Conan Cheong(張永能)


Assistant Curator, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore


Conan Cheong(張永能)先生是新加坡亞洲文明博物館的東南亞藝術助理策展人,曾在艾佛伍德獎學金計畫(Alphawood Scholarships)贊助下,前往英國倫敦大學亞非學院(SOAS, University of London)攻讀藝術史與考古學,並於2018年取得碩士學位。他的論文探討泰國佛像製作過程中模型、造像與複製品之間的關係,並榮獲弗雷德·李希特紀念獎(Frederick Richter Memorial Prize)。在亞洲文明博物館內,他曾負責中國陶瓷常設展、南亞與東南亞印度教與佛教藝術常設展,並於2017年共同策劃「Cities and Kings: Ancient Treasures from Myanmar」(暫譯「城市與國王:緬甸的古代寶藏」)特展。他目前是「Living with Ink: The Collection of Dr Tan Tsze Chor」(「水又逢香雪莊」)特展的策展人,該展覽預計於201911月開幕。


Mr Conan Cheong is Assistant Curator for Southeast Asian art at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore. He received an MA in Art History and Archaeology under the Alphawood Scholarships at SOAS, University of London in 2018. His dissertation, which examined the relationship between model, image, and replica in the making of Buddha images in Thailand, was awarded the Frederick Richter Memorial Prize. At the museum, he worked on the permanent galleries for Chinese ceramics and for the Hindu-Buddhist art of South and Southeast Asia, and co-curated Cities and Kings: Ancient Treasures from Myanmar (2017). He is currently the curator for the special exhibition Living with Ink: The Collection of Dr Tan Tsze Chor, set to open November 2019.