Gudrun Wallenböck is the founder and artistic director of Hinterland galerie based in Vienna.
Hinterland galerie is an independent art space and platform dedicated to the promotion of intercultural and interdisciplinary projects with emerging and established artists from the Middle East with a focus on Iran.
Gudrun Wallenböck is also the founder of hinterland design and co founder of sitios – a global network on urban solutions for public space.
She has been part of the project and programme team for 2 European Capital of Europe (2003 Graz, 2009 Linz).
Since 2009 she is working as a curator and designer for international and intercultural projects.
Gudrun Wallenböck holds a Master’s degree in Architecture from Technical University in Graz, Austria and a Master’s degree in cultural management from SMBS, Austria.
She is currently writing her Phd on “challenges of intercultural curation” at the University of Arts (MdW) in Vienna, Austria.
Gudrun Wallenböck is also part of the advisory board of the SIMORGH Foundation based in Vienna and Tehran.