Kerstin Winking works as a curator and writer. Since 2020, she is a PhD candidate at the Institute for History at Leiden University and a guest researcher at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV). In 2019, she was the Mondriaan Fellow at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, NY, USA. Previously, she worked for the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and co-initiated curatorial research projects on postcolonial questions and with a collaborative approach such as ‘Africa Reflected’ (2010), ‘Project 1975’ (2011-2012), and ‘Global Collaborations’ (2013-2015).
With Anissa Rahadiningtyas and Marieke Bloembergen, Kerstin is the co-initiator of the conference The Makings of Art in Southeast Asia and the Problem of Colonial Legacies scheduled 8-10 November 2022 at the Institute for Technology in Bandung, Indonesia.