about

Jens Geiger (*1980) is a cinema and exhibition curator based in Hamburg and Karlsruhe (Germany).

He holds a diploma in political science from the University of Hamburg as well as a master’s degree in curatorial studies from the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig.

From 2008 to 2013 he was a curator and researcher for the exhibition project “Verstummte Stimmen. The expulsion of the ,jews’ from the opera between 1933 and 1945”, working on shows in Stuttgart, Darmstadt, Dresden and Bayreuth.

Since 2008 he has been curating film programs and exhibitions on a freelance basis.

From 2011 – 2016 he worked mainly as a festival programmer, program coordinator and curator for Filmfest Hamburg.

Between 2017 and 2019 he was the artistic director of the Kinemathek Karlsruhe and continues to work as a freelance curator for cinemas, film festivals and cultural spaces.