Cathrin Mayer works as a curator and lecturer at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin and the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz in Austria. She was recently the co-curator of the first major institutional exhibitions of Anna Daučíková and Evelyn Taocheng Wang. In collaboration with Maurin Dietrich, Mayer established a new performance programme for KW for the Pogo Bar project. She has additionally curated numerous other exhibitions and is currently preparing for the first major show of the Kosovo artist Dardan Zhegrova in Fragile Berlin. Her writings are regularly published in arts and cultural magazines and she is the editor of several books currently in progress. From 2020 Mayer is also the curator of Kunsthalle Steiermark in Graz, Austria.