documenta Archiv | Director
Art historian / Archivist
Birgit Jooss’ core professional focus is on the challenges of information sciences. In July 2016 she started as director of the documenta Archiv in Kassel. Beforehand she worked for exhibitions and museums as well as universities and art archives in Munich, Nuremberg and Berlin.
Founded in 1961 the documenta Archiv comprises a library of more than 100,000 volumes, roughly 5,000 film, video, and audio recordings, 60,000 photos, and 1.4 million archival items relating to documenta exhibitions 1 through 13. According to current plans, the documenta Archiv will be the basis for the non-university documenta Institute to be established in collaboration with the University of Kassel.
Read about Birgit at Wikipedia