Ming Turner

Screen-Shot-2013-06-20-at-12.18.38-PMDr Ming Turner received her PhD in Art History and Theory at Loughborough University in the UK, and is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences of National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. She lectured taught Critical and Contextual Studies at De Montfort University in the UK, and was a visiting faculty member at Transart Institute based in New York. Her curatorial projects include An Inconvenient Truth: New Environmental Art in Cijin (2012-13) staged in Taiwan, Beautiful Life: Memory and Nostalgia (2011-12), an international touring project held at three venues in the UK and Taiwan; 0&1: Cyberspace and the Myth of Gender (2010), staged in Chongqing, China; Simply Screen: Inbetweeners of Asia (2009), held in Berlin and London. She has delivered research papers at many international conferences, and published widely in several international journals and publications, including n.paradoxa (2010 and 2012), Women’s Studies in the West (Beijing: People’s University Press), Gender and Women’s Leadership (London: Sage, 2010) and The International Journal of the Arts in Society (2009). She is currently curating a show for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, to be open in November 2013. Beginning August 1st, Dr. Turner will take on the position of Assistant Professor at the Institute of Creative Industries Design at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.