The Moderna Museet in Malmö, Sweden, has declared Elisabeth Millqvist as its following director. The institution, proven in the southern coastal town in 2009 as an outpost of the larger Moderna Museet in Stockholm, had considering that 2017 been led by Iris Müller-Westermann, who is stepping down but will continue being at the museum as a curator. Müller-Westermann cedes the reins to Millqvist on August 1.
Millqvist arrives to the establishment from the Wanås Konst Sculpture Park, about seventy miles north of Malmö, of which she was inventive director and, alongside Mattias Givell, codirector because 2011. In the course of her time at the park, home to about seventy everlasting web page-precise installations unfold throughout eighty acres, she commissioned for the outdoor museum operates by Igshaan Adams, Rana Begum, William Forsythe, and Yoko Ono, between other individuals. As effectively, and also by new commissions, she performed a critical function in increasing the park’s dance and general performance program. Prior to her arrival there, Millqvist was a curator at Stockholm’s Magasin 3 Konsthall and labored on a quantity of tasks with the Dia Artwork Basis in New York.
“It has constantly been of central importance for me to do the job carefully with artists and to assistance new assignments,” mentioned Millqvist. She continued: “In Malmö, the museum has been component of the artwork scene for twelve years, and it is still being shaped by the town, the arts community, and the staff members. The museum is in a dynamic period, and I am happy to be entrusted with the chance to guide its improvement.”