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Jana Johanna Haeckel is an internationally working art historian, curator and lecturer. She holds a PhD in art history and is associate researcher at the Lieven Gevaert Research Centre For Photography (KU Leuven/UC Louvain, Belgium). She recently served as director of Photoforum Pasquart, in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland (December 2021 - July 2023).

Her written and curatorial work examines image and body politics in contemporary art and new media, focusing on new ethics of photography in the age of the digital and art practices that subvert historical and colonial narratives through archival research.


Documentation-Video Group-Exhibition"Fotografie Heute: Resistant Faces",

at Pinakothek der Moderne, 2021, curated by Jana J. Haeckel


Upcoming | Current

  • "Bodies that Glitch", Photoforum Pasquart's curatorial theme of the year 2023, curated by Jana Johanna Haeckel, will look at new forms of photographic representation and intimacy in an age of hypervisibility.


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