Lisa Paland is an art and cultural scientist and curator. She is currently working as a research assistant in the DFG Research Training Group Normativity Critique Change, where she is writing her dissertation on collaborative and performative exhibition practices of the 1990s in art history.
She completed her Master's degree in "Staging the Arts and Media" at the University of Hildesheim in 2019 with a thesis on feminist science fiction narratives in contemporary art using the example of three spatial installations by Marianne Vlaschits.
Her research focuses on performative curatorial practice, queer-feminist curating and critical theory. As a curator and art educator, she has worked for Kunstverein Hildesheim, transmediale - festival for art and digital culture, Meta.Morf - Trondheim International Biennale for Art and Technology and the National Gallery of Iceland in Reykjavík, among others. In 2019-21 she was a research volunteer for the Haus der Kunst in Munich, where she contributed to various exhibitions and publications.