Ilari Laamanen

Ilari Laamanen is an independent curator based in New York. He co-curated the ninth edition of the Momentum biennial in Moss, Norway in 2017. As the Director of Programs at the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York (2013–2020), he curated and commissioned projects to the Museum of Arts and Design, New York; New Museum’s Ideas City festival; and Brooklyn Bridge Park. At the FCINY he led the MOBIUS Fellowship Program for six years, establishing partnerships with institutions such as Artists Space; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; and JUDD Foundation. He has edited the publications Crossroads — New Views on Art and Environment, MOBIUS Manual and Beyond the Pleasure Principle.