October 13, 2019
Apply to have your work considered in Volume 11 by Friend of the Artist. FOA is a quarterly book dedicated to elevating the work of emerging artists around the world. Our publication releases every quarter and includes the work of artists who work in a variety of mediums. Accepted artists will have a four-page spread of their work, information, and artist statement. Volume 11 will be guest juried by Anna Mikaela Ekstrand, Angeliki Kim Jonsson, and Adele Smejkal and will be available in our store and online retailers including Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Anna Mikaela Ekstrand
Editor-in-Chief Cultbytes and Independent Curator
Angeliki Kim Jonsson
co-founder of Art/choke and founder of DYNAMISK
co-founder of Art/Choke, Client Liason at Sotheby’s London, and founder of @as_artjournal
Anna Mikaela Ekstrand
Anna Mikaela Ekstrand is a Swedish/Guyanese independent curator and publisher living in New York City. Although she curates across mediums, she is especially interested in exploring equitable ways to disseminate performance art. Anna Mikaela served as co-/curator for the performance art events 'Tales Of Tales' (106 Rivington, 2019), ’Grebnellaw: Sperming The Planet' (House of Yes and The Oculus, 2018), and 'Your Decolonizing Toolkit' (MAW, 2016). She has held curatorial positions at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bard Graduate Center, and Museum of Arts and Design. Deeply vested in research, she has worked on over a dozen in-museum and off-site art and design related exhibitions and their catalogs. Anna Mikaela is the founding editor-in-chief of Cultbytes, an online art publication that focuses on interdisciplinary and non-hierarchical art criticism. She holds dual MA degrees, in Design History, Material Culture, and Decorative Arts from Bard Graduate Center and in Art History from Stockholm University.
Instagram: @cultbytes @annamikaela_x
Angeliki Kim Jonsson & Adele Smejkal
We are two art enthusiasts and professionals with a diverse experience of working in the art world. Angeliki Kim Jonsson is the founder of DYNAMISK an Independent consultancy that offers Curating and Art Advisory. Alongside DYNAMISK she also hosts “In Conversation with..” which is an ever growing series of vibrant and unique conversations with pioneering individuals from the art world. Adele Smejkal works for Sotheby’s London and is also a freelance journalist and the founder of @as_artjournal, an Instagram based page about art. Through a shared passion for art and presence on social media, we have formed our friendship and partnership. Our story, vision and thinking alike inspired us to create the Art/choke.