Art Historian
and curator

creating exchange between
architecture and art
of the present
and the past




Die Moderne im Kleinen (I): Der Linsebühl-Bau

Saiten, 17th April 2020

A series on St.Gallen’s buildings from the crisis-ridden 1930s. Linsebühl-Bau is the starting point.

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Vom beiläufigen zum genauen Blick

St.Galler Tagblatt, 23rd January 2020

A new book serves as artistic and architectural guide through St.Gallen’s Fachhochschule

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Kryptisches und Körperliches

St. Galler Tagblatt, 30th October 2019

Aaron Flint Jamison, bibliophile and artist from Portland, shows handmade and scented objects at Kunsthalle St.Gallen.

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Emojis voll heisser Luft

St.Galler Tagblatt, 19th July 2019

In her exhibition «io», Geneva artist Sylvie Fleury takes the audience into a world of alienated selfies at Kunstraum Dornbirn.

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Props und Papier

Saiten, April 2017

Curiosity about the voices of contemporary London art took me into the studios of Roland Brauchli and Sophie Jung.

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Die noch ferne Wolke namens Luis Barragan

Saiten, 8th June 2016

His buildings are legendary for their colours. However, how does posterity deal with Mexican architect Luis Barragán’s heritage? Jill Magid’s investigation at Kunsthalle St.Gallen.

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Verdoppelt – Ein Werkstattbericht

Saiten, 25th February 2016

A twin for fish and turtle at Broderbrunnen. Kunstgiesserei St.Gallen produces Simon Starling’s contribution for the new Naturmuseum.

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Regale, Bühnen und Innensichten

Saiten, 20th November 2015

Empty shelves with depth, and new spatial experiences in the Zumthor building: Austrian artist Heimo Zobernig’s exhibition at Kunsthaus Bregenz.

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Nina Keel is an art historian and curator. She works on architecture and art and their interaction. She is interested in the city and urban space – with particular regard to their formal, poetical and socio-political dimensions.


  • Curating of exhibitions
  • Writing on architecture and art:
    reviews, project and work descriptions, interviews, communication for architectural offices
  • Art education:
    Guided tours, lectures e.g. for schools


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CH-9000 St.Gallen