Anna Mikaela Ekstrand is a Swedish/Guyanese independent curator and arts writer based in New York City. She is interested in feminism, decolonial theory, and social practice. Currently, Anna Mikaela serves on the core curatorial team for the inaugural 'The Immigrant Artist Biennial' presenting over 75 artists. She has also held curatorial positions at the Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and Bard Graduate Center. She contributed with an essay on performance art(ists) forthcoming in 'Institution is Verb: PPL Lab Site 2012-2018’ (The Operating System) and editor for 'Méir Srebriansky: Age of Resin' (Conveyor Studio, 2020). In 2019, she was a curatorial resident at Curator’s Agenda: Vienna. She holds dual Master's Degrees in Art and Design History from Stockholm University and Bard Graduate Center.
Anna Mikaela is also the founding editor-in-chief of Cultbytes, an online art publication.
Please connect: @annamikaela.jpg @cultbytes / cultbytes.com