Curators in Conversation with Alexandra Chang

Tue, Dec 4, 2018 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm

 

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MOCA presents a dynamic program series that engages Chinese American curators, artists and cultural producers across generations and geographies in critical conversations to deeply investigate the aesthetic concerns, subject matter, and experiences within the Chinese and Asian American cultural community.


Alexandra Chang is Curator of Special Projects and Director of Global Arts Programs at the A/P/A Institute at NYU, where she works on inter-institutional projects exploring global and comparative framings, history and power, and their impact on topics including visuality studies and climate change/climate justice. She organizes the Climate Working Group and directs the Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange (GAX) and the Virtual Asian American Art Museum project. In 2018, she curated (ex)CHANGE: History Place Presence, a series of public art projects in Philadelphia and Then and Now with the Asian Art Initiative and co-curated Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art as part of Getty’s PST II: LA/LA with the Chinese American Museum and California African American Museum and Intimacies and Imagined Futures—Video and Performance Practices at Soma Art Space, Berlin. She co-edits Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas, is the author of Envisioning Diaspora: Asian American Visual Artist Collectives (2009) and editor of Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art (Duke UP, 2018).


Andrew Rebatta is Assistant Curator at MOCA. He has worked on exhibitions at community-based museums in New York, Chicago and Washington, DC. In 2011, he was Curator-in-Residence at the Museo Experimental El Eco in Mexico City, and has most recently organized exhibitions and performances for the New Forms Media Society in Vancouver, BC.