Jonatan Habib Engqvist. Photo: Kristine Madjare

Jonatan Habib Engqvist. Photo: Kristine Madjare

Jonatan Habib Engqvist

is a curator and theorist with a background in Philosophy and Aesthetic theory. Previously project manager for visual art at Iaspis (2009-2014), curator at Moderna Museet (2008-09) and The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (2005-07). He also manages Curatorial Residency In Stockholm and is editor in mischief of the online journal tsnoK.se and has curated a number of large international exhibitions including Survival Kit 9 in Riga, Latvia, Sinopale 6, Sinop, Turkey (2017), Tunnel Vision, the 8th Momentum biennale in Moss, Norway 2015 and (I)ndependent People, the visual art focus of Reykjavík Arts Festival 2012. He is curator of The Children of the Children of the Revolution at Färgfabriken in Stockholm (April 2018) and New Småland on commission by 4 art museums and a university (2016-2019). Books include: Big Dig – Om passivitet och samtidskonst, CLP Works, 2018, Studio Talks: Thinking Through Painting, Arvinius+Orfeus Publishing, 2014, In Dependence – Collaboration and Artists´ initiatives, Torpedo Press, 2013, Work, Work, Work – A Reader on Art and Labour, Steinberg Press, 2012, Dharavi: Documenting Informalities, KKH, 2008, Academic Foundation, New Delhi 2009.