Madeleine Schwinge is a curator, artist, educator and futurologist. Her practice unfolds at the intersection of art in context, systemic change, and transformative learning.
For more than ten years, she has been developing contextualized artworks that transcend media and interact with curatorial, educational, and advisory projects. Since 2020 she is the founding director of the re:future lab. With over twenty years of experience in strategic consulting, entrepreneurship and education, combined with a strong background in the fine arts, she is a sought-after speaker and facilitator in the fields of change, ideation and non-dogmatic strategies.
Madeleine holds a degree in Economics (DHBW Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgart), a degree in Art History (Freie Universität Berlin), certificates in Conservation and Fine Arts (Universität der Künste Berlin) and is a certified Systemic Coach. She is involved in the WFSF - World Future Studies Federation (UNESCO partner), the Gesellschaft für künstlerische Forschung Deutschland and was until recently a member of the Ogilvy Futuring Science and Ethics Advisory Board. She is also a visiting lecturer at HTW University of Applied Sciences, Berlin (School of Culture and Design, Master of System Design).
She is currently writing her manifesto: "Holitopia, the Art of Shaping the Future through Creative Intelligence".