Nina Möntmann

Writer and Curator

Hamburg, Germany

Curator Nina Möntmann has researched and written on wide range of subjects from the changing role of art institutions in response to global economic changes, art as social space, definitions of ‘communities’ as social units in public space, and the repercussions of globalization processes in India. In 2008 she curated the exhibition If We Can’t Get It Together at the Power Plant in Ontario, Canada that discussed the role that communications play in shaping ideas of community. She has also written extensively on the ubiquity of images of violence and humiliation in visual culture in Scandalous: A Reader on Art and Ethics (2014). Möntmann is currently a professor at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm and has worked as a curator a the Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, a correspondent for Artform, and a curatorial advisor for Manifesta 7.