[-empyre-] Introducing Kim Machan

Melinda Rackham melinda at subtle.net
Thu Nov 11 00:39:14 EST 2010

Joining us now is our final guest in this months discussion -  curator  
and producer Kim Machan. fresh form launching her currently exhibition  
Light from Light which is co-located in the State Library in Brisbane  
and the the Shanghai Library. Exploring the library as a unique site  
for art, this exhibition continues the Media Art events Kim has  
curated and produced in Australia and Asia for the past decade.

We warmly welcome you Kim and look fwd to your perspectives,

best wishes

--> Kim Machan
--> Curator, Producer and Partnership builder throughout the Asia  
Pacific region
--> http://maap.org.au/
--> http://lightfromlight.net/
Kim Machan is the Director, MAAP-Multimedia Art Asia Pacific since  
1998 and involved in contemporary art for over twenty years. She has  
made several Media Art research tours through Asia and developed  
collaborative partnerships with arts organisations and government  
through the region. She has had many curatorial roles including 2002  
contributing curator for Media City Seoul, Co-Chief Curator ‘MAAP in  
Beijing’, 2004 media art exhibition at The China Millennium Monument  
Art Museum; Artistic Director, MAAP in Singapore ‘Gravity’ Singapore  
Art Museum.  2006 ‘OUT OF THE INTERNET’ Brisbane, State Library  
Queensland with satellite programs in Zendai Museum of Modern Art  
Shanghai, Museum of Modern Art New York. curatorial advisor   
‘Synthetic Times: Media Art China 2008 at the National Art Museum of  
China. 2010-2012 curator of 'Light from Light' contemporary media  
exhibition in Brisbane and touring China and Singapore. www.lightfromlight.net

She has served on several panels and advisory boards including World  
Wide Web Consortium Program Committee and paper reviewer (2000-2004),  
Art Monthly Queensland correspondent (2002-2007) and a member of the  
Media Art History Conference Re:live 09 national committee. She is  
currently serving on the board of The Institute of Modern Art in  
Brisbane and a member Asialink Visual Arts Committee.

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