Jonatan Habib Engqvist
Image: Bjargey Olafsdottir, 2022
Jonatan Habib Engqvist is a curator, author and occasional teacher. He is the Co-editor of Ord&Bild, curator of experimental projects and over 50 exhibitions on 4 continents including international biennales and festivals Art D-0 ARK Underground, VR Pavilion at 58th Venice Biennale, Cycle Music&Art Festival Berlin/Reykjavík, Survival Kit Riga, Sinopale in Turkey, Momentum biennale in Moss, Norway, and Reykjavík Arts Festival. He is Founding director of Curatorial Residency in Stockholm, previously manager of visual art at Iaspis, curator at Moderna Museet and employed at Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm. His writing has been published widely in several languages in books and catalogues around the world.
I plan to update myself on the Finnish art scene, by spending a longer period than just a couple of days in Helsinki. I look forward to making some studio visits at HIAP and in Helsinki, and to organizing a talk/event in Swedish connected to Ord&Bild. I may possibly lecture at KUVA.