Bettina Pelz

DOOR WAHDEK _ Chief-Editor.
Curator, Writer and Researcher _ based in

Over the last twenty years, the curatorial work of Bettina Pelz is dedicated to art-in-context projects. Her exhibition projects are hosted at art institutions and in public space, in cultural heritage and postindustrial environments. She has been the founding curator of several sustainable art projects in Europe and Africa, among them LICHTROUTEN, GLOW, NARRACJE and INTERFERENCE Internationally she has been involved in projects in Australia, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Italy, Mali, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South-Africa, Switzerland and Tunisia.

Since 2012, focus of her research and academic teaching is on light in fine arts. From 2014 to 2017, she was visiting professor at the University of Fine Arts Saarbrucken and founded the academic network “Light In Fine Arts (LIFA) in tandem with Prof. Daniel Hausig. In 2015, she founded the transdisciplinary format LICHTCAMPUS at the University of Applied Sciences Hamburg, in tandem with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roland Greule. In 2019, she founded, an international, transdisciplinary network and research project with focus on women working with physical light. She publishes regularly in a variety of international magazines, most of her texts can be found on


Photo: LICHTCAMPUS Wismar 2019. Photo: Georg Hund.