Roles in Archive: Speaker
Lesley Ma is Curator of Ink Art at M+, Hong Kong, and Managing Editor of Para Site Books. From 2005 to 2009, Ma was a Project Director at Cai Studio in New York and coordinated Cai Guo-Qiang’s West Coast debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, in 2012. She contributed to the Hong Kong Art History Research Pilot Project initiated by the Asia Art Archive and co-curated the Para Site exhibition, “The Great Crescent: Art and Agitation in the 1960s—Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan” in 2013. Ma is a coeditor of the artist publication Lovely Daze, and a contributing writer for ArtAsiaPacific, Art Collection + Design, Chuan Art Journal, and Asia Art Archive-America. Her doctoral thesis in progress at the University of California, San Diego, is focused on abstract paintings in 1960s Taiwan.