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Yunnia Yang

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Yunnia Yang is a curator, art historian and art critic based in Taipei, Taiwan. In 1997 she received a MA in Art History from the St. Petersburg State University in Russia, and in 2009 she completed her PhD in Arts from National Taiwan Normal University with a thesis on the paranoic criticism of Salvador Dalì, with which she was awarded a S-An Aesthetics Award in 2010. Since 2011, she runs the long-term curatorial research on ‘ The Postmodern Condition in the contemporary art of Russia and Eastern Europe’. Among her most representative curatorial projects are: “ The Apocalyptic Sensibility: The New Media Art from Taiwan” (WRO Media Art Biennale 2013, Taipei Fine Art Museum in 2015), “Imagining Crisis” (MOCA Taipei in 2014, the contemporary art centers in Poland, Serbia, Bulgaria, Colombia and 34th Asolo Art Film Festival during 2014-2015) and “ TAIWAN VIDEA: the Taiwanese Avant-garde Video Exhibition” ( 2015 Asolo Art Film Festival). In 2016, she was invited by Asolo Art Film Festival Committee to present “Eco as a verb” and another video project, “TAIWAN VIDEA2.0:Cultural Encounter”. In May 2017, Yunnia was incited to present these two projects in the official program of the St. Petersburg Museum Night 2017. In 2017, her curatorial project “TAIWAN VIDEA 2017 Selection” has been touring internationally in Macedonia ( The Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje), Croatia (Galerija AŽ in Zagreb), Slovenia ( SCCA-Ljubljana), Germany (Rosalux in Berlin), and Italy (36th Asolo Art Film Festival). In 2017, Yunnia was also guest curator at the Yo-Chang Art Museum in National Taiwan University of Arts. Her latest curatorial project is The Eastern Europe/Russia Video Research “The In-Between State of Mind” commissed by 36th Asolo Art Film Festival in 2018 for the special program of BRICS ART. Dr. Yunnia Yang is currently Adjunct Associate Professor of the Department of Sculpture at the National Taiwan University of Arts.