Photo by Jennifer Yin
Mami Kataoka is chief curator of Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, a contemporary museum renowned for its impressive rotating collection of high-profile work. Since 2003, she has curated numerous exhibitions at the museum—including Ai Weiwei: According to What?, Lee Bul: From Me Belongs to You Only and, most recently, Lee Mingwei and His Relations. Mami has also worked as a curator in London, South Korea and San Francisco—where she guest-curated Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past at the Asian Art Museum. Well versed in collaborating with leading artists and institutions across the world, Mami serves on the board of CIMAM (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art), the Asian Art Council at the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, and the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing.