Gabi Ngcobo has been appointed as the new director of Kunstinstituut Melly in Rotterdam. A renowned curator internationally, Ngcobo begins her tenure in January 2024. Ngcobo arrives at this position from South Africa, where she is Curatorial Director of the Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria. Ngcobo will succeed Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, director since 2018 and who concludes her position at the end of 2023. At Kunstinstituut Melly, a director has a maximum tenure of six years.