Annie Jael Kwan
Annie Jael Kwan is an independent curator, writer, researcher and producer based in London. She founded the curatorial partnership, Something Human, in 2012, to focus on her interests in the critical ideas and explorations surrounding movement across borders. Something Human has delivered projects in the UK, Rome, Venice, Belgrade, Skopje, Lisbon and in Singapore. She recently completed a curatorial research residency in Cambodia, with the support of the Artist’s International Development Fund from the British Council, Arts Council England and National Arts Council Singapore. She is currently undertaking an MA in History of Art and Archaeology with a special focus on Southeast Asian art at SOAS, and contributes to the publication, Art Asia Pacific.
Eva Bentcheva is an art historian and curator. She completed her PhD in art history at SOAS, University of London. Her research focuses on performance art and conceptualism in Asia and its diasporas. In 2016, she was awarded a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Tate Research Centre: Asia. She is currently an Adjunct Researcher at the Tate Research Centre: Asia, and is co-director of Batubalani Art Projects.
Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani is an independent curator, writer and lecturer of Southeast Asian contemporary art. Encompassing criticalsocial and political issues, Loredana’s rigorous research and continuous dialogue with artists and art professionals have leveraged Southeast Asian contemporary art and artists at national and international levels, through collaborative exhibitions such as Architectural Landscapes: SEA in the Forefront with Queens Museum in New York and The Game/Viet Name by LE Brothers with Jim Thompson Art Center in Bangkok. Based in London and Bangkok, Loredana is currently editing a debut compilation of essays titled Interlaced Journeys: Diaspora and the Contemporary in Southeast Asian Art that explores the connections between diasporic movements and contemporary art in Southeast Asia.
Seet Yun Teng
Seet Yun Teng is a multi-disciplinary artist who engages with a range of material, both physical and conceptual, in her work. Predominantly a maker, she works with sculptural forms, textiles, installation environments, photography, and with ideas of urban space, memory, history, fragmentation and construction. She also has experience and interests in curating, producing and writing in the visual arts, between UK and Singapore. She is currently preparing for an internship at Venice Biennale 2017, with the Singapore Pavilion. Previous work experience includes: project assistant with independent curator collective Something Human in producing ‘Krisis’ exhibition and public programme with Bonington Gallery (Nottingham); gallery assistant with Union Pacific Gallery (London), project assistant with Unseen Art Initiatives (Singapore), writer and assistant with Brack (Singapore). Yun Teng is a National Arts Council (Singapore) undergraduate scholarship recipient (2014) and is currently pursuing a joint honours in Fine Art & History of Art at Goldsmiths, University of London.
With thanks to Corrie Tan and Putra Hidayatullah