• Mami Kataoka at Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina
Mami Kataoka at Stacion

Mami Kataoka at Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina

19 May 2017, 20:00

Venue: Klubi i Boksit, Mark Isaku str.
10000 Prishtina
Republic of Kosovo

Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is pleased to anounce the presentation by Mami Kataoka.

The presentation is the first collaboration with Mami Kataoka and will focus on her curatorial practice and the ongoing research, the work of Mori Art Museum in the immediate situations and the global context.

Mami Kataoka is chief curator of Mori Art Museum in Tokyo since 2003 where she curated number of exhibitions, including “Ai Weiwei: According toWhat?” (2009/ US Tour 2012-13), “Lee Bul”(2012), “Makoto Aida” (2012), “Lee Mingwei and His Relations” (2014-15) and "N. S. Harsha: Charming Journey" (2017).

Prior to this position, Kataoka was Chief Curator at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery (1997-2002) and researcher at the NLI Research Institute on cultural policies and urban development projects (1992-1997). 

She was also International curator at the Hayward Gallery in London from 2007 to 2009. In 2012 she guest curated “Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past” at Asian ArtMuseum in San Francisco, and was a Co-Artistic Director for the 9th Gwangju Biennale in South Korea. 

She serves as Board Member of CIMAM since 2014 and a professor at Kyoto University of Artand Design Graduate School of Art and Design Studies since 2016. 

Kataoka has now been appointed as artistic director of the 21st Biennale of Sydney in 2018.