Carsten is the Associate Publisher of frieze Magazine. Founded in 1991 as an independent magazine in London, Frieze has grown into the world’s leading platform for contemporary art and culture. In print and online, frieze magazine is the most widely read and respected international journal of art and culture. And Frieze art fairs have become a global phenomenon.
Carsten Recksik studied Art and Public Space at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg before graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich where he studied Visual Arts. Recksik was artist-in-residence at the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, São Paulo, Brazil and he was a recipient of the prestigious scholarship Kunstfonds in Germany. Before he joined frieze Carsten Recksik has served as a guest curator for various institutions such as the Institute of Contemporary Arts London, the German Embassy in London, Modern Art Oxford and the European Commission London. As a project manager he has helped realise exhibition projects with numerous artists including Andreas Gursky, Ai Wei Wei, Paul McCarthy, Ellsworth Kelly and Pierre Huyghe