Aaron Seeto is the Director of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (Museum MACAN). He was formerly Curatorial Manager of Asian and Pacific Art at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, where he led the curatorial team responsible for the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8) in Brisbane. For eight years prior, he was the Director of Sydney’s 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. While at 4A, Seeto commissioned major projects and solo exhibitions by artists such as Shen Shaomin, Yang Fudong, Qiu Anxiong, Ming Wong, Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, Song Dong and Dadang Christanto; and helped to build the organization’s reputation as a leading institution for contemporary Asian art. As a curator he has also developed significant projects for a range of cultural institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and the Campbelltown Arts Centre, both in Sydney. Select projects include Actions for Tomorrow – Yangjiang Group (2015, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art); The Floating Eye, Sydney Pavilion, InterCity Pavilions Project (2012 9th Shanghai Biennale); The Day After Tomorrow- Shen Shaomin (2011, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art); Edge of Elsewhere (2010) at Campbelltown Arts Centre and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art; News from Islands(2007), an Asia-Pacific survey exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre; and Primavera (2006), Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Highlights from the two-week intensive organized by The Museum of Modern Art with the Center for Curatorial Leadership This March, the 2018 MoMA International Curatorial Institute for Modern and Contemporary Art brought together 11 curators from institutions around the globe for a two-week leadership intensive in New York City. This fourth iteration ... Read More >