) Mike Kelley, Dan Graham, Renee Green, Christian Marclay, Martin Creed, Greil Marcus, Alex Katz, Jutta Koether, Douglas Gordon, Tobias Rehberger in Make it Funky, Strategies between Avantgarde and Pop in Visual Arts and Music, Cologne, 1999, and interviews (among others) with Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore, Glenn Branca, Tony Oursler , Jeff Wall and Dan Graham in Dan Graham Works 1965 2000, DOsseldorf, 2002. From 1999 – 2012 he was a regular contributor to Texte zur Kunst, Bertin.

Since 2003 he is a lecturer at the postgraduate Institute for Art in Context at the Universitat der KOnste, Berlin.

This is info on the exhibition of the record label FMP.

These are the books that were mentioned in the interview; Cixin Liu: Death’s End and John Corbett: Microgroove