Anne Beate Hovind is an Oslo native and Project Director of the Bjørvika Utvikling's who commissons art producer in public spaces. She is currently putting her expertice in city planning of Oslo producing ambitious, large-scale, impactful, collaborative works including Future Library by the artist Katie Paterson (Scotland) for which she also is the Chair of the Future Library Trust, and Flatbread society an urban farm by the art collective Future Farmers (USA, Belgium). Over the past 20 years, Hovind has worked at the interface of art, culture and business and has lengthy experience working with stakeholders towards the shared vision of realizing complex and original projects. This has included developing public services, building a hospital, city planning, placemaking and passenger orientated development for airports. She has also had a leading role as an art and culture entrepreneur, for example as co-owner of the theatre and bed&breakfast ship Innvik for ten years.
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