Para Site, the artist-run contemporary art space founded in Hong Kong in 1996, announced that Claire Shea has been appointed deputy director, Chloe Chu of ArtAsiaPacific reports.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Claire into our team,” executive director Costinas Cosmin said. “Her spirit, experience and skills will be leading forces in helping Para Site consolidate and further develop into one of the most respected institutions on the international arena.”
Shea will work to develop the independent arts center’s exhibition program, education initiatives, and publications. She joins Para Site from the Cass Sculpture Foundation in Goodwood, England, where she was the curatorial director. Previously, she served as associate curator at the Eighth Shenzhen Sculpture Biennial at OCT Contemporary Art Terminal in Shenzhen; a member of Bold Tendencies’ selection and steering committee; and an advisor to the Chinese Arts Space in London.