Roles in Archive: New Museum Curator, Artist, Author, Organizer, Speaker
Hans Ulrich Obrist is a museum director, curator, writer, art critic, cultural instigator, and professional conversationalist. Since 1991, Obrist has curated over 150 exhibitions internationally, including “do it”, “Take Me, I’m Yours”, “Live/Life”, 1st Berlin Biennale, Manifesta 1, “Uncertain States of America”, 1st Moscow Triennale, and 2nd Guangzhou Biennale. He is co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, London, and was previously curator of the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; curator of museum in progress, Vienna; and founder of Museum Robert Walser. Obrist is the author of A Brief History of Curating and the editor of Hans Ulrich Obrist: Interviews, which presents selections from the more than 300 interviews he has conducted with artists, writers, architects and thinkers.