Vera Tollmann (DE) is a curator and writer.
Vera Tollmann lives in Berlin. She works as an independent curator and writes about contemporary art and internet culture, most recently about Youtube. Vera studied Cultural Studies in Hildesheim and Liverpool. From 2004 to 2006 she worked as program curator for the international media art festival transmediale in Berlin. As an independent curator, she curated the group exhibition Hands-on history and video programs like Picturing free knowledge.
Tollmann publishes articles on internet issues and contemporary art. Her text I will chocolate you deals with the internet use in China and the role of the western world, published in springerin. She was researcher for Video Vortex (Amsterdam, 2008), a conference on artistic responses to Youtube and participated with a video program in its third edition Video Vortex (Ankara, 2008).
In recent projects, she is dealing with climate change or Youtube issues: Nachvollziehungsangebote (Comprehensive Offerings, with Sophie Goltz) at Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna in 2007, Katastrophenalarm (Catastrophe alert, with Sophie Goltz, Christine Heidemann, Anne Kersten, Ingo Vetter) at NGBK, Berlin and Talkmasters (screening programme featuring video art on Youtube) at Badischer Kunstverein in Karlsruhe in 2008.