Marie Egger is a graduate student of Art History in a Global Context with a focus on Europe and America at Freie Universität Berlin. Her research interests include humorous strategies in contemporary art since the Cold War; as well as institutional and artistic practices of archiving. She earned a combined B.A. degree in Cultural History and Theory, and Art and Visual History from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Subsequently, she completed an M.A. degree in Arts and Media Administration at Freie Universität Berlin.
Marie Egger was a member of the curatorial teams of Marrakech Biennale in Morocco (2012), Biennial of the Americas in Denver, Colorado (2013) and Moscow Biennial in Russia (2015); and of Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna (2014–2015). In 2016, she received a fellowship at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (now Kunstinstituut Melly) in Rotterdam, where she realized a curatorial research project on the institution’s archive. Since 2019 she works as a student assistant at the Cluster of Excellence “Matters of Activity” and since fall 2021 at the Research Centre “The Technical Image”.