Christina Arum Sok
Christina Arum Sok is an Asian art historian, independent curator and writer based in Singapore. She has a bachelor’s degree in Art History and English from Columbia University in the City of New York and a master’s degree in Asian Art History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her curatorial practice and research focuses on modern and contemporary Korean and Southeast Asian art, as well as cross-cultural exchanges, cultural globalisation and multi-disciplinary collaborations.
The VADA Curatorial Mentorship and Training Programme is the first programme launched by the organisation that seeks to train the next generation of emerging curators. Benjamin Hampe (Chan Hampe Galleries co-owner and director) and June Yap (Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, South and Southeast Asia) will assist the inaugural VADA Curator, Christina Arum Sok. Christina is currently developing a series of four projects under the VADA Curatorial Mentorship and Training Programme.