Visegrad Fund
Klara Kemp-Welch

Klara Kemp-Welch is an Associate Professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, where she teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses on modern and contemporary art in Eastern Europe and Latin America. She was educated at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies and University College of London. Before joining The Courtauld in 2009, she lectured at University College London, the University of the Arts London (Camberwell), and the University of York. For most of her academic career, she has been working in intersections between art and politics in the 20th century with a particular focus on modern and contemporary art from Eastern Europe. Kemp-Welch is the author of Antipolitics in Central European Art 1956–1989 (IB Tauris, 2014) and Networking the Bloc: Experimental Art in Eastern Europe 1968–1981 (MIT Press, 2018), and is co-editor of the open access online publication A Reader in East-Central-European Modernism 1918–1956 (Courtauld Books Online, 2019). She is currently working on a monograph devoted to contemporary art, migration and mobility in the EU.