Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani

Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani is an independent curator, writer, and lecturer of Southeast Asian contemporary art. Her research and fieldwork revolve around critical social and political issues, and complemented by continuous dialogue with artists and art professionals, have leveraged Southeast Asian contemporary art through collaborative exhibitions, among others, Diaspora: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia (2018) with MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiangmai, Thailand; Heads or Tails? Uncertainties and Tensions in Contemporary Thailand (2017) with Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York; The Game/Viet Nam by LE Brothers (2016) with Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok; and Architectural Landscapes: SEA in the Forefront (2015) with Queens Museum, New York.

Loredana has recently edited the publication Diaspora: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia published in conjunction with the corresponding exhibition, which includes specially commissioned essays by historians and subject-matter experts on topics related to migration, borders and diasporas. Loredana has a Master of Art degree in Asian Art Histories (LASALLE-Goldsmiths College of the Arts, Singapore), and is currently undertaking her second Master degree in History and Archaeology at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS, London) with specific research focus on Southeast Asia. She is based in London, United Kingdom, and Bangkok, Thailand.