Mami Kataoka is chief curator at Mori Art Museum in Tokyo where she curated “Roppongi Crossing” (2004), “Ozawa Tsuyoshi” (2004), “All about Laughtert” (2006), “Ai Weiwei” (2009) amongst others. Meanwhile she was a first international curator at the Hayward Gallery in London from 2007 to 2009 where she curated “Laughing in a Foreign Language” (2008), “Ujino and the Rotators” (2009) and co-curated “Walking in My Mind” (2009). Prior to these positions, she was chief curator at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery from 1998 to 2002. She also worked on diverse cultural policy studies, cultural facility planning and public art projects at NLI Research Institute from 1992 till 98. In 2012 she is curating “Lee Bul”, guest cuarting “Phantoms of Asia” for Asian Art Museum in San Francisco and co-directing the 9th Gwangju Biennale in South Korea.