Henrik der Minassian (b. 1968) studied art at the Art Academy in Trondheim. As artist he worked with video, animation, programing and other time based digital medium. He worked as a producer and later as co curator and curator at Färgfabriken, Center for contemporary art & architecture in Stockholm, Sweden between 1998 and 2001. He worked as exhibition producer at the Kunstnernes Hus (Artists House) in Oslo between 2002 and 2005. He has been director at Gallery ROM for art and architecture since 2005 where he curates and produces exhibitions, workshops, debates and discussions on contemporarty art and arcitecture.