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  • Ute Meta Bauer


    Ute Meta Bauer is a curator and since 2013, has been the Founding Director of NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore and a professor in the School of Art, Design and Media. Prior to moving to Singapore, she was Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA. She was a co-curator of Documenta11 on the team of Okwui Enwezor (2001/2002) and the artistic director of the 3rd Berlin biennale for contemporary art (2004). In 2015, she co-curated with MIT List Centre for Visual Art Director Paul Ha the US Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale featuring video and performance pioneer Joan Jonas, which received Honorary Mention for best National Pavilion by the Biennale’s International Jury. Bauer was also a member of the Gwangju Biennale International Jury in 2006, and in 2011 taught its International Curator Course. In 201 she was Co-Director with Hou Hanru of the World Biennale Conference No.1, jointly organized by the Gwangju Biennale Foundation and the Biennial Foundation at the Kim Dae Jung Convention Centre, Gwangju.