Centre for Art and Media (ZKM)

Professor Christiane Riedel is the Managing Director of ZKM – Centre for Art and Media in Karlsruhe.

Previously she was Managing Director of the Deutscher Werkbund (German Association of Craftsmen) in Baden-Württemberg and then at the Niedersachsen Interdisciplinary Research Association.

She is an honorary professor at Karlshochschule International University and a member of the university councils of several institutions. 

Born in Karlsruhe, she graduated in the history of art and architecture as well as literary studies.