Maria Lind is currently director of the International Artist Studio Program in Stockholm, where she has organized exhibitions with Andrea Guyer, Ibon Aranberri, Tommy Stöckel, and Saskia Holmkvist and co-curated a series of symposia, including Taking the Matter into Common Hands: On Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Art, Citizenship: Changing Conditions, and Why Archives?. Previously, she was director at the Munich Kunstverein (2002-2004) and curator at Moderna Museet in Stockholm (1997-2001). She founded the independent art platform, Salon 3 (London, 1998-2000), with Rebecca Gordon Nesbit and Hans Ulrich Obrist; and she was co-curator of Manifesta 2 in Luxembourg (1998). Her publications include numerous exhibition catalogue essays, Fresh Cream (2000), and Taking the Matter into Common Hands: Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Art (forthcoming). Maria Lind took her masters degree in art history and Russian at the University of Stockholm and attended the Whitney Independent Studies Program.