Gabriel Schimmeroth

PhD student

Gabriel Schimmeroth is a curator and pro­ject coordinator at the Museum am Rothenbaum – Kulturen und Künste der Welt (MARKK) in Hamburg. He is responsible for the project “Zwischenraum – A Space Between”, which addresses the re­orientation of the museum and experiments with new formats. Previously, Gabriel worked as a curatorial assistant at Ethnologisches Museum Berlin with a focus on provenance research. He holds a master’s degree of the Global History programme from Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Gabriel’s research interests reach from urban history and the history of transnational infrastructure projects to material culture, provenance research and the future of ethnographic museums.

For more information, read about Gabriel's PhD project and visit the museum webpage