Hou Hanru

Hou Hanru is Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs and Chair of the Exhibitions and Museum Studies program at the San Francisco Art Institute.  A prolific writer and curator, Hou is a consultant for several cultural institutions internationally and a correspondent for various journals on contemporary art.  Hou curated the 10th International Istanbul Biennial in 2007 and the 10th Lyon Biennial in 2009.  He is one of the first curators and thinkers to examine postmodern issues of nomadic identity, hybridity, globalized mobility and artists living in the diaspora.