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Kimberly Shen is a curator and educator based in Singapore. Her practice research engages with feminist thinking and consciousness, and seeks to affirm the gendered gestures and vocabularies that transcend spaces and institutions of knowledge. Over the past decade, she has worked extensively with emerging and established artists from Singapore and Southeast Asia. Selected curatorial projects include: Unpacked by Melati Suryodarmo (2023), ShanghART Gallery; across the way by Salty Xie Jie Ng (2023), starch; While She Quivers (2022), Dancing Alone (Don’t Leave Me) by Susie Wong (2020), Objectifs - Centre for Photography and Film; Image+Body: exhibition and performance (2018), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts; and Residency as method (2015), Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore. She co-founded ellipsis journal (2013 - 2015), a London/Singapore print publication which has been distributed at local and international art book fairs, and established dblspce (2021 - present), an integrated studio and incubator dedicated to artistic practice. In recognition of her curatorial practice, she was awarded the IMPART Art Prize (Curator Category) in 2019. A recipient of the National Arts Council Arts Scholarship (Postgraduate), she graduated with a Master of Research in Art: Theory and Philosophy from Central Saint Martins, UAL. She is currently the Programme Leader (Fine Art) at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and PhD candidate at Chelsea College of Arts, UAL.

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