Doryun Chong

Doryun Chong is the inaugural Chief Curator at M+, Hong Kong since September 2013. He oversees all curatorial activities, including exhibitions and symposia, acquisitions for the collection, as well as learning and interpretation programs. Previously Chong was associate curator of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, where he organised contemporary exhibitions and acquired works for the museum’s collection. At MoMA, he organised Bruce Nauman: Days (2010) and Projects 94: Henrik Olesen (2011), and Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde (2012). Prior to his appointment at MoMA in 2009, Chong was a curator in the Visual Arts department at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. He has also curated or coordinated exhibitions at venues including REDCAT, Los Angeles; the 2006 Busan Biennale, and the Korean Pavilion at the 2001 Venice Biennale. Chong co-edited From Postwar to Postmodern, Art in Japan, 1945–1989: Primary Documents (2013), the first anthology in English of critical documents in the histories of postwar Japanese art, design, and architecture. His writings have appeared in numerous art journals, museum and biennale publications. Doryun Chong is the recipient of the first ICI Gerrit Lansing Independent Vision Award in 2010 and he has served on numerous prize juries, including recently the 2015 Hugo Boss Prize, Absolut Art Award, and Contemporary Chinese Art Award.