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Ada Kai-Ting Yang

August 2021- November 2021
Contract Specialist, Cultural sector, Visual Art Department,
Taitung County Government (3 months fixed contract)
* Take responsibility for the annual Nanhui Art Project, in executes.
* Take responsibility for curating on the museums exhibitions at the Taitung Art Museum.
* Support for the art education projects.
* Analysis the museums development and provide operation strategies.

August 2020- August 2021
Development Manager,
Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra Culture Foundation
* Take responsibility for digital distribution
* Provide weekly update to the Taipei Philharmonic team
* Fund-raising
* Liaise with internal board members to ensure alignment

December 2019- June 2020
Project Manager (6 months fixed contract), HTC
* Oversee VIVE Arts website revamp project
* Develop, manage, and deliver VIVE Arts projects
* Oversee and organise digital assets (52 projects)
* Liaise with PR & IT departments, vendors to ensure alignment
* Responsible for events execution (Angus Chiang/ Paris
Fashion Week; UBS/ DSL Collection; Tainan Art Museum)

Jun 2018- Oct 2018
Gallery & Project Manager, Taipei Dangdai
* Take responsibility for the preparations for the selection committee meeting
* Take responsibility for participating galleries’ payment-in-full
* Logistic vendor support

July 2008- Jun 2018

Berlin based independent curator, self-employed
* Project planning and responsible for all events execution
* Applied and received government fundings successfully
* Worked with new-generation artists, such as: James Early(member of LuckyPDF), Rafal Dominik and Paul Beumer

Jan 2015- Nov 2016
Culture Talk Artist Scout, Studentenwerk Thüringen, Germany
* Invite speakers for the weekly event
* Administered the finance procedure
* Interfaced with creative-minded young talents in campus

Jul 2013- Apr 2016
Curator, Artist Pension Trust, London
* Facilitate contract negotiation and signing
* Nominate new artists to join the collection
* Selected new artwork investments in line with the APT selection criteria

Mar 2013- Nov 2013
Curator Workshop as part of the 55th Venice Biennale:
This Is Not A Taiwan Pavilion, Taipei Fine Arts Museum
* Research report on insight perspective on the Biennale

Oct 2012- Oct 2013
Gallerist Programme, de Appel Arts Center Amsterdam
* Visit 12 art cities in 9 months, including: London, New York,Basel, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels, Berlin,Warsaw…etc.
* Meet up with various role of art professionals globally,including: collectors, artists, gallerists, curators and institutions directors. I did a video interview project with Tim Marlow,Elizabeth Nielson, Susanne Pfeffer and Vincent Honore.

Mar 2012- Dec 2012
Curatorial Assistant, KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin
* Updated catalogue publications and maintained accurate records and photo in the database

Jun 2009- Dec 2009
Researcher for the 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial: LIVE and LET LIVE, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
* PR supporting tasks: prepare documentary materials for public viewing in the archive room

Studio Manager for Rut Blees Luxemburg Studio, London
* Prepare for book launch event
* Book design communication


2018 Sonic Territories, co-curated with Augustin Maurs together present the sound performance by Wang Fujui, Ting Li-Ping, Chang Hsia-Fei
2016 Meet Me at The Newsstand, a performance exhibition inside the kiosk.6 by Ingo Gerken, Astrid Busch, Kama Sokolnicka, Annika Hippler and Matti Isan Blind, Weimar
2016 Outer Market History in Motion, co-curated with Samuel
Boutruche, Marché Vernaison St. Ouen, Paris
2016 TING presents Paul Beumer: In the Shade of the Elms and Willows, My Friends Drink Until They Are Inspired at Palais Schardt, Weimar. In collaboration with Dürst Britt & Mayhew Gallery, the Hague
2016 TING presents James Early: iHuman plc in Weimar
2015 Wymiana/ Exchange, lokal_30, Warsaw
2015 Modern Hermit: Hong Zheng-Xiong, Ksiegarnia Wystawa, Kraków (commissioned by a Taiwanese private collector)
2014 Taiwan Video Salon, Studio Royal Łazienki Park, Warsaw
2014 Su Hui-Yu: Day & Night, Apartment der Kunst, Munich
2013 Stephen Peng: Life in Color, Eslite Bookstore, Taipei (commissioned by a private collector)
2011 New Narrative, Digital Art Center Taipei
2009 Time Machine & Anywhere Door, IT Park, Taipei

2019 ShanghART Gallery, Art Taipei
2018 Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Art Basel Hong Kong
2016 Galerie Ovo, Art Fair Cologne
2013 Matti Isan Blind: Hold Onto I.D., LISTE Art Fair, Basel

2016 TING presents Rafal Dominik: S/S16- Limited editions b& w offset-prints
2015 Wymiana/ Exchange, local_30, in Warsaw – Exhibition catalogue
2011 New Narrative – Exhibition catalogue
2009 Time Machine & Anywhere Door – Exhibition catalogue

2017 MFA Public Art & New Artistic Strategies, BauhausUniversität Weimar, Germany
Thesis title: Transforming Trauma Through Art: February 28
Massacre, 1947
2013 Gallerist Programme, De Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam
Presented: Matti Isan Blind- Hold Onto I.D., LISTE Art Fair
2008 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, University
of the Arts London
Dissertation title: Beauty in Snapshot Aesthetics
2005 Foundation Diploma in International Marketing in Luxury
Goods, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts

2018 Perspective on European Art World (Berlin, Paris, London,
Warsaw), XUE XUE Institute, Taipei
2017 Transforming Trauma Through Art: February 28 Massacre
1947, Goethe National Museum, Weimar
2014 Culture Talk, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
2014 Planning After Art Project Management, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei
2013 The Gallerist Programme, Open Platform, Asia Art Archive, Art Basel Hong Kong
2013 The Gallerist Programme, De Appel Arts Centre,Amsterdam