Josh Tengan is a Honolulu-based contemporary art curator. He was the assistant curator of the second Honolulu Biennial 2019, To Make Wrong / Right / Now. Since 2015, he has worked with Native Hawaiian and Hawai?i-based artists and cultural practitioners, through the arts non-profit Pu?uhonua Society, to deliver Hawai?is largest annual thematic contemporary art exhibition, CONTACT, which offers a critical and comprehensive survey of local contemporary visual culture. In 2019, he curated CONTACT, Acts of Faith, presented at the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archive, which explored the role of religion in the colonization of Hawai?i through artistic interventions in the historic collections and an artist book library. He holds a Curatorial Studies M.A. with Distinction from Newcastle University (UK) and a B.A. in Fine Art from Westmont College.
2019 Curatorial Intensive in Auckland Public Symposium Sunday, August 4, 2019 10am2pm Artspace Aotearoa 300 Karangahape Rd Auckland, New Zealand 1145 FREE and open to the public This public symposium concludes Independent Curators International (ICI)s 2019 Curatorial Intensive in Auckland. This is ICIs first Curatorial Intensive in T?maki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand which draws […]read more »
Reports from the Field are perspectives from Curatorial Intensive Alumni from around the world, and reflections on the impact of the global pandemic on their lives, ways of working, their communities, and how they are adapting as a response. Drew Kahu??ina Broderick and Josh Tengan, Alumni of the Curatorial Intensive Auckland ’19, co-write from Honolulu, O?ahu.read more »