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Axel Wieder (Axel John Wieder, b. 1971, Stuttgart, Germany) is the Director of Bergen Kunsthall since February 2018. He studied Art history at Universität zu Köln and at Humboldt-Universität in Berlin. In 1999 he was one of the founders of the specialized bookshop and presentation platform Pro qm in Berlin. 2007 to 2010 he was Artistic Director at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart and in 2012 he became Curator of Exhibitions and Head of Programme at Arnolfini in Bristol. Since 2014 Wieder was Director of Index in Stockholm.

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