Nina Möntmann

is Professor and Head of Department of Art Theory and the History of Ideas at the Royal University College of Fine Arts in Stockholm. From 2003 to 2006 she was Curator at the Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art (NIFCA) in Helsinki and curated the Pavilion of the Republic of Armenia at the 52nd Biennial of Venice 2007, currently she is curatorial advisor for Manifesta 7, 2008. She is correspondent for Artforum, and contributes to Le Monde Diplomatique, Parachute, metropolis m, Frieze and others. Recent publications: Nina Möntmann (Ed.) Art and its Institutions, London (Black Dog Publishing) 2006; Nina Möntmann, Yilmaz Dziewior (Ed.), Mapping a City, Stuttgart (Hatje Cantz) 2005; Nina Möntmann, Kunst als sozialer Raum, Köln (Walther König) 2002; lives in Hamburg and Stockholm.