Bjorn Geldhof appointed as artistic director of non-profit Yarat Contemporary Art Space

Courtesy Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Baku

Bjorn Geldhof, currently deputy artistic director at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kiev, has been appointed as the artistic and strategic director of Yarat Contemporary Art Space, a non-profit organisation based in Baku, Azerbaijan, The Art Newspaper reports. Now based in Baku, he will combine the two jobs until the end of 2015.

During his time at the Pinchuk Art Centre, Geldhof helped develop the Future Generation Art Prize, established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009, and curated the Ukranian pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale.

Read our Venice Questionnaire with Bjorn Geldhof, on curating the Ukranian pavilion at this year's Venice BIennale.

5 August 2015