Areas of interest: Modern and Contemporary Art; Soviet Hauntology and Post-Socialist resonances in transnational Postmodernity; Technology and Art; Asian and Asian Diasporic Art.
Xin Wang’s scholarship and writing have appeared in the E-Flux journal, Artforum, Kaleidoscope, Mousse, Flash Art, Art in America, and various exhibition catalogues. She has lectured at institutions such as Para/Site, Yale University, School of Visual Arts, Queens Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, Städelschule, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; she was a jury member for the Shed’s inaugural Open Call (2019). Past curatorial projects include “Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2013); “Lu Yang: Arcade”, New York (2014) ;“THE BANK SHOW: Hito Steyerl”, BANK, Shanghai (2015); “chin(A)frica: an interface”, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (2017); and “Life and Dreams: Photography and Media Art in China since the 1990s”, The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm (2018). Her dissertation focuses on Soviet hauntology in Postmodernism, and as the Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art, she zoom- lectured prolifically during the lockdowns, including “Asian/American Perspectives,” “Technology and Fantasy,” and in-depth series on Salman Toor and Julie Mehretu. Upcoming projects include an exhibition that explores Asian Futurisms, a book chapter on AI and Culture, and Visiting Critic at the Yale School of Art in fall 2021.