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Rahel Puffert

is a cultural theorist and Professor for Art and Education at the Hochschule der Künste, Braunschweig, Germany. She taught art and its mediation at Carl von Ossietzky Universität, Oldenburg, between 2012 and 2019 and is co-founder and artistic director of Werkhaus Münzviertel since 2013. The focus of her research is the educative and social function of art, and art in public space, for example in schools. Rahel worked in art mediation for Städtische Galerie Nordhorn and Kunstverein Springhornhof Neuenkirchen and as advisor for “ÜberLebenskunst. Schule,” Bundeskulturstiftung/ Freie Universität Berlin; she collaborated with the projects “target: autonopop,” the archive for art and social movements and FRONTBILDUNG and was editor and founding member of the Internet platform THE THING, Hamburg. She works, publishes and researches on the diverse transitions between artistic, educative and (cultural-)political practices.
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