Vallejo Gantner has been named artistic director of Performance Space 122, a legit institution in New York’s East Village. He had been director of the Dublin Fringe Festival since March 2002.Announced by P.S. 122 exec director Anne Dennin, appointment is effective mid-January. The Melbourne-born Gantner has worked as a theater director and producer in Asia and the U.S. in addition to his native Australia. Before Dublin, he was artistic associate for the Melbourne Festival. Performance Space 122 is a not-for-profit arts center serving the New York City dance and performance community.