Maria Lind

Maria Lind (b. 1966, Sweden) is Director of the Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm and Artistic Director of the Gwangju Biennale 2016. Lind is also an independent curator and writer interested in exploring the formats and methodologies connected with the contemporary art institution. Previous positions include, director of the graduate program, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2008-2010). Curatorial projects include co-curator of Manifesta 2, Europe’s biennale of contemporary art and was responsible for Moderna Museet Projekt; What if: Art on the Verge of Architecture and Design and guest-curated the group exhibition Abstract Possible: The Tamayo Take at Museo Tamayo in Mexico City. She has contributed widely to newspapers and magazines and to numerous catalogues and other publications. She is the 2009 recipient of the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement. In the fall of 2010 Selected Maria Lind Writing was published by Sternberg Press.