Pauline J. Yao
Pauline J. Yao is a curator, writer, and co-founder of the nonprofit art space Arrow Factory in Beijing. A co-curator of the 2009 Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism and recipient of the CCAA (Contemporary Chinese Art Award) Art Critic Award, she is a regular contributor to Artforum, e-flux Journal, and Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. She is the author of In Production Mode: Contemporary Art in China (2008), and co-edited 3 Years: Arrow Factory (Sternberg Press, 2011). Yao served previously as Assistant Curator of Chinese Art at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and holds an M.A. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago. She joined M+ as Curator in November 2012.