Marina Paulenka is the founding Director of Exhibitions at Fotografiska Berlin, where she is responsible for the museum’s exhibition strategy, artistic vision and affairs, and exhibitions program.
Paulenka has 15 years of experience in artistic direction, curating, education, leadership, management and development in culture and art institutions and organisations, but also in her artistic practice.

She was the Artistic Director of UNSEEN Foundation and UNSEEN, an Amsterdam-based platform for contemporary photography that presents the latest developments in photography and amplifies the careers of boundary-pushing artists.

Before her role at Unseen, she worked as Artistic Director and Curator of the Organ Vida International Photography Festival, the leading institution for contemporary photography in Croatia.

So far, she has curated numerous exhibitions and work with artists such as Tabita Rezaire, Juliana Huxtable, Martine Gutierrez, Dana Lixenberg, Zanele Muholi, Hannah Starkey, Nina Berman, Amalia Ulman, Laia Abril, Morehshin Allahayari and many others.