Information on Core Exchange Scholars



Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange Program, Director: Alexandra Chang
Curator of Special Projects & Director of Global Arts Programs at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

Argentina

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Anna Kazumi Stahl (Argentina)

Director, NYU-Buenos Aires

Canada

Exchange Scholar: Alice Ming Wai Jim

Associate Professor of Art History, Graduate Program Director in Art History, Academic Director, Art History Cooperative. Education, Concordia University and Co-Editor of Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas Journal (Brill).

China

Co-Regional Organizer/Exchange Scholar: Francesca Tarocco (Shanghai)

Scholar, writer, and critic based in Shanghai, where she teaches Chinese contemporary art and new media and Chinese art history and culture at New York University in Shanghai. Founder of the Shanghai Studies Society, an international multi-disciplinary research initiative based in Shanghai.

Hong Kong

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Oscar Ho (Hong Kong)

Director of the MA Program in Cultural Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Frank Vigneron (Hong Kong)

Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Chinese University Hong Kong. Chair of the Hong Kong Art School Academic Committee and member of the Hong Kong Art School Council. Professor Vigneron is also a practicing artist.

New Zealand

Exchange scholar/artist: Yuki Kihara

Interdisciplinary artist, Samoa and Aukland

US

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Alexandra Chang (Global)

Curator of Special Projects and Director of Global Arts Programs at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University

Exchange Scholar: Lynn Gumpert

Director, The Grey Gallery at New York University

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Thomas Looser (Japan)

Associate Professor at the East Asian Studies at New York University

Exchange Scholar: Mark Johnson

Professor of Art and University Gallery Director, San Francisco State University

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Margo Machida (US and Pacific)

Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University and Professor, Art History and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs

Exchange Scholar: John Tain

Curator, Getty Research Institute

Exchange Scholar: Tom Wolf

Professor of Art History, Bard College

Argentina

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Anna Kazumi Stahl (Argentina)

Director, NYU-Buenos Aires

Australia

Co-Regional Organizer and Exchange Scholar: Jacqueline Lo (Australia)

Professor and Director, ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) at the Australian National University. Her research and teaching is strongly interdisciplinary, drawing from postcolonial studies, performance studies, cultural studies and literary analysis.

Canada

Exchange Scholar: Alice Ming Wai Jim

Associate Professor of Art History, Graduate Program Director in Art History, Academic Director, Art History Cooperative. Education, Concordia University and Co-Editor of Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas Journal (Brill).

China

Co-Regional Organizer/Exchange Scholar: Francesca Tarocco (Shanghai)

Scholar, writer, and critic based in Shanghai, where she teaches Chinese contemporary art and new media and Chinese art history and culture at New York University in Shanghai. Founder of the Shanghai Studies Society, an international multi-disciplinary research initiative based in Shanghai.

Hong Kong

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Oscar Ho (Hong Kong)

Director of the MA Program in Cultural Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Frank Vigneron (Hong Kong)

Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Chinese University Hong Kong. Chair of the Hong Kong Art School Academic Committee and member of the Hong Kong Art School Council. Professor Vigneron is also a practicing artist.

US

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Alexandra Chang (Global)

Curator of Special Projects and Director of Global Arts Programs at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University

Exchange Scholar: Lynn Gumpert

Director, The Grey Gallery at New York University

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Thomas Looser (Japan)

Associate Professor at the East Asian Studies at New York University

Exchange Scholar: Mark Johnson

Professor of Art and University Gallery Director, San Francisco State University

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Margo Machida (US and Pacific)

Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University and Professor, Art History and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Nicholas Mirzoeff (London)

Professor, Media, Culture and Communication at New York University

Exchange Scholar: John Tain

Curator, Getty Research Institute

Exchange Scholar: Tom Wolf

Professor of Art History, Bard College

Argentina:

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Anna Kazumi Stahl (Argentina)

Acting Director, NYU Argentina

Australia:

Co-Regional Organizer and exchange scholar (2012-2013 year only): Dean Chan (Australia)

Professor at Curtin University, Australia and the founding convenor of INDAAR, and an executive member of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network and convenor of its Visual Arts and New Media cluster.

Co-Regional Organizer and Exchange Scholar: Jacqueline Lo (Australia)

Professor and Director, ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) at the Australian National University. Her research and teaching is strongly interdisciplinary, drawing from postcolonial studies, performance studies, cultural studies and literary analysis.

Co-Regional Organizer: Megan Carrigy (Australia)

Assistant Director, Academic Programs, NYU in Sydney

Co-Regional Organizer: Anna Antoniak (Australia)

Associate Director, Academic Programs, NYU in Sydney

China, Shanghai

Co-Regional Organizer/Exchange Scholar: Francesca Tarocco (Shanghai)

Scholar, writer, and critic based in Shanghai, where she teaches Chinese contemporary art and new media and Chinese art history and culture at New York University in Shanghai. Founder of the Shanghai Studies Society, an international multi-disciplinary research initiative based in Shanghai.

Co-regional Organizer/Exchange Scholar: Arthur Solway (Shanghai)

James Cohen Gallery

Co-regional Organizer/Exchange Scholar: Leo Xu (Shanghai)

Leo Xu Projects

Exchange Scholar: Mathieu Borysevicz

Artist, filmmaker, curator, critic, MABSOCIETY, and former director at the Shanghai Gallery of Art at Three on Bund in Shanghai

Hong Kong

Exchange Scholar: Tobias Berger

Curator at M+, the new museum for visual culture in Hong Kong

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Oscar Ho (Hong Kong)

Director of the MA Program in Cultural Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Frank Vigneron (Hong Kong)

Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Chinese University Hong Kong, Chair of the Hong Kong Art School Academic Committee and member of the Hong Kong Art School Council. Professor Vigneron is also a practicing artist.

US

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Alexandra Chang (Global)

Curator of Special Projects and Director of Global Arts Programs at the Asian/Pacific/American

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Dipti Desai (South Asia)

Associate Professor and Director of the Art Education Program at New York University.

Exchange Scholar: Lynn Gumpert

Director, The Grey Gallery at New York University

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Thomas Looser (Japan)

Associate Professor at the East Asian Studies at New York University

Exchange Scholar: Mark JohnsonProfessor of Art and University Gallery Director, San Francisco State University

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Margo Machida (US and Pacific)

Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University and Professor, Art History and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs

Co-Regional Organizer / Exchange Scholar: Nicholas Mirzoeff (London)

Professor, Media, Culture and Communication at New York University

Exchange Scholar: Dean Saranillio

Assistant Professor and Interim Director, Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis