Martina Taig studied economic sciences and arts management in Augsburg and Ludwigsburg.In 2005 she came to Vienna to Burgtheater to be in charge of public relations and sponsoring. Previously she was responsible for these fields at Theater Magdeburg. From 2007 to 2008 she was consultant for artistic and cultural affairs in the bureau of the federal minister for education, arts and culture Claudia Schmied. From 2009 to 2011 she was head of the sponsoring and events department at the Kunsthistorisches Musuem with Museum für Völkerkunde and Theatermuseum and responsible for all museums and locations the museums´ group. Since 2012 she is managing director of Kunst im öffentlichen Raum GmbH (public art vienna) and her task is to enliven public space in the city of vienna by implementing permanent or temporary artistic projects and bringing about a discourse and mental interchange with these projects in the urban area.