Juliana Engberg.

Artistic Director of Australian Center for Contemporary Art Leaves for Aarhaus

Nicholas Forrest reports in Artinfo that Juliana Engberg, the artistic director of Australian Center for Contemporary Art and the 2014 Biennale of Sydney, will be stepping down in order and moving to a new role as program director for the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017, in Denmark. Engberg joined ACCA in 2002 to head the artistic program following the completion of the organization’s Sturt Street location. During her tenure at ACCA, she commissioned, oversaw, curated, and collaborated on more than 120 exhibitions, including shows with Pipilotti Rist, Yael Bartana, Jim Lambie, and Roni Horn.

Engberg is also an adjunct professor in architecture, design, and art at RMIT University, a professorial fellow in the faculty of art, design, and architecture at Monash University, and has been a visiting critic at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, as well as a visiting juror for the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam.