Curators

Lars Nittve with Yung Ma, M+

 

CO-CURATOR

Dr Lars NITTVE

Executive Director, M+
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Hong Kong

Born 1953 in Stockholm, Nittve is currently the Executive Director of M+ in Hong Kong. After studies at the Stockholm School of Economics, a M.A. at Stockholm University and Post Graduate Studies at New York University, he served as lecturer in art history at the University of Stockholm (1978-85). During the same period he held a post as senior art critic at the Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet, and contributed regularly to Artforum.

Nittve was appointed chief curator at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm in 1986. He served as the founding Director of Rooseum – Center for Contemporary Art in Malmö, Sweden (1990-1995). In July 1995, Dr Nittve became the Director of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebaek, Denmark, where he also curated the groundbreaking exhibition ‘Sunshine & Noir – Art in L.A. 1960-1997’ and the first solo exhibition of Cai Guo Qiang outside Asia. In 1998, he was named the first Director of Tate Modern, London, which opened in May 2000 to great acclaim. In November 2001, he returned to Moderna Museet in Stockholm as Director. Since January 2011, Nittve has been with the West Kowloon Cultural District as the Executive Director of M+, the museum for visual culture in Hong Kong.

To know more about Lars Nittve, please visit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lars_Nittve.

 

CO-CURATOR

Yung MA

Assistant Curator, M+
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Hong Kong

Born 1979 in Shanghai, Ma is currently assistant curator at M+ in Hong Kong. He was the gallery manager at Art Statements Gallery and the assistant curator at Para/Site Art Space, both in Hong Kong. He was also the assistant curator and project manager of Pak Sheung Chuen’s solo exhibition ‘Making (Perfect) Word: Harbour, Hong Kong, Alienated Cities and Dreams’ at the 53rd International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. In 2011, he was the guest curator of A Wedding, an exhibition and event featuring works from over 100 international artists co-organised by Para/Site Art Space and Vitamin Creative Space, and co-curator of The Visionary Trading Project at Guest Projects in London. Ma also contributes regularly to a number of publications and exhibition catalogues. He holds a M.A. in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art and a B.A. in Fine Art and Japanese from the University of Reading.

‘You (you).’ - Lee Kit

Hong Kong

55th International Art Exhibition –
La Biennale di Venezia

Curated by

Lars Nittve with Yung Ma, M+

‘You (you).’ - Lee Kit, Hong Kong

55th International Art Exhibition
La Biennale di Venezia

Curated by

Lars Nittve with Yung Ma, M+