C-MAP Asia Fellow
Wong Binghao enjoys communicating between contexts and mediating art to diverse publics. Their practice eclectically constellates ideas, practitioners, text, and art, gesturing toward representational accountability and ethical, expansive cultural work. They write for artist books, exhibition catalogues, and a variety of publications including Artforum, Frieze, Leap, Textwork Fondation d’entreprise Pernod Ricard, Philippine Contemporary Art Network, and Southeast of Now. Recently, they served as Evaluator for the 2020 Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and presented their research at Bergen Kunsthall and the Gender in Southeast Asian Art Histories: Art, Digitality, Canon-making? Symposium. Their series of publications (Indifferent Idols 2018, nominal bliss 2019, and forthcoming 2021) attempts to generate contextually specific, conceptually capacious, and emotionally available readings of art.
In an effort to consider the variegated impacts of COVID-19, post has interviewed curators and directors from vital institutions around the world about how the pandemic has affected their conceptions and practices of programming, civic engagement, and care.