Program CI 2017 participant.
Christina Li is a curator working between Hong Kong and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Fine Arts (Art History) and Comparative Literature, and completed de Appel Curatorial Programme in 2009. Christina was the Curator-at-Large at Spring Workshop, Hong Kong where she served as the Director between 2015 and 2017. Her most recent exhibition Dismantling the Scaffold is the inaugural exhibition at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong (2018) and at Spring, she curated among other projects: A Collective Present (2017); Wu Tsang: Duilian (2016), Wong Wai Yin: Without Trying (2016), Days push off into nights (2015), and Des hotes: a foreigner, a human, an unexpected visitor (2015). With Heman Chong, she has launched Stationary, a collection of short stories, and co-edited the upcoming volume with writer and artist Malak Helmy which can be found on www.stationarystories.com.
Christina previously worked as a curator at Para/Site Art Space (Hong Kong) from 2005 to 2008, and was the Assistant Curator of Making (Perfect) World: Harbour, Hong Kong, Alienated Cities and Dreams, the Hong Kong Participation of the 53rd Venice Biennale. Her other projects include: The Goethe-Institut’s Pyongyang Reading Room: Between Object and Shadow (Goethe-Institut Amsterdam, 2013); A Map of Misreading (TENT, Rotterdam, 2012); Icarus 13: Cinematic Narratives from Elsewhere (BAK, Utrecht, 2011); Prologue – Speculations on the Cultural Organisation of Civility (SKOR and various locations, Amsterdam, 2010); Not Yesterday, Not Tomorrow (Cable Factory, Helsinki, 2009); and Weak Signals, Wild Cards (de Appel, Amsterdam, 2009). As a writer, she has contributed to catalogues and publications such as Artforum, Art Review Asia, LEAP, Parkett, Spike, and Yishu Journal of Contemporary Art.