Martin Braathen's participation is supported by OCA.
Martin Braathen is an architect, writer and freelance curator based in Oslo. He studied architecture at NTNU and UdK/Berlin and curating at the Whitney ISP in New York. He is currently the editor-in-chief of architecture magazine Arkitektnytt, is working on a PhD in architectural history and has been a curator for Norsk Form/DogA in Oslo and Projekt 0047 in Berlin. He is a board member of The Norwegian Association of Curators, where he has been working on a survey of the working conditions of Norwegian curators.
In Working Group: Fees & Conditions he represents The Norwegian Association of Curators
The Norwegian Association of Curators is a national, independent organisation that works to enhance the understanding of curatorial practice in Norway and to promote the legal and economic conditions of its members vis-à-vis public policymakers and cultural institutions. To this end, the Association initiates professional forums for discussions around contemporary curatorial practices, documents the history of the profession, and contributes to discourses relevant to the field. The Norwegian Association of Curators collaborates with other arts organisations, institutions and groups in Norway and internationally.
The Board of the Norwegian Association of Curators consists of five members and three deputy members. The current Board is comprised of: Natalie Hope O`Donnell (Chair), Kjersti Solbakken (Vice Chair), Martin Braathen (Board Member), Nora Ceciliedatter Nerdrum (Board Member), Marie Nerland (Board Member), Helena Holmberg (Deputy Board Member), Geir Haraldseth (Deputy Board Member), Silja Leifsdottir (Deputy Board Member).