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Sverige - Jan-Erik Lundström

Nationell presentation
Datum: 
Onsdag 12 maj 2010
Tidpunkt: 
18:30

Jan-Erik Lundström is the former director of BildMuseet, Umeå, a museum of contemporary art and visual culture and of Fotografiska Museet in Moderna Museet, Stockholm, and chairman of Centrum för Fotografi, Stockholm.

He is a prolific international curator, lecturer and writer. Among his latest curatorial projects are Being A Part, Politics of Place, Transfer, Society Must Be Defended (for the 1st Thessaloniki Biennial of Contemporary Art), Carlos Capelan: Onlyyou, Socialisms and Same, Same, but Different. He was the chief curator of Berlin Photography Festival, 2005, where he curated the exhibition After the Fact, a major survey of documentary practices in contemporary art and he was the artistic director of the 3rd Bucharest Biennale in May, 2008 resulting in The Map: Navigating the Present. His most recent biennial engagement was with LAB09, Luleå, with the exhibition RISK.

He is the author of several books, including Nordic Landscapes, Tankar om fotografi (Thoughts on Photography), Ursula Biemann: Mission Reports. Artistic Practice in the Field, Looking North and Irving Penn. Lundström has contributed to major publications such as Horizons: Towards a Global Africa, The Oxford Companion to the Photograph and Photo Art.

He has been a guest professor at, among others, HISK, Antwerp, Kunstakademie, Oslo, TAIK, Helsinki and Stockholm Art Academy.