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Ying Kwok is the Senior Curator for Digital and Heritage at Tai Kwun – Centre for Heritage and Arts. She has been working as an independent curator between 2013-2021. She works with a diverse range of art and cultural institutions locally and internationally, from artist’s initiatives, art festivals, to public museums and the commercial sector. She always synthesizes different art forms in contemporary visual art, from site specific commissions, performances, to film and video.
Kwok is the guest curator for the 5th Audemars Piguet Art Commssion: The moon is leaving us by Phoebe Hui, festival director of Peer to Peer: UK/HK 2020, curator for Contagious Cities: Far Away, Too Close for Tai Kwun Contemporary and Wellcome Trust, the lead curator of LOOK International Photography Festival 2017, and curator at M+ for Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief as Hong Kong presentation at the 57th Venice Biennale. Before embarking on her independent career, Kwok was the curator at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester UK, between 2006 and 2012. In 2014, Kwok was awarded the Asia Cultural Council Fellowship. She is an international fellow in the Clore Leadership Programme 2018/19.