Yeewan KOON

Yeewan KOON 官綺雲

Associate Professor
BA, MA University of London;
PhD New York University
Chinese Art and Architecture; Japanese Art and Architecture
Room 10.21, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus

Yeewan Koon is associate professor and Chair of the Fine Arts Department at the University of Hong Kong. She has published numerous works including A Defiant Brush: Su Renshan and the Politics of Painting in 19th Century Guangdong (2014) and Nara Yoshitomo (2020). She is the recipient of several research awards, including a Fulbright Senior Fellowship to conduct research for her new book project on China trade art and the construction of Canton as a portable place. Koon also works in the contemporary art field as a critic and curator. In 2014, she was guest curator of the exhibition “It Begins with Metamorphosis: Xu Bing” at the Asia Society, Hong Kong Center, and she is also one of the selected curators for the 12th Gwangju Biennale, 2018.