Marianne Zamecznik from Révélations
Marianne Zamecznik (Oslo/Berlin) is a freelance curator and exhibition designer. Following her formal arts education at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts and University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm, she co-founded the cultural outreach program and itinerant exhibition venture Simon Says in 2002. Drawing on her Polish background, one of its more notable exhibitions, Simon Says Aloha to Polish Art (2003), was an ambitious, multi-disciplinary program spotlighting the most current art scene in Poland with performances by Julita Wójcik and Romand Dziadkiewicz as well as works by Anna Niesterowicz, Paweł Książek and the artistic group Twożywo. She also worked as a producer and curator at the Swedish Filmforum and as Managing and Program Director at 0047 in Berlin, an independent exhibition and residency organisation focused on art, architecture and collaboration. Recent independent curatorial projects were commissioned and presented in New York, Paris, Wroclaw, Moss and Warsaw. They included: The Running Room (with Thora Dolven Balke, Arnljot Berg, Per Christian Brown, Leander Djønne, Steinar Haga Kristensen, Bo Hermansson, Mai Hofstad Gunnes, Tancred Ibsen, Erik Løchen, Vibeke Løkkeberg, Håkon Sandøy, Martin Skauen, Arne Skouen, Helene Sommer, Georg Sommerfeldt and Munan Øverlid) at Space for Art and Industry in New York; The Feast (with Oliver Laric, Josefine Lyche and Pawel Jarodzki) at the European Culture Congress in Wroclaw; the 6th Momentum biennial in Moss, Norway; Imagine Being Here Now, in collaboration with Norwegian artist Øystein Aasan; and The Space Between Us, about exhibition architect Stanislaw Zamecznik, at the Modern Museum of Warsaw. In June 2013, she delivered the exhibition architecture for Martha Kirszenbaum’s La Fin de La Nuit at Palais de Tokyo.
As a critic and editor, she has contributed to Kunstkritikk.no, Konsten.se, Kunsthåndverk, Cura and Billedkunst, and is currently working on a book about exhibition architecture together with Carson Chan, to be published by Sternberg Press in 2014.