Andrea Messner was born in 1991 in Bolzano, Italy. She studied philosophy, theater studies and art history in Munich, Rome, Berlin, Scotland. Her interests involve the interfaces between art and philosophy, political philosophy, concepts of history, philosophy of the renaissance, languages, documentary (film), the arts. Based in Berlin and Rome, she works as a researcher, author, curator, translator, artist. She taught at LMU München, HU Berlin and curated shows in both cities. After writing her MA-thesis on Walter Benjamin under the supervision of Rahel Jaeggi (HU Berlin), at the moment she is collaborating with the documentary filmmakers of Miramonte Film (Bolzano), preparing the project Piazza Connection for Manifesta 12 (Palermo) as well as her PhD-project.
Published with Freigeist Verlag: Hate as a tranformative force – An essay on Walter Benjamin, in:
Experimentieren mit Flüssigkeit. Zur Bedeutung der Deutung in ›Die Verklärung des Gewöhnlichen‹ – Überlegungen mit Arthur C. Danto, in: