Anja Dorn (Cologne) is a curator and guest-professor for curatorial theory and dramaturgy at the University of Design Karlsruhe (HfG Karlsruhe).
In 2012 she was curator of the Festival der jungen Talente in Karlsruhe, which she developed together with students of visual art, dance, theatre, design and architecture from the Academies and Universities in and around Frankfurt upon Main. Between 2007- 2011 Dorn was director of Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, together with Kathrin Jentjens. During this period they realized a program that comprised performances, lectures and film presentations as well as solo exhibitions with artists such as Mark Leckey, Michael Krebber, Seth Price, Stephen Prina, Nora Schultz and Omer Fast. These were supplemented by group exhibitions such as "Concepts of Love", "Lecture Performance" and "Forbidden Love: Art in the Wake of Television Camp".