Måns Wrange

Måns Wrange (1961) is an artist, writer, curator and educator based in Stockholm.

His work has been included in over 200 exhibitions, biennials and festivals throughout the world. His latest exhibitions include GIBCA – Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Moderna Museet and Tensta Konsthall in Stockholm. From 2014 to 2017 he held a guest professorship at Stockholm University where he was the founding director of CATS – Centre for Art and Technology in Society – an interdisciplinary research collaboration between Stockholm University, the Royal Institute of Art, and the Royal College of Music. Before that, from 2008 to 2014, Måns Wrange was rector of the Royal Institute of Art (Kungl. Konsthögskolan) in Stockholm, and from 1995 to 2008, he was first head of department and then professor at Konstfack – University College of Art, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. Måns Wrange was actively involved in the development of artistic research in Sweden, first as a member of the working group for the founding of the Swedish national research school, Konstnärliga forskarskolan, then as the chair of the research school's board, and as the rector of the Royal Institute of Art, where he led the establishment of the institute's first Ph.D. programme. Måns Wrange has also been research supervisor at DSV, Stockholm University 2010-2014 and the Oslo National Academy of the Arts 2005-2009. Måns Wrange is currently on the boards of The Swedish Arts Council (Statens Kulturråd) and the Nordic research seminar FSL. He has also served as a member of the board of the Public Art Agency Sweden (Statens Konstråd) and the Swedish Government’s IT Commission’s expert committee for IT and Culture.

Wrange was elected Rector in 2019 for four years.