Martí Manen (Barcelona, 1976) is Director of Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation in Stockholm, the city where he resides. He has curated exhibitions at the Museo de Historia Natural (Mexico City), Aara (Bangkok), Sala Rekalde (Bilbao), Konsthall C (Stockholm), CA2M (Madrid), and Fundació Miró (Barcelona). Manen was the curator of the Spanish Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale, and curated Momentum10 (Biennale in Moss, Norway, 2019). In the 1990s, Manen curated five years of exhibitions in his room located in a student flat.
Through his programme at Index, Martí Manen has worked with artists such as Mette Edvardsen, Roxy Farhat, Chris Kraus, and Teresa Solar, where others such as Andrea Fraser, Anna Barham, Jesper Nordhal, and Maider López participated.
Momentum10 -with the subtitle The Emotional Exhibition- presented the work of 29 artists connecting a point of historical rapprochement with emotions. Some of the participating artists included Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Annika Larsson, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Johanna Billing, and Julieta Aranda.
Manen has published books including Salir de la exposición (Consonni), Contarlo todo sin saber cómo (CA2M), and Cuando las líneas son tiempo (Fundació Miró).