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Nikita Mathias

Nikita Mathias

Senior Concept Developer

A senior concept developer at MUNCH, Nikita develops exhibitions as well as digital and immersive experiences for broad and diverse audiences. He is the creative leader of the MUNCH Audience Lab, an interdisciplinary production model dedicated to developing technology-based Edvard Munch experiences. Moreover, he contributes to the museum’s strategy development, research activities and general programming.

Nikita has an academic background in art history, media studies and aesthetics. His doctoral dissertation on the visual history of natural disasters was published with Amsterdam University Press in 2020. He also worked as a journalist and at various cultural institutions.

MuseumNext Growing Audiences Summit
Monday, 9th May 2022

Breaking Down Barriers

Many people get uncomfortable and stressed by the sheer thought of experiencing an art exhibition. Since its opening in October 2021, the new MUNCH seeks to break down barriers that keep people from setting foot into art museums. Rooted in the inclusiveness of Edvard Munch’s artistic project, our exhibition spaces integrate learning, digital and interactive offers in a way that supports the art and that makes our visitors feel seen and welcome. Join our talk to learn more about the new MUNCH, how we work with audiences, where we failed and how we challenge what experiencing art means.

Full Schedule Here

Nikita Mathias