Samantha Culp / 高文雅

Samantha Culp is a California-born artist, writer and curator currently based in Beijing. After university, she taught literature and film studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she began working closely with local art spaces (Videotage, 1a Space, Para/site), and cultural institutions (Asian Cultural Council, Hong Kong International Film Festival). From 2004-2008, she co-founded and directed Embassy Projects, a collaborative studio in Hong Kong’s Fo Tan industrial/art district, and produced numerous interdisciplinary projects at the intersection of contemporary art and cultural research. Her works and programming have appeared in festivals such as Image Forum Festival (Tokyo), Get it Louder (HK Edition), the Asian Biennale (Taichung), and Shanghai MOCA. She serves on the board of directors of Hong Kong art organization Videotage, and was also the founding project manager for Cao Fei’s RMB City, a large-scale new media art project. Her writing has appeared in publications such as LEAP, Artforum Online, Screen International, and The South China Morning Post, and she is currently the co-editor of the Chinese art website RedBox Review. In 2010, Samantha established New Territories, an experimental studio for research and production.

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SAMANTHA CULP,艺术家,作家和策展人,生于美国加利福尼亚,目前在北京。大学毕业后,她曾在香港中文大学教授文学。在此期间,她开始密切地与本地艺术领域(包括Videotage, 1a Space, Para/site)和文化机构(亚洲文化协会,香港国际电影节)密切接触。
2004至2008年间,她与人合作,在香港的火炭艺术村管理工作室EMBASSY PROJECTS,并出品了多部当代跨学科研究和交叉融合文化艺术创作作品。
她的很多作品曾经出现在艺术展和艺术节上,如东京影像艺术节、香港大声展、台中亚洲双年展和上海当代艺术馆。她任职于香港艺术团体Videotage董事会,以及艺术家曹斐的大规模新媒体艺术项目“人民城寨”的项目经理。她的文章常见在《LEAP》,《ARTFORUM ONLINE》,《SCREEN INTERNATIONAL》和《南华早报》等媒体和报章上。目前,她是中国艺术网站REDBOX REVIEW的联合主编。2010年,她创立了NEW TERRITORIES(新界),这是一个用于研究和制片的实验性工作室。