Hong Kong’s Para/Site Art Space Appoints Cosmin Costinas First Curator of Contemporary Art


HONG KONG.- “Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to contemporary visual art exhibitions, has named Cosmin Cosintas as its new Executive Director/Curator. His appointment is effective immediately. Mr. Costinas is Asia’s first Outset Curator of Contemporary Art. He relocates from his base in the Netherlands to Hong Kong this fall. Mr. Costinas says: “I am thrilled to be joining Para/Site at this exceptional moment of its history and look forward to bringing my international and regional experience in leading the institution through this process of growth and rethinking of its role on the local and world stages.” Mr. Costinas is the outgoing curator at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands and also serves on the advisory board of Patterns/Erste Foundation, Vienna, Austria. Mr. Costinas was an editor of the magazines project of documenta 12 (2005–2007) and has c