Geir Haraldseth

Geir Haraldseth
Geir Haraldseth is the director of Rogaland Kunstsenter and based in Stavanger, Norway.
Haraldseth holds a BA in Fine Arts from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design and an MA in Curatorial Studies from Bard College. His work at Rogaland Kunstenter focuses on collaboration and collective processes. Previous positions include curator at the National Museum of Art, Design and Architecture, Oslo, and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo. Haraldseth has contributed to several journals and magazines including the Exhibitionist, Kunstkritikk, Acne Paper, and Landings Journal.
His work as an independent curator focuses on the links between art and the luxury goods market, music, and fashion, and has curated shows at GucciVuitton; Miami, Vox Populi; Philadelphia, Fotogalleriet; Oslo, Landings Project Space; Vestfossen, the National Museum of Art, Design and Architecture; Oslo, Stavanger Kunstmuseum; Stavanger, Teatro de Arena; Sao Paulo and Akershus Kunstsenter; Lillestrøm. Curatorial residencies awarded include ISCP, New York and Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, OCA, Berlin, Janka, Mexico City and Parse, New Orleans.
He published Great! I’ve written something stupid in 2012, featuring a selection of his curated projects and writings, published by Torpedo Press. Upcoming publications include Collective Good, Collaborative Efforts and Luxury Face.
Image credit: Production still from The Legend courtesy the artists at Rogaland Kunstsenter; part of summer school program that runs from 2014-2016