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Alexandra Chang


Alexandra Chang is Associate Professor of Practice with the Art History program at the Department of Arts, Culture and Media and Interim Associate Director of the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience and Associate Director of the American Studies Program at Rutgers University-Newark.

She also organizes the EcoArt Salon at Paul Robeson Galleries at RU-N and the Decolonizing Curatorial and Museum Studies and Public Humanities Project. She teaches a collaborative class “Asian American and Asian Diasporic Art and Visual Cultures” with the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and her class “Global Asias Art and Visual Cultures” at Rutgers University-Newark. She directs the Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange (GAX) and Virtual Asian American Art Museum with A/P/A Institute at NYU and is Co-Founding Editor of Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas (ADVA) (Brill, Leiden). She is Co-Founder of the College Art Association’s affiliated society the Diasporic Asian Art Network (DAAN).

Recent exhibitions she has curated include CYJO/Mixed (2019, co-curator with artist, NYU Kimmel Windows); Ming Fay: Beyond Nature (2019 Sapar Contemporary); Zarina: Dark Roads (2017-18, co-curator with artist, A/P/A Institute, NYU), (ex)CHANGE: History Place Presence (2018, Asian Arts Initiative); Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art (2017-2018, co-curator, Getty PST II: LA/LA, Chinese American Museum and California African American Museum.) She is the author of Envisioning Diaspora: Asian American Visual Arts Collectives (Timezone 8, 2018) and editor of Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art (Duke UP, 2018).


  • Envisioning Diaspora, Asian American Visual Arts Collectives From Godzilla, Godzookie, to the Barnstormers, Alexandra Chang, 2008

  • Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art, Alexandra Chang, Julia P. Herzberg, Mar Hollingsworth, Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Walton Look Lai, Sean Metzger, Patricia Mohammed, Lok Siu, Steven Y. Wong, 2018

    Duke University Press