International Studio Programme : May 2007

Chin-tao Wu

Author, academic

Chin-tao Wu

Chin-tao Wu is an author and academic who specializes in contemporary art and culture, and has contributed to New Left Review and New Statesman. Her latest book, Privatising Culture: Corporate Art Intervention since the 1980s, published by Verso in 2002, is being translated into Chinese. The Turkish edition was published in 2005, the Portuguese edition in October 2006, and its Spanish edition was published in February 2007. She is currently Assistant Research Fellow at Academia Sinica in Taiwan and an Honorary Research Fellow at University College London.

Pablo Lafuente


From 2008 until 2013 Pablo Lafuente has been the Associate Curator at OCA, for which he developed a number of projects, among others the anthology Whatever Happened to Sex in Scandinavia? In 2011 he was a co-curator with Marta Kuzma and Peter Osborne of Norway’s official representation for the 54th Venice Biennale, which included the lecture series 'The State of Things'. Lafuente has written for numerous magazines and books, and since 2005 he is an editor for the publishing and research organization Afterall. Lafuente is also a lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, where he runs the MRes Art: Exhbition Studies.