Giovanni Carmine (b. 1975 in Bellinzona, Switzerland) has been director of Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen
since 2007. Before joining the Kunst Halle, he worked as an independent curator and art critic, initiating a temporary exhibition in former Swiss military bunkers, entitled Unloaded
(2002), curating the monographic exhibition Body Proxy
of Norma Jeane and realizing a project with Christoph Büchel for the 7th Sharjah Biennale, amongst other projects and books. At the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen Giovanni Carmine has curated numerous exhibitions with international and Swiss artists, such as Ryan Gander, Mai-Thu Perret, Gedi Sibony, Loris Gréaud, Shahryar Nashat, Matias Faldbakken and David Nuur. In 2011 he was artistic coordinator of ILLUMInations, the 54th edition of the International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, and co-editor of the Biennale catalogue. Giovanni Carmine lives and works in Zurich and St. Gallen.