Joasia Krysa is a curator, researcher and writer. She is founding director of KURATOR, an association of curators and researchers interested in algorithmic culture, founding editor of the Data Browser book series (Autonomedia, New York), and professor of exhibition research and director of Exhibition Research Lab at Liverpool John Moores University, with a joint appointment at Liverpool Biennial.
From 2012-2015 she was artistic director of Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark. She was associate professor (reader) in art and technology at Plymouth University, UK (2000-2012) and part of the curatorial team for dOCUMENTA (13). Prior to this she worked with WRO Media Art Biennale / WRO Foundation and as art director at Polish Television, Wroclaw. Between 2007-2010 she served as jury member at ARCO Contemporary Art Fair Madrid; was advisor and member of the scientific committee at Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation for the EU survey project Silicon Dreams: Art_Science_Technology (Madrid 2010); and member of scientific committee at the University Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico 2010). She has a background in curatorial studies (Goldsmiths College, London), political sciences (Maria Curie University, Lublin), and cultural theory (Wroclaw University), and has a PhD in software curating (Planetary Collegium, UK).
Her recent curatorial projects include Silicon Dreams: Art_Science_Technology (Madrid - San Sebastian, 2010), contribution to dOCUMENTA (13) (Kassel, 2012), and Systemics Series developed for Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark (2013-14).
- Books, booklets
- editor, with Geoff Cox and Anya Lewin, Economising Culture: On ‘The (Digital) Culture Industry’, New York: Autonomedia (Data Browser), 2004, 256 pp.
- editor, with Geoff Cox, Engineering Culture: On ‘The Author as (Digital) Producer’, New York: Autonomedia (Data Browser), 2005, 240 pp.
- editor, Curating Immateriality: The Work of the Curator in the Age of Network Systems, New York: Autonomedia (Data Browser), 2006, 288 pp.
- editor, Ada Lovelace, intro. Joasia Krysa, Hatje Cantz (dOCUMENTA (13): 100 Notes—100 Thoughts), 2012, 36 pp.  (English)/(German)
- editor, with Jussi Parikka, Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History: Erkki Kurenniemi in 2048, MIT Press, 2015, xxviii+340 pp.
- Book chapters, Essays
- with Grzesiek Sedek, "Source Code", in Software Studies: A Lexicon, ed. Matthew Fuller, MIT Press, 2008, pp 236-243.
- "Distributed Curating and Immateriality", in New Media in the White Cube and Beyond: Curatorial Models for Digital Art, University of California Press, 2008.
- "Experiments in (Social) Software Curating: reprogramming curatorial practice for networks", Vague Terrain 11, ed. CONT3XT.NET, 2008.
- "Curatorial Alternatives to What? From alternative forms to the everyday technologies", WRO 2011 Reader, Wroclaw: WRO, 2011.