Sandra Oehy

Associate Researcher
IGmA IInstitute for Principles of Modern Architecture (Design and Theory)


Keplerstraße 11
70174 Stuttgart

Sandra Oehy studied art history, political science and sociology at the University of Zurich. As a researcher, exhibition organizer and lecturer, she has been working on projects with a focus on the interfaces of practice and theory in the fields of art, design and architecture for many years. In 2016 she curated “Incidental Space” with the architect Christian Kerez for the Swiss pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2014 she was project lead and co-curator (managing curator) of the German contribution “Bungalow Germania” at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale. From 2010 to 2013 she was co-director of the Van Horbourg art space for contemporary art in Basel and Zurich. She was a long-time member of the art acquisition commission of the Canton of Zug and was involved in a variety of international cultural and exhibition projects, including: in Sri Lanka, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Italy and Germany. As a lecturer and researcher with a focus on exhibition making, she worked at ETH Zurich, Zurich University of the Arts, the University of Zurich, and the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). Since 2018 she has been working as a researcher at the Institute for Principles of Modern Architecture (Design and Theory) (IGmA) at the University of Stuttgart. Since March 2023, she is also working as a specialist for networks, collaborations and mediation for art in public space at the cultural office of the city of Stuttgart.

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