Curator, cultural theorist, urban researcher and writer, Elke Krasny is Professor of Art and Education at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Since 2014 she has been Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Technology. In 2013 she was Visiting Scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montréal and, prior to that, Visiting Artist at Simon Fraser University's Audain Gallery in Vancouver (2011-2012); and Visiting Curator at the Hong Kong Community Museum Project (2011). Recent curatorial works include Mapping the Everyday Neighborhood Claims for the Future and Hands-On Urbanism 1850-2012: The Right to Green, which was shown at the Architecture Centre Vienna and at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2015 Hands-On Urbanism will be shown at the University of Maryland's Kibel Gallery. She co-edited the 2013 volume Women's:Museum. Curatorial Politics in Feminism, Education, History, and Art.
Hands-on Urbanism 1850-2012