Dr. Aga Wielocha


Dr. Aga Wielocha Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

  • Contact hours Tuesday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Bern Academy of the Arts
    Fellerstrasse 11
    3027 Bern



  • modern and contemporary art history and theory (since 1945)

  • intersections of conservation practice, history and theory

  • museums and institutional collecting and archiving of art

  • processual art formats: art projects, participatory art and performance

  • museology, critical heritage studies, memory studies

  • ownership, guardianship and commons in art


  • Aga is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the research project Activating Fluxus in the Institute Materiality in Art and Culture, Bern Academy of the Arts (BFH). Previously, she worked as a Conservator in M+ Museum of Visual Culture in Hong Kong, where she was designing documentation strategies to support efficient care of growing collections of visual art, design, architecture and moving image. Aga holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam (2021). Her doctoral research, titled Collecting archives of objects and stories: On the lives and futures of contemporary art at the museum carried out within the program New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art (NACCA), situated at the crossroads of art history and theory, conservation, museology and heritage studies, was focused on the lives and futures of contemporary art in institutional collections, particularly on works which are variable and unfold over time. Prior to her doctorate studies, she served as a conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland and a researcher and project manager in private practice. She holds a Master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland.



  • International Council of Museums (ICOM)

  • The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC)

  • International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (INCCA)

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • Spanish - Full professional proficiency
  • Polish - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • Spain
  • Poland
  • Netherlands
  • Hong Kong