We are pleased to welcome Li Pi to CIMAM
"I believe that becoming a CIMAM member allows for delving into common interests, as well as the ongoing issues and new challenges surrounding international CiMAM members; for example, in considering the effect of advanced technology and what possibilities exist for “best practices” around sustainability that may serve and support the artists and art of our time, well into the future."
Li Pi, Head of Art, Taikwun Contemporary, Hong Kong
Li Pi is the Head of Art of Taikwun Contemporary, Hong Kong. He was a former Sigg senior curator and Head of Curatorial Affairs of M+ Hong Kong. He previously served as the deputy executive director of the art administration department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA, 2001–12); the co-founder and director of Universal Studios-Beijing (2005–12), later Boers-Li Gallery in Beijing.
Exhibitions Pi Li curated include Right Is Wrong: Four Decades of Chinese Art in M+ Sigg Collection at Whitworth Gallery in Manchester and Bildmuseet in Umea 2015 and 2014; Moist: Asia-Pacific Media Art at the Beijing Millennium Monument Art Museum in 2002; Fantasy Zone at Art Museum of DongA Daily in 2001 and Beijing Modern Art Center in 2002; Image Is Power at He Xiangning Art Museum in Shenzhen in 2002.
He was the curator of Under Construction at Tokyo Opera Museum in 2002; and Media City Seoul in 2006. He has also served as curator for the Shanghai Biennial in 2002; and Allôrs la Chine at Centre Georges Pompidou in 2003. Publications include From Action to Concept (2015), Farewell to Moralism (2018) M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Art (2021) and Madame Song: A Life in Art and Fashion (2023). Pi Li earned his Ph.D. degree in art history from the Central Academy of Fine Arts.
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Thank you Li Pi for becoming a member of CIMAM!