is the director of ArkDes, The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design. Kieran Long has 20 years of experience within the realm of architecture and design, first as a writer, critic and teacher and more recently as a curator. In 2012 he worked with David Chipperfield to curate the Venice Biennale of Architecture, and in 2013 became the Keeper of the Department of Design, Architecture and Digital at the V&A Museum in London. He has been a tutor at the Royal College of Art, a writer in journals across the world and has been a television presenter for the BBC. He took up his position at ArkDes in Stockholm in April 2017.