Dr Matt Cox, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Matt Cox completed a BA in Asian Studies with a major in Indonesian Studies (UNSW), an MA in Art History (USYD) and has recently graduated with his Doctoral thesis The Javanese Self in Portraiture from 1880 to 1955. Cox has published in Australia and internationally on Asian art and architecture and is curator of Asian Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. As a curator he is broadly engaged with both historical and contemporary art. Integral to his curatorial practice is his work with artists, curators and academics in Australia and Asia to explore relationships between art history and living communities.