Daniella Wennberg gives a talk at CCA,Lagos on Saturday 27th February 3pm
CCA,Lagos continues its public programme lectures during On Independence and The Ambivalence of Promise within the context of the International Art Photography Residency.
Daniella van Dijk-Wennberg – curator
TOPIC :ON NORWAY, AN INSIGHT INTO THE NORWEGIAN ART SCENE, IKM GALLERY AND CONTEMPORARY CURATORIAL PRACTICE.
DATE & TIME SATURDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 3PM
Daniella Wennberg Short Bio
Since 2001, Daniella van Dijk-Wennberg has been a curator at IKM in Oslo (Intercultural Museum), now a department of the Oslo Museum. She was curator of the Agder Art Centre in Kristiansand 1997-1999, following two years as manager of Sørlandsutstillingen, the annual art exhibition of the three southernmost counties of Norway. She has also worked for the Arendal Kunstforening, renowned for its attention to the works of young contemporary artists. Exhibitions curated by Van Dijk-Wennberg include Laboratory – Juan Brito Vargas (2003); Woven together – Arts and Crafts in a Multicultural Context (also shown at the UN building in Geneva, 2004); Active Immigrant, Thierry Geoffroy / Colonel (2005); Manga (2005); Interactions, Alexander Grüner (2006). Her latest project is Maputo: A Tale of One City which she curated together with Bisi Silva and Marianne Hultman. She has been a contributor to numerous periodicals and exhibition catalogues, as well as to books on art history, e.g. Struck by Lightning, An art historical introduction to electrical lighting design for the domestic interior, André Koch (Ed.), Rotterdam 1994. Daniella van Dijk-Wennberg was born in 1966 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. She is a master of fine arts from the University in Leiden.CCA,Lagos acknowledges the support of OCA, Office for Contemporary Art, Norway for Daniella Wennberg's participation in On Independence and The Ambivalence of Promise, An International Art Photography Residency.