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'''Aga Wielocha''' is a collection care professional and a researcher specialised in contemporary art. She is a postdoctoral fellow at the Academy of the Arts in [[Bern]] (BFH). Previously, she worked as a Conservator in M+ Museum of Visual Culture in [[Hong Kong]], where she designed strategies to support efficient care of growing collections of visual art, design, architecture and moving image.  
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'''Aga Wielocha''' is a collection care professional and a researcher specialised in contemporary art. She is a postdoctoral fellow postdoctoral fellow in the research project Activating Fluxus in the Institute Materiality in Art and Culture, [[Bern]] Academy of the Arts (BFH). Previously, she worked as a Conservator in M+ Museum of Visual Culture in [[Hong Kong]], where she was designing documentation strategies to support efficient care of growing collections of visual art, design, architecture and moving image.  
  
 
She holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam (2021). Her doctoral research carried out within the program [http://nacca.eu New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art] (NACCA), situated at the crossroads of art history and theory, conservation, museology and heritage studies, is focused on the lives and futures of contemporary art in institutional collections, particularly on works which are variable and unfold over time.  
 
She holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam (2021). Her doctoral research carried out within the program [http://nacca.eu New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art] (NACCA), situated at the crossroads of art history and theory, conservation, museology and heritage studies, is focused on the lives and futures of contemporary art in institutional collections, particularly on works which are variable and unfold over time.  
  
She is interested in how contemporary art challenges traditional categories of artworks and documents, collections and archives, as well as museum conventions and procedures, and looking at alternative ways of collecting that are compatible with today’s artistic practices.  
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Her general research interests lie in mechanisms and processes of institutional collecting with the focus on processual, contemporary art formats, such as art projects, participatory art and performance and she regularly lectures, gives presentations, and writes on this topic.
  
 
Prior to the doctorate studies, she served as a conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in [[Warsaw]], Poland. She holds a Master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland. [http://maps2020.ludwigmuseum.hu/speaker/aga-wielocha/]
 
Prior to the doctorate studies, she served as a conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in [[Warsaw]], Poland. She holds a Master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland. [http://maps2020.ludwigmuseum.hu/speaker/aga-wielocha/]

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Aga Wielocha, 2021. Photographed in Hong Kong by Cesar Delgado Martin.
Born Warsaw, Poland

Aga Wielocha is a collection care professional and a researcher specialised in contemporary art. She is a postdoctoral fellow postdoctoral fellow in the research project Activating Fluxus in the Institute Materiality in Art and Culture, Bern Academy of the Arts (BFH). Previously, she worked as a Conservator in M+ Museum of Visual Culture in Hong Kong, where she was designing documentation strategies to support efficient care of growing collections of visual art, design, architecture and moving image.

She holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam (2021). Her doctoral research carried out within the program New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art (NACCA), situated at the crossroads of art history and theory, conservation, museology and heritage studies, is focused on the lives and futures of contemporary art in institutional collections, particularly on works which are variable and unfold over time.

Her general research interests lie in mechanisms and processes of institutional collecting with the focus on processual, contemporary art formats, such as art projects, participatory art and performance and she regularly lectures, gives presentations, and writes on this topic.

Prior to the doctorate studies, she served as a conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland. She holds a Master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland. [1]

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