Zoë Chan is an independent Canadian curator and critic. She is currently a recipient of the Canada Council Project Grant to Curators and Critics for research focusing on representations of youth and youth aesthetics in contemporary art and visual culture. In the fall of 2014, she will guest curate Bande à part/Kids these days, a group exhibition featuring artists who document youth and youth cultures, for the Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Québec. In summer of 2014, she and artist Mark Clintberg launched a research project entitled Everyday Cooking, Cooking Every Day at the artist-run center Articule in Montréal, which made links between domestic cooking and artistic and curatorial practices. In 2012, she curated Personal Mythologies with artists Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo and Marigold Santos for the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels), where she was visual arts programmer between 2006 and 2010. As a critic, she has written on a range of artists, including Song Dong, Rabih Mroué, and Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, for Canadian Art, C Magazine, Esse, ETC, and Ricepaper. Zoë Chan has a Masters degree in Art History (2008) from Concordia University in Montréal, where she wrote on primitivism and young masculinities in Larry Clarks photography and films.
Fall 2014 Curatorial Intensive Public Symposium: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 27:30pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE Join ICI and the Fall 2014 Curatorial Intensive participants on September 30 for a public symposium where the participants will present their exhibition and project proposals that they have developed throughout the […]read more »