Mána [Hjörleifsdóttir] Taylor is a writer, art critic, and event curator currently living in New York City.

She has been published in Newcity, Chicago Reader, The Brooklyn Rail, and The Drift. Her words have also been exhibited at Svalbard Global Seed Vault (Norway), Mana Contemporary (Chicago), Arc Gallery (Chicago), and BBK Studios (Berlin) to accompany artworks.

She is the co-founder and editor of a magazine called The Documentarian, which strives for critical and original documentation in artistic forms. 

She is a frequent collaborator and producer in the arts. She has curated experimental sound events in Chicago and New York. More recently, she has done costume design for a theater production, and the voice-over narration for a short documentary.

She is available for editorial assignments, archival research and projects, or artistic collaborations: manahaotaylor[at]gmail[dot]com

photo by Gabriella Achadinha