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    Clara Kim / / United States Clara Kim

    - Daskalopoulos Senior Curator, International Art (Africa, Asia, and the Middle East) at the Tate Modern

    - Educational Background

    BA in Art History, University of California, Berkeley

    MA in Art History, University of Chicago

    - Major Accomplishments

    •2015: Mark Bradford: Tears of a Tree at the Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai, China

    •2014: Senior researcher at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju

    •Former curator at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT) in Los Angeles, United States

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    Christine Y. Kim / / United States Christine Y. Kim

    - Curator of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

    - Educational Background

    MA in American Studies and Critical Theory, New York University

    - Major Accomplishments

    2015–2017: Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination at the LACMA (Cocurator)

    20132014: James Turrell: A Retrospective at the LACMA

    20002008: Associate curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem in New York, United States

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    Rita Gonzalez / / United States Rita Gonzalez

    - Curator and acting department head in contemporary art at the LACMA

    - Educational Background

    Ph. D. in Critical Studies, Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, University of California, Los Angeles

    MA in Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego

    - Major Accomplishments

    2017: A Universal History of Infamy at the LACMA

    2011: Asco: Elite of the Obscure at the LACMA

    2008: Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement at the LACMA 

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    Gridthiya Gaweewong / / Thailand Gridthiya Gaweewong

    - Artistic director of the Jim Thompson Art Center and guest curator of the MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum

    - Educational Background

    Ph. D. in Fine Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

    - Major Accomplishments

    2016: Apichatpong Weerasethakul: The Serenity of Madness at the MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum

    2015: Missing Links: A Series of Moving Images Exhibition rom Southeast Asia at the Jim Thompson Art Center

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    Shim Chung Yeon / / Korea Shim Chung Yeon

    - Associate professor in the Department of Contemporary Art History and Theory at Hongik University

    - Educational Background

    MA in Arts Administration, New York University

    Ph. D. in Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

    - Major Accomplishments

    2014: Cocurator of Sweet Dew – Since 1980, a special project for the 20th anniversary of the Gwangju Biennale

    2007–2009: Assistant professor, Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York

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    Yeewan Koon / / British-born and Hong Kong-based curator Yeewan Koon

    - Curator and associate professor at the University of Hong Kong

    - Educational Background

    Ph. D. in Chinese Art and Architecture, New York University

    BA and MA, University of London

    - Major Accomplishments

    Former fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    2014: It Begins with Metamorphosis: Xu Bing at the Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong

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    David Teh / / Australian-born and Singapore-based curator David Teh

    - Curator, researcher, and associate professor at the National University of Singapore

    - Educational Background

    MA and Ph. D. in Visual Culture in Southeast Asia, University of Sydney

    - Major Accomplishments

    2017: “Misfits”: Pages from a Loose-Leaf Modernity at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) in Berlin, Germany

    - Publications

    2017: Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary, The MIT Press

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    Man Seok Kim / / Korea Man Seok Kim

    - Independent curator and coordinator of the Space Heem

    - Educational Background

    Ph. D. candidate, General Graduate School, Pusan National University

    MA in Korean Language & Literature, General Graduate School, Pusan National University

    BA in Korean Language & Literature and Philosophy, Kyungsung University

    - Major Accomplishments

    2014–Present: Editor of the art and culture magazine, Post

    2013–2015: Contributor to the Kookje Daily News

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    Sung woo Kim / / Korea Sung woo Kim

    KIM Sung woo is a Korean curator and currently a chief curator of Amado Art Space, Seoul. His curatorial research explores the possibilities of contemporary art as alternative forms of knowledge, and its methodologies. He curated <PLATFORM b.> (Amado Art Space, Seoul), <Noboday’s Space> (Amado Art Space, Seoul), <Colourshift> (Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul), <Shot Blank> (Art Sonje Center, Seoul), <sunday is monday, monday is sunday> (Space Willing n Dealing, Seoul), and etc. He is recently is interested in curating a series of solo exhibition, get tangled up in a long-term point of view.  

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    Chong-Ok Paek / / Korea Chong-Ok Paek

    - Independent curator and director of the Research Institute of Art Ecology

    - Educational Background

    Meisterschüler (post-graduate MFA) in Fine Arts, Berlin University of the Arts (UdK), Germany

    BFA in Painting, College of Fine Arts, Hongik University

    - Major Accomplishments

    2015: Art director of the Gwangju Media Art Festival 2015

    2014: Curator of a residency program at the Daein Art Market creative studio, “DADA” 

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    B.G. Muhn / / United States B.G. Muhn

    - Professor at Georgetown University, United States

    - Major Accomplishments

    2016: Contemporary North Korean Art: The Evolution of Socialist Realism at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C., United States

    2014: Exhibition at the Pyongyang People’s Congress Center

    2010: Winner of the Maryland State Arts Council’s “Individual Artist Award”

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