International curator Katya García-Antón explores urgent questions surrounding the role of museums of modern art today in relation to ideas around Indigenous art, curation and criticism.
Katya is Director of the Office for Contemporary Art Norway and editor of Sovereign Words: Indigenous Art, Curation and Criticism (2018). Having studied Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, she has been affiliated with various institutions including the Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland; the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain; the Museu d’Arte Moderno de São Paulo, Brazil; the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK; and IKON, Birmingham, UK. She curated the Spanish contribution to the São Paulo Biennial in 2004 and was responsible for a section of the Prague Biennial in 2005, the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2011, and the flagship exhibition of the Qalandiya International Biennial in Palestine in 2012.
This event is part of a two-day symposium, Global Communities: Curating Modern Art Today, taking place at Tate St Ives on 26–27 April. Find out more about the full programme.
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