Director, Konstnärsnämnden (the Swedish Arts Grants Committee)/Stockholm
Ann Larsson is the Director of The Swedish Arts Grants Committee since 2005. The Committee is a government agency that supports artists who work within the areas of visual art, design, music, dance, theatre, and film. The agency awards grants and allowances and has extensive programs for international cultural exchange. In addition, we compile information and do studies on the financial and social conditions of artists. Ann previously worked as a manager of modern dance and performance and has written a number of reports and investigations on dance in Sweden and the situations of the artists.