Katya García-Antón is an English-Spanish curator and currently the Director for OCA, Office for Contemporary Art. García-Antón has been affiliated with several major international art institutions, including the Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva; the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; the Museu d’Arte Moderno de São Paulo, Brazil; the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. She curated the Spanish contribution to the São Paulo Biennial in 2004, and was responsible for a section of the Prague Biennial in 2005. In 2011, she contributed to the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (Dora García’s ‘The Inadequate’), and ‘Gestures in Time’ (co-curated with Lara Khaldi), and the flagship exhibition of the very first edition of the Qalandiya International Biennial in Palestine in 2012. In 2015 she curated the Norwegian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (Camille Norment’s ‘Rapture’).
The vision of MJF would not be possible without the kind support of many artists including, Kari Cavén, Tony Cragg, Dorothy Cross, A K Dolven, Anne-Karin Furunes, Antony Gormley, Dan Graham, Alfredo Jaar, Anish Kapoor, Cildo Meireles, Esko Männikkö, Bjørn Nørgaard, Markus Raetz, and Gediminas Urbonas.