Christine Takengny is an independent curator based in London. With Teresa Cisneros-Ledda she is coordinating Iniva's Whose Map is it? new mapping by artists exhibition open from 2 June - 24 July 2010.
Before studying curating at Goldsmiths College in London, Christine Takengny worked in Germany at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Documenta 11 and Ulmer Museum. In 2008 she was Assistant Curator for Martin Beck's exhibition Panel 2: Nothing better than a touch of ecology and catastrophe to unite the social classes at Gasworks, London and for the exhibition series GSK Contemporary at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Her recently curated shows include gold&delicious (The Apple Tree, London, 2008); Weickmann's Curiosity Cabinet. Homage with Georges Adéagbo, Candida Höfer and Matthias Beckmann (Ulmer Museum, Germany, 2007); Springboard - 18th Ulm Triennial (Ulmer Museum, 2006); Visual Vocabulary - Between Words and Images (The Gallery at Willesden Green, London, 2008); Chinese Whispers (Saasoon Gallery, London, 2009); ethKnowcentrix - Museums Inside the Artist (October Gallery, London, 2009) and Curating Fictions, a series of talks at the Whitechapel Gallery in London. In 2009 she received a grant for a curatorial research trip to South Korea from Goethe Institute and was invited to curate the exhibition Flexible Aura for Brain Factory in Seoul. Currently she is working as Associate Curator for Iniva and October Gallery.
Christine Takengny and Teresa Cisneros introduce the exhibition Whose Map is it? new mapping by artists at Rivington Place.