Zoe Butt is the Artistic Director of The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With a focus on building critically thinking, historically conscious artistic communities, Butt previously served as Executive Director and Curator of Sàn Art in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Director of International Programs at Long March Project in Beijing, China; and Assistant Curator of Contemporary Asian Art at Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.
Select curatorial projects include Spirit of Friendship and Poetic Amnesia: Phan Thao Nguyen (2017) and Dislocate: Bui Cong Khanh (2016), The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Ho Chi Minh City; the online exhibition Embedded South(s) (2016), Conscious Realities, Sàn Art, Ho Chi Minh City (2013–2016); and Disrupting Choreographies, Carré d’Art, Nimes, France (2013).
Butt is a member of the Asian Art Council for the Solomon R Guggenheim, New York; a member of Asia 21 Young Leaders of the Asia Society; and in 2015, became a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.
(From press information. Photo: Nguyen Tri)
Opening in March 2019
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Leaving the Echo Chamber
Journey Beyond The Arrow
Curated by Zoe Butt
Making New Time
Curated by Omar Kholeif
Look for Me All Around You
Curated by Claire Tancons
President and Director of the
Sharjah Art Foundation: Hoor Al Qasimi