Part-Time Faculty

HSU Manray

Manray Hsu is an independent curator and art critic based in Taipei. He is co-founder and director (2010-2012) of Taipei Contemporary Art Center, editor-in-chief of ArtCo Magazine Mainland China edition (2013-2014), and teaches in art academies in Taiwan and abroad. Manray has served as juror for Venice Biennale (2001), Istanbul Biennial (2001), Hermes Art Award for Korean Contemporary Art (2007), Hugo Boss Asian Art Award (2012), etc. Selected exhibitions include: 2000 Taipei Biennial (with Jerome Sans), Naked Life (2006, MOCA Taipei), Liverpool Biennial in 2006 (with Gerardo Mosquera), 2008 Taipei Biennial (with Vasif Kortun), Biennale Cuvee in 2009 (the OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz), first edition of Autostrada Biennale (2017), etc. A main focus is on politics of mobility, borders of different forms and urban conditions in the age of globalisation, flows of capital, and activism-related art. Recent research includes interdisciplinary art practices related to environmental issues, multi-species interactions in urban and rural scenarios, with a special interest in viewing the Anthropocene from the perspective of Chinese Daoist philosophy.