Tanya Toft is a curator, researcher and lecturer on urban media art as a domain of criticality in the media city. She is on the International Curatorial Advisory Board of the Open Sky Gallery in Hong Kong, Associate Curator at the Streaming Museum in New York City, and Curatorial Advisor for Verve Cultural in São Paulo, where she has co-curated the São Paulo Urban Digital Festival in 2013 and 2014 for the SESI Digital Art Gallery. Her curatorial work includes Here All Alone (2015) in Copenhagen, Voyage to the Virtual (2015) at Scandinavia House in New York City, and Nordic Outbreak (2013-2014) presented by Streaming Museum in NYC and across the Nordic region. In 2017 she will curate the Screen City Biennial in Stavanger together with director and founder Daniela Arriado. She is co-editor of What Urban Media Art Can Do – Why When Where and How? (av edition, 2016) and editor of Digital Dynamics in Nordic Contemporary Art (forthcoming 2018). Toft received her Ph.D. in 2017 from the Institute of Arts and Cultural Studies, Copenhagen University.

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