Jason E. Bowman is MFA: Fine Art Programme Leader and Head of Subject: Fine Art at the Valand Academy at the University of Gothenburg. Bowman works as an artist with a curatorial practice and as a visual arts consultant. He co-curated the official presentation of contemporary art from Scotland at the Venice Biennale and the first ever career survey in Europe of Yvonne Rainer. He was a co-researcher on the Swedish Research Council funded project, Trust and the Unfolding Dialogue in Contemporary Art, for which he edited the culminating anthology, Esther Shalev-Gerz: The Contemporary Art of Trusting Uncertainty and the Unfolding Dialogue. He is currently affiliated to the NEARCH programme as a researcher.