GUEST CURATION: JEFF KHAN
Jeff Khan is a writer and curator based on Gadigal country in Sydney, Australia. Currently Artistic Director and CEO of Performance Space, Jeff works at the intersection of performance, dance, visual arts, and sound and has a particular interest in experimental and cross-disciplinary practices. At Performance Space, Jeff curates and oversees the annual Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art, as well as a year-round program of artist development, residencies, and international exchange. Performance Space’s programs situate Australian practice in an Asian Pacific context and Jeff’s recent curatorial work is particularly engaged with exigent issues in the region, from queer and feminist conversations to artists’ responses to environmental, political, and intercultural complexities. Jeff sits on the Board of Chunky Move and has previously held positions and Guest Curatorships at the Next Wave Festival, Gertrude Contemporary, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. He has participated on juries and assessment panels for the Taishin Art Award (Taiwan); the Australia Council for the Arts; Arts Northern Rivers, and many more.