in Curating, Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)
Future Light: or is A New Enlightenment Worth Considering?
15 March 2019 17:30 – 19:00
ZHdK, Room 5.T07
Based on on-going research into art, abstraction and opacity, this presentation discuss the project Future Light curated in 2015 as part of the first Vienna Biennial at the Museum Angewandte Kunst and elsewhere.
Maria Lind is a curator, writer and educator based in Stockholm and Berlin. She was the director of Stockholm’s Tensta konsthall 2011-18, the artistic director of the 11th Gwangju Biennale, the director of the graduate program, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2008-2010) and director of Iaspis in Stockholm (2005-2007). From 2002-2004 she was the director of Kunstverein and in 1998, co-curator of Manifesta 2. She has taught widely since the early 1990s, including as professor of artistic research at the Art Academy in Oslo 2015-18. She has contributed widely to newspapers, magazines, 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.