Verena Kuni is scholar in the field of art, cultural and media studies and professor for visual culture at the Goethe University, Frankfurt Main. Since 1996 she is lecturing, researching and teaching at universities and art academies in Europe and beyond.
Her curatorial work is dedicated to interdisciplinary projects and programs at the intersections of theory and practice. From 1995 – 1999 she has been co-curator (video) for the Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival; since 1999 she is director of the interdisciplinary conference for art, media and network cultures, interfiction.
Her research focuses a. o. on transfers between material and media cultures; media of imagination and technologies of transformation; DIY and prosumer cultures; urban biotopes; toys and/as tools; visual epistemology; information design and/as figurations of knowledge; alternate realities and (trans)formations of time. She has published widely (print & online) on contemporary arts, culture & media.