Since 2017 Pål Svensson is the Artistic Director at Strandverket. Pål Svensson is one of Sweden's most renown sculptors and has long experience in working with public art.
Since Strandverket Art Museum's opening in 2012, Hasse Persson is its Artistic Director. In his most recent position before that, Hasse Persson made Borås Art Museum an institution that generated considerable national attention. Before that, Hasse Persson was the artistic director of Hasselblad Center in Gothenburg for six years. He has also worked as an adviser to Kulturhuset in Stockholm. He previously had a long career as photo journalist in USA, where he for close to a century was based in New York, working across the globe. He has published five photo books about USA and his photographs have been printed in publications such as the New York Times, Time, Newsweek, and Life. He recently published a book about legendary nightclub Studio 54 in New York.
Reception and hospitality
Our knowledgeable and engaging hosts will welcome you upon arrival at Strandverket. They hold the daily 30-minute introductions to the exhibitions. Don't be afraid to ask them if you have a question - they collectively hold a breadth of competencies – in sculpture, art history, photography, local knowledge, performing arts and much more.
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