Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Nicolaus Schafhausen named director of the Kunsthalle Wein

Nicolaus Schafhausen has been named as the director of the Kunsthalle Wein and will take up his position in October. He has curated many exhibitions including the German Pavilion for the Venice Biennale in 2007 and 2009, the 2008 Brussels Biennale, and the 2010 Media City Seoul Festival. He has served as the director of several art institutions, most recently the Witt de With Centre for Contemporary Art, where his shows included the two-part Billy Apple exhibition A History of the Brand and Revealed/Concealed. He is currently the director of Fogo Island Arts, a residency program in Newfoundland that brings together art and science.