Miguel A. López

Curator of Toronto Biennial of Art 2024

Miguel A. López is a writer and curator. In his practice, he focuses on the role of art in politics and public life, collective work and collaborative dynamics, and queer and feminist rewritings of history. He is the Curator for the 2024 edition of the Toronto Biennial of Art. From 2015 to 2020, he worked as Chief curator, and later Co-director at TEOR/éTica, Costa Rica. In 2019, he curated the retrospective exhibition “Cecilia Vicuña: Seehearing the Enlightened Failure” at the Witte de With (now Kunstinstituut Melly), Rotterdam, which travelled to Mexico City, Madrid, and Bogota.. His texts have been published in journals such as AfterallArtforume-flux JournalArt in AmericaJournal of Visual CultureManifesta Journal. He was a recipient of the 2016 ICI’s Independent Vision Curatorial Award.

Miguel’s visit to Finland is organised in collaboration with the Office for Contemporary Art Norway.

A person with light-brown skin, long straight black hair, wearing thick rectangular white frames smiles at the camera. He is wearing a grey shirt over a deep blue tshirt and is pictured against a green leafy background.

Miguel López. Image: Daniela Morales