Karin de Wild is a curator and art historian with a special interest for the influence of digital technology on art, museums and cultural memory. After studying art education and art history she finished her MA Museum Curator at the VU University and the University of Amsterdam. During her studies she held internships at the Queens Museum of Art (New York), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam) and Kröller-Müller Museum (Otterlo). She worked as a curator at MAMA (centre for contemporary art, Rotterdam) and Bergarde Galleries (gallery and private collection modern and contemporary art, Heerjansdam).
Currently she is a PhD student at DJCAD (University of Dundee) under supervision of Dr. Sarah Cook and Dr. Wendy Moncur. Her research is on how art museums can offer an interactive memory space for Net.Art and the fundamental changes that need to be made within the (traditional) memory culture of these institutions.
Activation of the Mnemonic Space