Johan Sjöström & Jan-Erik Lundström was apointed curator of Bucharest
The 3rd Bucharest Biennale, organized by Pavilion, is set for May 25 -
June 27, 2008 under curatorship of Johan Sjöström & Jan-Erik Lundström.
Johan Sjöström, born 1975, has been a curator at BildMuseet in Umeå,
Sweden since 1998.
In fall 2005 he did a curatorial course at The University of Fine Arts
in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Has contributed to magazines such as Pavilion and Paletten, and is also
the editor of several publications including "Lara Baladi: Kai'ro";
"The Politics of Place"; "Mats Hjelm: Trilogy"; "Mirror's Edge", and
"Head North - Views from the Permanent Collection of The South African
He curated for BildMusset shows like Veli Granö & Tuovi Hippeläinen -
Rien/Is that all?, Jane & Louise Wilson - A Free and Anonymous Monument
or Adrian Paci - Albanska berättelser.
Jan-Erik Lundström is the director of BildMuseet, Umeå university,
Umeå, Sweden, a museum of contemporary art and visual culture. He is
equally involved in curating, organizing, lecturing and writing. Among
his latest exhibitions are Politics of Place, Killing Me Softly (Tirana
Biennial), Projects for a Revolution (Mois de la Photo, Montreal),
Double Vision (Prague Biennale) and Same, Same, but Different. He is
the chief curator of Berlin Photography Festival, 2005, where he
produced the exhibition After the Fact, a major survey towards
documentary practices in contemporary art. He is the author of numerous
books, including Nordic Landscapes, Tankar om fotografi (Thoughts on
Photography), Irving Penn and Horizons: Towards a Global Africa. He is
a guest professor at HISK, Antwerp, Belgium and at the Kunstakademie,
Oslo, Norway. Lundström is a prolific international lecturer and
writer, contributor to symposia internationally and to cultural
magazines such as Glänta, European Photography, Paletten and tema