Yung Ma

Conference: Contemporary Art Biennials – Our Hegemonic Machines in States of Emergency

28 June 2020, 2.30 pm

Discussion moderated by Henrietta Y. Mansfeld


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Yung Ma is a curator of contemporary art and moving image. He currently serves as Curator of the Contemporary Art and Prospective Creation Department at the Centre Pompidou in Paris and was appointed Artistic Director for the 11th Seoul Mediacity Biennale.

Henrietta Y. Mansfeld is an independent curator and writer based in Berlin. She founded The Cultarture Project, a curatorial initiative where she organised solo and group shows in Beijing and Berlin, artists talk and residency programme. Her texts have appeared online on Artforum, Ocula, Vision and more. She studies at the PhD in Practice in Curating programme, University of Reading, Zurich University of the Arts.

The conference is organised by Prof Dr Dorothee Richter (Head of PhD in Practice in Curating, University of Reading/ Zurich University of the Arts) and Ronald Kolb, Scientific researcher PhD in Practice in Curating.) Respondents to the speakers are PhD Candidates of the PhD in Practice in Curating (University of Reading/ Zurich University of the Arts) and students of the MAS in Curating.

The online conference is supported by Goethe Institut Bucharest, The Suisse Arts Council ProHelvetia, and Zurich University of the Arts.