The Valletta 2018 Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of Airan Berg as International Artistic Advisor.


Image: (From left to right) Valletta 2018 Executive Director Karsten Xuereb, Valletta 2018 Chairman Jason Micallef, Valletta 2018 International Artistic Advisor Airan Berg and Valletta 2018 Programme Coordinator Margerita Pulé


Mr Berg will be working with the Foundation on the overall artistic aspect with regards to the international dimension of the 2018 programme in line with its narrative. He will advise the Chairman of the Foundation and collaborate and work with the Executive Director, the Programming Coordinator and the rest of the team in order to consolidate the level of quality, enhance the European dimension and contribute ideas to the co-development of artistic projects.

Airan Berg was born in Tel-Aviv in 1961, and is of Austrian nationality. His career highlights include founding and managing the Theater Ohne Grenzen and the International Puppetry Festival for Adults, Die Macht Des Staunens (1993 -2001), the artistic direction of the Schauspielhaus Vienna (2001 – 2007), the artistic direction for Performing Arts at Linz2009: European Capital of Culture, and the development of large scale participatory projects in Istanbul, Singapore, Mannheim, Brussels, Lecce and Maastricht.