Rachel Be-Yun Wang (USA/China) works in curating and art-making, with a practice that involves exhibition, written, and studio production. Her current interests include methods of exhibition and dissemination, new media art, environmental humanities, and archival narratives.

As the Asymmetry Curatorial Research Fellow at Chisenhale Gallery (an 18-month placement from mid-April 2023), Rachel will support the delivery of the Chisenhale Gallery’s internationally renowned commissions programme and newly founded publishing initiative, Chisenhale Books. Rachel will further develop and contribute to various editorial, communications and social media outputs, thinking critically about the connections between the gallery, commissioned artists and audiences, in line with the organisation’s mission, vision and values. As a UK associate with Delfina Foundation during spring 2023, Rachel will also develop her curatorial and artistic research.

Rachel has been involved in exhibition projects such as the Beijing Art and Technology Biennale: Synthetic Ecology (798CUBE, 2022), Ever Archive: The Publications and Publication Projects of Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serralves Foundation, 2022), and Material Tales: The Life of Things (Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, 2021). She has guest lectured at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in China, produced multiple publications and vitrine exhibitions with the Hans Ulrich Obrist Publication Archive, and pursues an independent writing and artistic practice.

Rachel Be-Yun Wang was born in USA and is based in Beijing.


Asymmetry Art Foundation


Chisenhale Gallery


Spring 2023




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