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Nikita Yingqian Cai
Nikita Yingqian Cai lives and works in Guangzhou, where she is currently Chief Curator at Guangdong Times Museum. She has curated exhibitions such as A Museum That is Not (2011), Jiang Zhi: If This is a Man (2012), You Can Only Think about Something if You Think of Something Else (2014), Roman Ondák: Storyboard (2015), Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows (2016), A Man Who Never Threw Anything Away (2017) and Omer Fast: The Invisible Hand (2018). Her recent curatorial research and practice focus on issues of gender, alternative modernity, and transnational trajectories between China and the global south, presented in the latest exhibition Pan Yuliang: A Journey to Silence (Villa Vassilieff in Paris and Guangdong Times Museum, 2017) and the research initiative All the Way South. She is also organizing the para-curatorial series at Guangdong Times Museum, which features an annual discursive platform and has covered topics such as No Ground Underneath: Curating on the Nexus of Changes (2012), Active Withdrawal: Weak Institutionalism and the Institutionalization of Art Practice (co-organized with Biljana Ciric, 2013), Cultivate or Revolutionize? Life between Apartment and Farmland (co-organized with Binna Choi, 2014), Between Knowing and Unknowing: Research in-and-through Art (2015), Reciprocal Encounters: The Enactment of Collecting and Its Modes of Representation (2016), and In the Name of Archive_Re-imagining History as Contemporary Art Practice (2017). Her writings have appeared in a number of publications and magazines, and she is a contributing writer to LEAP, Artforum.com.cn, Arttime, and Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art.
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Burn After Reading: The Transdualistic Resistance of Big Tail Elephants
Volume 18, Number 2, March/April 2019
by Nikita Yingqian Cai
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Calling for a Process of De-alternativeness:
On Artist Initiatives in China

Volume 11, Number 5, September/October 2012
by Nikita Yingqian Cai
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Curatorial Inquiries 12
Volume 12, Number 1, January/February 2013
by Nikita Yingqian Cai and Carol Yinghua Lu
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Curatorial Inquiries 13: Who are the Connoisseurs?
Volume 12, Number 5, September/October 2013
by Nikita Yingqian Cai, Carol Yinghua Lu
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Curatorial Inquiries 14: What Do We Aspire To?
Volume 12, Number 6, November/December 2013
by Carol Yinghua Lu and Nikita Yingqian Cai
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From the Excess of Image to the Resurgence of Archive
Volume 16, Number 4, July/August 2017
by Nikita Yingqian Cai
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The Paradoxes of Autonomy: A Site of Critique
Volume 14, Number 2, March/April 2015
by Nikita Yingqian Cai
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