Prior to assuming her duties as director of Tensta Konsthall (Stockholm), Maria Lind was director of the Masters Programme at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College in New York (2008-2010). She was head of Iaspis in Stockholm in 2005-2007 and head of Kunstverein Munchen in 2002-2004. From 1997 to 2001 she was a curator at Moderna Museet and in 1998 a co-curator of Manifesta 2, Europe’s art biennale.

Maria Lind was educated at Stockholm University and at the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program in New York. Since the beginning of the 1990s she has been working as an art critic and her book, Selected Maria Lind Writing, was recently published by Sternberg Press (Berlin). In 2009 she received the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement.

In this lectures Maria Lind introduces the idea and the exhibition The Abstract Possible.

The lecture was part of the DOCH course Performativity; Tendencies in Management, and was open to the public.

Video and sound by Malin Korkeasalo

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