Marianne Zamecznik is an artist, curator and exhibition designer. She is the director of the art festival Oslo Open since 2015. Recent projects include the group exhibition To Bee or Not to Be at Galleri F15, the performance program, ”A midsummer Night’s Scream” at De Appel in Amsterdam, “Magic Language /// Game of Whispers” at Revelations in Paris and “Secondo Stile/Tent” at Cite des Arts in Paris. Zamecnik’s practice overlaps the fields of art, design and craft. She is member of the Institute of Usership, a joint research project at the Department of Art and Craft at Oslo National Academy of the Arts aiming to establish a new set of terms for user driven practices. Together with Øystein Aasan, she founded ZAMAAS, an exhibition design studio based in Berlin.