Miriam Leimer (née Häßler) studied art history and history at the universities of Münster and Hamburg. Her 2011 MA thesis examines the political and aesthetic dimensions of the ROSTA windows. From 2012 to 2014, she was assistant curator at the Bucerius Kunst Forum in Hamburg, where she worked on several exhibition projects, among them Rodchenko. A New Era (2013). After stations at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg and the Hamburger Kunsthalle, she now works as a freelance curator and art historian. Since 2015, she is a member of the Graduate School “Geisteswissenschaften” at the University of Hamburg. Her doctoral thesis on the artistic and political aftermaths of the First Russian Art Exhibitionof 1922 is in progress.