The curator of the art – and theatre festival, Wiesbaden Biennale, Maria Magdalena Ludewig, is killed in a car crash. Ludewig had been surprised on the last day of the last year in Fuerteventura on a rocky outcrop of an Atlantic wave and swept out to sea, according to the Wiesbaden state theatre on Friday. She died at the age of 36 years.

“All of the staff of the Hessian state theatre are incredibly saddened by this irreplaceable loss,” said artistic Director, Uwe Eric Laufenberg. Ludewig have “with boundless strength, energy, and imagination” two of the Wiesbaden Biennale co-chaired with Martin Hammer and curated. “You got us fired up, excited, about all the boundaries pushed, and the good spirit is at the same time have always been all of of your artists.”

in Common with Hammer, the curator of 2016 and 2018, the Wiesbaden Biennale of the Hessian state theatre of Wiesbaden artist had designed while major international groups and artists from the fields of theatre, Performance and image brought to the end of art in the Hessian state capital. The construction of the controversial Golden Statue of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Wiesbaden was one of the responsible projects.