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Maiko Tanaka

Trinity Square Video
Curatorial Researcher in Residence
Toronto
Maiko Tanaka is a curator based in Toronto. Past curatorial positions include the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, InterAccess, as well as Casco – Office for Art, Design, and Theory (Utrecht). In 2014 Maiko co-edited the publications, The Grand Domestic Revolution Handbook published by Casco and Valiz, and Model Minority, published by Gendai in collaboration with the Publication Studio. She holds a Masters of Visual Studies from the University of Toronto and serves on the programming committee and board of Gendai as well as on the editorial advisory of C Magazine. She is currently undertaking a curatorial residency at Trinity Square Video where her research focuses on the intersections of technologies of perception and an ethics of encounter from a feminist, science fiction and post-human lens.

Interests include: experimental curatorial research, new media art, sci-fi feminisms, afro-futurism, indigenous futurism, intersectional race/gender/ability action research, feminist science & tech studies, sound art practices, artistic research practice, material discursive research, posthumanism, Octavia Butler, Ruth Ozeki, Karen Barad, Sarah Kember, Tim Ingold...