* 1960 in Dinslaken, West-Germany,
lives and works since 1990 in Berlin

Thorsten Goldberg is Initiator and Publisher of „Public Art Wiki“, the Germany-wide internet archive for art in public space in the German-speaking-area.

He is Co-Publisher of „Kunst in der Großsiedlung (art in the large-housing-area) Marzahn-Hellersdorf“ a printed complete docu­men­tation of more than 460 public works, 320 pages, 2009 and author of several texts on public art in Berlin.

As a member of different committees and advisory boards he is involved in the election and orga­ni­zation of compe­ti­tions for art in public space:
from 1999  to 2914 spokesman of the Office for Art in Public Space of the Kulturwerk, bbk-berlin
from 2011 - 2015 member of the BAK, Advisory Committee of the Senate for Culture of Berlin
from 2014 to 2016 member of the KÖR commission, Office for Art in Public Space, Vienna/Austria
since 2015 member of the commission for art in public space of the district Steglitz-Zehlendorf of Berlin
from 1999 to 2014 member of the commission for art in public space of the district Marzahn- Hellersdorf of Berlin

Study:

from 1984 - 1991 sculpture
at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart/DE

Awards:

1990 Forum-Junger-Kunst-Award, Kunsthalle Kiel, Museum Wolfsburg, Museum Bochum/DE
1991 Senate of Berlin-Stipend for Photog­raphy,  (together with the screen­writer Wieland Bauder under the pseu­donym Tomas Bauer), Berlin/DE
1998 City of Wiesbaden-Art-Stipend, Wiesbaden/DE

Teaching:

1994 - 2001 Adjunct Professor for exper­i­mental Sculpture and for Photog­raphy, Freie Kunstschule Berlin/DE
2001 - 2003 Adjunct Professor for Photog­raphy in Public Space, Alice-Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin/DE
2002 Visiting Professor for the Sculpture Project “umfluegen” with master class students of the Kunstakademie Muenster/DE
2003 - 2004 Visiting Professor at Kunstakademie Munich/DE
2003 - 2008 Guest Professor for Art in Public Space at the Art Academy Linz/AT
2007 - 2009 Professor (repres.) for arts and media at the Muthesius Art Academy in Kiel/DE

Works in Public Collections:

The City of Bergen/NO; The city of Gdansk/PL; The Land of Berlin; The Centre for Polish Sculpture Oronsko/PL; The German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Devel­opment; The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Bonn; The Mazovian Centre of Contem­porary Art – Elek­trownia in Radom/PL; The City of Lipp­stadt; The City of Heidenheim; The Charité University Clinique Berlin; The Martin-Gropius-Hospital Eber­swalde; The Daimler Art Collection; The Art-Museum Heidenheim; The collection Gerisch Sculpture Park, Neumünster; The collection Stefan Haupt, Berlin; Institute for Federal Real Estate (BImA)/DE

Seminars, Juries:

2017 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Platz der Menschen­rechte (Human Rights Square) Vienna
2016 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Kopernikus secondary school Berlin-Steglitz
2016 Jury Compe­tition: new building Deutsches Rheumaforschungszentrum Heidelberg
2016 Jury, Compe­tition: Haus der Zukunft Berlin
2015 Jury, compe­tition: new building Fraun­hofer IAP, Potsdam Golm
2015 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Johann-Gottfried-Herder Gymnasium, Berlin Licht­enberg
2015 Jury, compe­tition: new building Umwelt­bun­desamt Dessau
2014 Jury, compe­tition: monumet for the founders of the Friedrich­stadt­palast Berlin Mitte
2014 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: sepul­chral monument for an Aids tomb, Berlin
2014 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Max-von-Laue Primary School Berlin-Steglitz
2014 Jury, compe­tition: new building Thalia Primary School Berlin-Kreuzberg
2013 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Schiller Library, Berlin-Wedding
2013 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Marzahner Prom­enade, Berlin-Marzahn
2012 Jury, compe­tition: new building Zentrum für Mikrosysteme und Mate­ri­alien Berlin-Adlershof
2012 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Art Academy Weißensee, Total Building, Berlin-Moabit
2012 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Marzahner Prom­enade, Berlin-Marzahn
2011 Jury, compe­tition: Deutscher Bundestag, new building Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus
2011 Jury, compe­tition: new building Zentrum für Mikrosysteme und Mate­ri­alien, Berlin-Adlershof
2011 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Marzahner Prom­enade, Berlin-Marzahn
2011 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Alice Salomon Platz, Berlin-Hellersdorf
2011 Jury, compe­tition: new building Kastanien­hof­schule, Berlin-Lichtenberg
2011 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Jeanne-Barez-Schule, Berlin-Pankow
2011 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Carl von Linné Schule, Berlin-Lichtenberg
2010 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Tor nach Pankow, Stad­traum Berlin-Pankow
2010 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Julius-Hirsch Sportanlage, Berlin-Charlottenburg
2009 Panel: Stad­tum­bau­woche, Kunst in der Großsiedlung, Städt. Galerie Marzahn
2009 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Municipal Library Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
2009 Jury arch. and art. compe­tition: Boulevard der Stars, Pots­damer Platz Berlin
2008 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Doppelka­ianlage Gröbe­nufer, Berlin-Kreuzberg
2008 Jury, stipend: Kunst­gen­erator Viersen
2008 Jury, compe­tition: new building Kunst am Bau Sporthalle Char­lot­tenburg Berlin
2008 Symposium and lecture: Archive des Öffentlichen, Viersen
2007 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: Dathe­p­rom­enade, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Berlin-Lichtenberg
2007 Jury, compe­tition: Platzgestaltung G. Knorr, Berlin Marzahn-Hellersdorf
2006 Seminar: „Light Art“ within the Master of fine Art studies art in public space at the Bauhaus University Weimar
2006 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Feuerwache Berlin-Marzahn-Hellersdorf
2005 Symposium and lecture: Kunst­pro­jekte als Stadt­teil­strategie, Interreg-Lhasa, Aufbauwerk Leipzig
2005 Panel: zum Verbleib der Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Kultur­referat Bergkamen
2004 Jury, compe­tition: Boulevard der Stars, Pots­damer Platz Berlin
2004 Seminar within the Master of fine Art studies Art in public space at the Bauhaus University Weimar
2004 Jury, compe­tition: Dern´sches Gelände, Wies­baden
2004 Jury, compe­tition: new building Wissenschaft­szentrum, Forum Adlershof, Berlin
2003 Jury, compe­tition: new building JVA Wrietzen
2003 Seminar: within the Master of fine Art studies Art in public space at the Bauhaus University Weimar
2002 Jury, compe­tition: Neustruk­turierung der City-Meile, Berlin-Hellersdorf
2002 Sculpture project: with Master Class students at the Kunstakademie Münster in Bergkamen-Heil
2000 Panel: Kunst des Öffentlichen, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
2000 Jury chair­manship, compe­tition: new building Zoll­tech­nisches Laborge­bäude, Berlin
2000 Jury, compe­tition: new building Sartre Gymnasium Berlin-Hellersdorf
2000 Jury, compe­tition: new building Max-Planck-Inst./DRFZ, Charité, Berlin
1999 Jury, compe­tition: new building Jugend­freizei­theim, Berlin-Hellersdorf
1999 Jury, compe­tition: 10-Jahre Mauerfall
1999 Jury, arch. compe­tition: Belvedere, Ferch
1998 Jury, compe­tition: new building Bundeswehrkrankenhaus, Berlin
1998 Seminar: at the Akademie für Kultur und Bildung, Berlin
1994 Jury, compe­tition: new building for the University Clinicum Rudolf Virchow, Berlin