Kim Kraczon

Material Specialist & Lead Researcher - Materials Ki Book

Kim Kraczon is a conservator of modern materials and contemporary art specializing in sustainable practices in the art sector. Her area of expertise and primary focus in the field of sustainability is mitigating the environmental burden of materials and methods in art production, exhibition-making, and fine arts shipping.

At Ki Culture, Kraczon is a materials specialist at the helm of the Materials Ki Book, an online sustainability guide for practitioners in cultural heritage, and additionally provides training and guidance in the Ki Futures program. Kraczon is an advisor to Gallery Climate Coalition and a founding member of Gallery Climate Coalition Berlin where she develops online resources and digital tools to facilitate an environmentally responsible art world. Through her work with Ki Culture and Gallery Climate Coalition, Kraczon is regularly at the forefront of research and discourse on a wide range of sustainability topics, participating in numerous symposiums and panels internationally.

She regularly hosts in-person workshops and online webinars on sustainable approaches to materials for museum professionals and gallery staff, as well as lectures to university students of visual arts, museum studies, and conservation. Kraczon’s previous professional experience includes resident conservator at Studio Olafur Eliasson in Berlin, where she developed sustainable strategies for art production and packing materials.

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