Claudia Löffelholz is a German born curator based in Italy with a research focus on photography, performance, moving image and new artistic strategies, especially participatory and collaborative projects.
In 2004, she founded the curatorial collective LaRete Art Projects together with Julia Draganović. From 2009 to 2013, she worked as Co-curator for the International Award for Participatory Art, promoted by the Legislative Assembly of the Region Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
Claudia has curated various exhibitions, projects and performances, among others: solo shows by Filippo Berta, Charlotte Ginsborg, Tea Mäkipää, Dannielle Tegeder, Michele Zaza; together with Julia Draganović the cycle of performances VIRES. Exercises on Power–Exercises of Choice by Maria José Arjona (Bologna, 2010), thematic group shows like The Eye of the Collector (Villa delle Rose, Bologna, 2012), Me, You, We and the Others (Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia, 2012), Boys or girls? Who cares?! (Art Miami, 2012) and the long term project Click or Clash? Strategies of Collaboration (2011-ongoing), which investigates the strategies of collaboration and involves for each chapter different artists (among others Susanne Bosch, IRWIN, Pablo Helguera) and partners realizing exhibitions, events, writings.
Since 2018, Löffelholz is the Head of the School of Advanced Studies and of the Public Program of Fondazione Modena Arti Visive, Italy. She is a member of IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art), and she has published numerous essays and articles.