Ivy Haoying Huang (b. Guangzhou, China) is a New York-based contemporary art curator and writer who focuses on the philosophy of language, conceptual art, and in-betweenness in contemporary cultural productions. Influenced by Wittgenstein, Foucault, and Deleuze, she explores the power relations in representation, repetition, and acts of languaging.
Her curated projects include Ritual of Repeating Insubstantiality at Chinese American Arts Council (Gallery 456), Tale of the Abandoned: Salvaged Works from Art School Waste with The Catchers Curation, Bodies, reciprocal motions: Yale MFA Sculpture Class of 2023 at YveYANG Gallery. She has assisted the Curator of Time-Based Media at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with Musical Thinking: New Video Art and Sonic Strategies (2023 - 24) for eight months. She is a freelance writer for Arte Fuse Magazine and her article has been published in Burlington Contemporary Journal 9. She has an upcoming curatorial residency at Residency Unlimited.
She has interned and worked at Freeman’s Auction, Agora Gallery, Winston Art Group, Wellin Museum of Art, Frieze NY, The Armory Show, and TEFAF New York.
She is currently pursuing her MA in Modern and Contemporary Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies at Columbia University. Expected graduation in Fall 2024, her thesis will examine German-born Uruguayan conceptual artist Luis Camnitzer's installation A to Cosmopolite (2020-22). Her paper has been accepted to the 2023 KU History of Art Graduate Student Symposium, themed “Distance(s) and the In-Between” and the Council of Graduate Art Historians at Arizona State University, TRANS\art: transborder and multilayered art Conference.
She graduated summa cum laude from Hamilton College with departmental honors in Art History and Philosophy and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa in 2021. She was a recipient of the Squires Prize in Philosophy (awarded to the graduating senior with the highest grade) and the Robert Leet Patterson Prize Scholarship in Philosophy.
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