Lives and works in Shanghai, China
Ella Liao was born in Shanghai in 1978 and got her bachelor’s degree in Culture Communication at Shanghai Normal University in 2000. She lived in France from 2000 to 2005 and completed her graduate studies in Lyon where she also obtained both MA in Museum Studies and New Medias at University Jean-Moulin Lyon III and MA in Art of Theatre at University Lumiere Lyon II. In 2005 she started working as curator at Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) Shanghai. Her curatorial projects include Restless: Photography and New Media (2006) and Remote/Control: Interactive and Multi-Media Art (2007). From 2007 to 2009 she worked for Osage Shanghai as curator where she curated Goodnight, My Beauty (2008), The Plague of Fantasies (2008), I’m Too Sad to Tell You, Solo Exhibition of Alexander Brandt (2009). She is currently Curator at Rockbund Art Museum.