Eva Bentcheva is an art historian and curator. She completed her PhD in Art History at SOAS. Her research focuses on performance art from South and Southeast Asia, and their diasporas. Eva is currently the Goethe-Institut Postdoctoral Fellow at Haus der Kunst, Munich, and co-director of Batubalani Art Projects, an independent organisation which promotes knowledge of Philippine modern and contemporary art in Europe. She was formerly as Adjunct Researcher for the Tate Research Centre: Asia with a focus on Southeast Asian modern and contemporary art.