Roger M. Buergel
Roger M. Buergel, from Berlin, is the Founding Director of Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich. He was previously appointed as artistic director for Documenta XII Kassel (2007) and Busan Biennale (2012). Buergel has curated numerous critically acclaimed exhibitions including Omoshirogara- Japan’s Path to Modernity (Johann Jacobs Museum, 2016), Barely Something. On Ai Weiwei (Museum DKM, 2010) and The Government, a traveling exhibition jointly conceived with Ruth Noack at the University Art Gallery Luneburg, Museum d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Miami Art Central, Witte de with Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Secession (2003-05). He also taught in Luneburg University from 2002–2005 and the Academy of Fine Arts from 2007–2009, Karlsruhe. Together with the Chinese curator Zhang Qing, Buergel is currently preparing an exhibition about China’s transcultural past. “Suzhou Documents” will open this fall in Suzhou (China).
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