Maria Lind

Curator and Director of Tensta Konsthall

Stockholm, Sweden

Maria Lind is currently Director of the Tensta Konsthall, a center for contemporary art located in the Stockholm suburb. The program at Tensta Konsthall is formed by artists and aims to be meaningful and relevant to Tensta and its community, for example by running a cafe in the gallery, which has become a social hub for the neighborhood. Additionally, the gallery works closely with local organizations such as the Tensta library, the Kurdish Association, and the women’s group Livstycket. Prior to her current role, Lind was director of the graduate program at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College from 2008-10. In 2009 she received the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement. Lind has contributed widely to newspapers and magazines worldwide including writing for Frieze, Art Monthly, Art Forum, and many others.