Anne Szefer Karlsen is a curator, writer, editor and educator who has conceived of several exhibitions, publications, seminars and lecture series. They have a strong interest in artistic and curatorial collaborations as well as developing the language that surrounds art productions of today, linguistically, spatially and structurally. Curatorial and editorial projects by Szefer Karlsen will generally host an international roster of artists and other contributors. They have taken on a number of positions of trust within the Norwegian and Nordic art context and is increasingly invited to speak on contemporary art at home as well as internationally, and to teach and lecture in formal and informal education. They is Professor Curatorial Practice and currently programme director for MA Curatorial Practice at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen (former Bergen Academy of Art and Design) (2015–2021), and was Senior Adviser for Bergen Assembly (2018–2020) and Director of Hordaland Art Centre in Bergen, Norway (2008–2014).