Chương-Đài Võ is a Researcher at Asia Art Archive, where she supervises archival collections on contemporary art from Southeast Asia. Her research and curatorial interests focus on how narratives are constructed, and how they affect our perception and understanding of the modern and the contemporary. Her writing can be found in publications from MOMA Warsaw (forthcoming), Afterall, Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Moderna Galerija, and Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Recent curatorial projects include Form Colour Action: Sketchbooks and Notebooks of Lee Wen, and Ho Tzu Nyen’s The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia, Vol. 1: G for Ghost(writers). Her work has been supported by a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at MIT, and grants and fellowships from Asian Cultural Council, the Fulbright Program, University of California Pacific Rim Research Program, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Institut national d’histoire de l’art.

Contributions

In living we draw out the light

The first of its kind on post, this interactive commission sees artists S. Yi Yao Chao and Poklong Anading and curator Chương-Đài Võ responding to three archival collections at Asia Art Archive and, more broadly, approaches to artmaking in Southeast Asia.