Private View, ‘The Global Archive’, Hanmi Gallery, Fitzrovia, Wednesday 23rd January at 6 – please do come along

Staff and students at University of Westminster are collaborating with Hanmi Gallery, Fitzrovia, on a forthcoming exhibition entitled ‘The Global Archive’. Please do come along for the Private View.

‘The Global Archive’
24th Thursday January – 9th Saturday February 2013, 12-6 pm (Monday closed)

Private View : 23rd Wednesday January, 6 – 9 pm

Artists: Tom Corby, Shezad Dawood, Young-In Hong, susan pui san lok
Curated by: Marquard Smith with Emma Brasó and Nina Trivedi

In collaboration with: Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture, University of Westminster, and the International Association for Visual Culture


Tom Corby is an artist and writer interested in issues of climate, technology and systems. His interdisciplinary works have been presented at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Victoria and Albert Museum, as well as internationally at the Japan Media Art Festival or the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) in Karlsruhe. He lives and works in London.

One of the winners of the 2011 Abraaj Capital Art Prize, Shazed Dawood’s work has been exhibited internationally, including presentations at Tate Britain, the 53rd Venice Biennale, and the Busan Biennale, 2010. Recent projects include a solo touring exhibition that opened at Modern Art Oxford in April 2012, and the installation of his New Dream Machine Project II at Parasol Unit. In 2012, he was nominated for the Jarman Award. He lives and works in London.

Young-In Hong completed her PhD at Goldsmiths in 2011. She has developed a number of site-specific projects including Double Encounter at i-myu Projects, London and The Performing City in Aicho, Japan. Recent group exhibitions include the Museum of Art and Design, New York, Rokeby Gallery, London, and A Foundation Liverpool. She lives and works between London and Seoul.

susan pui san lok is an artist and writer based in London. Her multidisciplinary works evolve out of interests in notions of nostalgia and aspiration, place and migration, translation and diaspora. Recent solo projects include Lightness (2012) and Faster, Higher (2008), both in collaboration with Film & Video Umbrella, DIY Ballroom/Live (2007) and Golden (2005-7), an exhibition/residency at Beaconsfield, London, and Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester.


Marquard Smith curates, writes, programmes, commissions, and edits. He is Director of the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture at University of Westminster, and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Visual Culture.

Emma Brasó was curatorial fellow at CCA Glasgow in 2012. She is a curator and art historian conducting a PhD on pseudonymity at University of Westminster.

Nina Trivedi is currently a doctoral researcher at University of Westminster. She has a MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths College and has had recent curatorial projects in London and Berlin.

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