Tanya Toft Ag

Dr. Tanya Toft Ag is a curator, researcher, writer and lecturer examining trajectories of media art(s) and urban change. She gained her doctoral degree from Copenhagen University and has taken up visiting scholarships at Columbia University, The New School and Konstfack (CuratorLab). Her curatorial practice evolves with media art and media architecture in urban environments. She was curator and head of research at the Screen City Biennial 2017 (Stavanger) and associate of the Streaming Museum (NYC) and Verve Cultural/SP Urban Digital Festival (São Paulo). She has presented her work and held keynotes at international conferences and symposia worldwide and is a member of various conference and gallery boards (MAB Awards, Human-Computer Interaction Conference (HCI), Open Sky Gallery). She is editor of Digital Dynamics in Nordic Contemporary Art (Intellect, 2018) and co-editor of What Urban Media Art Can Do – Why, When, Where, and How? (av edition, 2016). In 2017 she co-initiated the globally networked Urban Media Art Academy. She is currently a research fellow at City University of Hong Kong.