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Xiaoyu Weng

Jury, 2016 - 2020) is an Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. At the Guggenheim, she has curated the highly acclaimed exhibitions Tales of Our Time (2016-17) and One Hand Clapping (2018). Previously, she served as the founding director of the Kadist Art Foundation’s Asia Programs (San Francisco/Paris); as program director of the Asian Contemporary Art Consortium in San Francisco; and as a curator at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts at the California College of the Arts (CCA). In the past ten years, Weng has organized numerous exhibitions and programs internationally. Most recently, she curated the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art (2019) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, and the exhibition Neither Black / Red / Yellow Nor Woman (2019-2020, co-curated with Nikita Yingqian Cai), the first act in a trilogy, at Times Art Center in Berlin. Weng is the recipient of the 2017 Visionary Awards, where are presented by Art in General, New York, to highlight the work that champions the transformative power of art and that nurtures and supports diverse artistic talents. Weng was selected for her innovative leadership and singular contribution to the field. She was also the winner of the eighth edition of Premio Lorenzo Bonald per L’arte Enterprize for international curators in 2015. In 2018, she was a visiting faculty member of CCS Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art in New York.

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