Trained as an artist, curator and theorist, Binghui Huangfu is an industry leader and one of the world’s leading curators of contemporary Asian art. Currently, she is the Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of NSW in Sydney and an independent curator working internationally. Huangfu was a co-curator for the Gwangju Biennale 2006, Fever Variations – Trace Roots in Gwangju, Korea and co-curator for the Busan Biennale 2010, Korea. Huangfu curated and organized more then 100 exhibitions during her past 18 years working in the contemporary art field. Her exhibitions have travelled to more then 35 major museums in the world. Huangfu is a pioneer curator of contemporary Chinese art. Her exhibition In and Out (1997), brought together mainland and diasporic artwork, and travelled to seven cities in Australia and two cities in China. This exhibition was followed by other major exhibitions such as Text & Subtext, Site and Site, Translating Cultures, Asian Traffic and River Project, amongst others. Huangfu has worked as the director of public galleries and museums in Singapore, Australia and China. Huangfu has published widely in art journals, and co-edited China Phenomenon, a special issue of the journal Artlink. Huangfu is involved in many international cultural projects and exchanges. She served on numerous boards including the Academic Board to the Asian Art Archive Hong Kong, the Advisory Committee to the Contemporary Asian Arts Centre, Singapore, and a member of the Acquisition Committee to the Singapore National University Museum.
Huangfu is a speaker in the Curators’ Roundtable: Structures.