Marlene is a curator and researcher based in Bern, Switzerland, who is interested in how digital technologies in the 21st century influence the production, perception and distribution of contemporary art. In her PhD she examined exhibition displays of post-digital artistic practices in physical and virtual spaces. Her curatorial work deals with topics such as artificial intelligence, online self-representation, and body images in social media.
After her Master studies in Bern and Berlin, she worked for Art Basel Unlimited (2013-2014), Migros Museum for Contemporary Art, Zurich (2014-2015), as an assistant at Stadtgalerie Bern (2015-2016) and as a curator of the platform videokunst.ch (2016-2019). She is currently employed as curatorial assistant at the contemporary art department at Kunstmuseum Bern and as a curator for the NFT platform elementum.art. Since 2022, she is a jury member of the Pax Art Awards.