Paulina Seyfried (she/her) describes herself as disabled, queer and white.
She is an art historian, freelance cultural producer and structural consultant by profession.
She has been working as a freelance cultural producer in Cologne, Düsseldorf and Berlin since 2014. Her work focuses on collaborative projects, exhibition development, artist management and organisational consulting, as well as the production of transmedia cultural events. Paulina is the author of various artist and exhibition texts and producer of various independent projects and institutions, including Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Temporary Gallery for the Ceative Europe project Islands of Kinship, Festival Theaterformen and insert female artist – literary forum for feminist voices. Since August 2023, she has been co-head of the residency programme at the Academy of the Arts of the World in Cologne, where she will be a strategic advisor and inclusion consultant at un-label from July 2024 onwards.

In 2021 she received the research and work grant for visual arts from the city of Cologne, from which her mapping Manege der Gegenwart developed. Paulina has been part of the Advisory Board for Cultural Participation of the City of Cologne since 2022.