Tobi Maier (b. 1976)is a German freelance curator and art critic based in São Paulo, Brazil. Previously he was a curator at Frankfurter Kunstverein (2006–2008), Ludlow 38, New York (2008–2011) and the 30. São Paulo Biennial (2011–2012). In 2013 he co-edited a double issue of the Swedish art and literature magazine OEI (Extra-disciplinary spaces and de-disciplinising moments) as well as an issue of the Brazilian journal Revista Permanente (Feminism and post-colonial studies in Brazil).
Recent exhibitions curated by Tobi Maier include The Second Sex – A Visual Footnote at La Galerie in Noisy-le-Sec, Paris; Was ist Kunst – Mirrors of Production at Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo; Marcelo Cipis, Prêmio Funarte de Arte Contemporânea 2013 – Galerias Funarte de Artes Visuais São Paulo and Alexandre Brandão at Oficina Cultural Oswald de Andrade, São Paulo (all 2013).
Tobi Maier holds a MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art in London and is participating in the PhD program at Escola das Comunicações e Artes at Univer