The Power Plant

Xiaoyu Weng

Sun Oct 31 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM


The Power Plant

Join us on Sunday October 31 at 2PM, for our first Sunday Scene of the season. We invite you to spend an hour with Xiaoyu Weng, who will share with us her insights into the work of Miriam Cahn at The Power Plant.

Weng is the newly appointed Curator of Contemporary art at the AGO. She curated « Ten Thousand Things » at the Sifang Art Museum in Nanjing earlier this year, with works by Miriam Cahn and Claudia Martinez Garrau.

Weng’s interest in bringing Cahn and Garrau together rests at the conjunction of these artists’ respective explorations of landscape, intergenerational trauma, and of human relations to their socially-built environments and nature.

In an intimate and conversational setting, Weng will share her perspectives and offer pertinent ways of engaging with Miriam Cahn: ME AS HAPPENING, curated by Gaëtane Verna at the Power Plant.

More about Xiaoyu Weng

Xiaoyu Weng is the Carol and Morton Rapp Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto. Her curatorial and writing practices focus on the impact of globalization, identity, and decolonization, as well as the intersection of art, science, and technology. Previously, she was The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and Director of Asian Programs at Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco/Paris. In 2018-19, Weng served as the Curator of the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art in Yekaterinburg, Russia.