Christina Li

Christina Li is the curator of Pilvi Takala’s exhibition at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022.

Christina Li is a curator and writer working in Hong Kong and Amsterdam.

“Having closely followed Pilvi Takala’s uncompromising practice for more than a decade, I am thrilled and humbled to have the opportunity to further our conversions in this forthcoming collaboration, and to bring Pilvi’s daring vision into fruition for this occasion,” says Li.

She was the Curator-at-Large at Spring Workshop, Hong Kong, where she served as the Director between 2015 and 2017. At Spring, she curated projects such as A Collective Present (2017), Wu Tsang: Duilian (2016), and Wong Wai Yin: Without Trying (2016). Her most recent exhibition, Dismantling the Scaffold (2018), was the inaugural exhibition at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong.

As a writer, she has contributed to publications including Artforum, Art Review Asia, LEAP, Parkett, Spike, and Yishu Journal of Contemporary Art. She was the curator of Hong Kong’s participation with Shirley Tse at the 58thVenice Biennale 2019 and is currently working on a special project marking the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Art Basel with Kasper Koenig, and Hamza Walker.

Portrait of Christina Li. She is subtly smiling to the camera.

Christina Li in Helsinki 2020. Photo: Ida Enegren.