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New Export China: Translations Across Time and Place in Contemporary Chinese Porcelain Art, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2023 (forthcoming).

Book chapters

‘Chinese Art’, HG60: Hamilton Gallery 60th Anniversary, Hamilton: Hamilton Gallery, 2021: 142-67. Reviewed for ABR Arts by Christopher Menz.

‘The Fugitive Luxury of Porcelain in Contemporary Chinese Art’, The Allure of Matter: Materiality Across Chinese Art, edited by Orianna Cacchione and Wei-cheng Lin, Chicago: Smart Museum of Art/University of Chicago Press, 2021: 276-303.

Peer-reviewed journals and magazines

Reframing the Post-’89 Generation of Chinese Artists in Australia‘, Di’van | A Journal of Accounts no. 12 (December 2022): 76-93.

The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine (A Conversation)‘, co-authored with Craig Barker, Helena Robinson, James L. Flexner & Anna Lawrenson. Museum Worlds: Advances in Research 10 (2022): 159-69. Adapted from a public conversation held at the Chau Chak Wing Museum, Sydney, to celebrate International Museum Day 2021.

The Aesthetics of Export in Chinese Art Outside China‘, Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art 9, no. 1-2 (July 2022): 19-43.

Material Chineseness: Ink and Porcelain in Contemporary Art beyond National Borders‘, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art 21, no. 1 (September 2021): 58-74.

Floral resistance to authoritarianism and incarceration in porcelain installations by Ai Weiwei and Cai Guo-Qiang‘, esse arts + opinions, no. 99 (April 2020): 70-77. Author interview available on YouTube.

Guan Wei’s “Australerie” ceramics and the binary bind of identity politics‘, Index Journal, no. 1 (March 2020).

“Splendid Deformities”: An emancipatory critique of cultural homogeneity in Sin-ying Ho’s deformed ceramics‘, View: Theories and Practices of Visual Culture, no. 24 (January 2020).

La maladie de porcelaine: Liu Jianhua’s Regular/Fragile (2007) at Oxburgh Hall and the history of massed porcelain display in English aristocratic interiors‘, Oxford Art Journal 42, no. 3 (December 2019): 253-81. Awarded the inaugural Oxford Art Journal Essay Prize for Early Career Researchers

Remembering people and places past/passed in contemporary ceramics by Ah Xian, Ai Weiwei, Sin-ying Ho and Liu Jianhua‘, Garland, no. 15 (2019).

Smashing vases: Ceramics and the aesthetics of destruction in works by Ai Weiwei and Liu Jianhua‘, ESPACE Art Actuel, no. 122 (Spring-Summer 2019): 36-45.

The China/Avant-Garde exhibition and Xiao Lu: 30 Years On‘, 4A Papers, no. 6 (2019).

The visual and tactile experience of the monochrome: Mapping surfacescapes in Ai Weiwei’s Colored Vases and Liu Jianhua’s Container series‘, TAASA Review 28, no. 1 (March 2019): 4-6.

‘Drifting through the Porcelain Capital: Art residencies and the enforced continuity of an illustrious past in Jingdezhen, China’, Kunstlicht 39, no. 2 (2018): 39-49.

Sin-ying Ho’s Garden of Eden‘, TAASA Review 26, no. 4 (December 2017): 12-14 & cover image.

Negotiating ‘Chinese-Australian’ Identity: Ah Xian’s Dr John Yu (2004) and his China China series (1998-2004)‘, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art 17, no. 1 (August 2017): 33-53. – Awarded the 2018 Best Scholarly Article in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art Prize

Flesh and Clay: Ah Xian’s Porcelain Body-Casts‘, Fine Print, no. 8 (2016).

Exhibition reviews

‘Xu Zhen: Eternity Vs. Evolution’ at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra‘, Ran Dian, 16 December 2020. (‘Xu Zhen: Eternity Vs. Evolution’ at the NGA, Canberra, 14 March 2020-14 March 2021)

Bringing colour to forgotten histories in Gary Carsley’s ‘Chromophilia’‘, AMA Blog, 18 November 2020. (‘Chromophilia‘, Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, New York)

The art of lockdown‘, AMA Blog, 15 September 2020. (Camila Galaz, Unwelcome Visitant; Laresa Kosloff, Radical Acts)

Love and conflict @ the National Portrait Gallery and UQ Art Museum‘, AMA Blog, 2 September 2020. (‘Australian Love Stories’, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra; ‘Conflict in my Outlook_We Met Online’, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane, 21 August 2020-1 March 2022)

The archive and the public square‘, Art Monthly Australasia, no. 324 (Winter 2020): 54-7. (‘The Square: Art and Society in Korea 1900-2019’, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, 7 September 2019 – 31 March 2020)

Between art and life: The 8th Korea Artist Prize‘, AMA Blog, 9 December 2019. (‘Korea Artist Prize 2019’, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, 12 October 2019-1 March 2020)

The factory-assemblist and the scholar-artist in the historiography of Chinese art‘, Art Monthly Australasia, no. 319 (October 2019): 46-53. (‘Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality’/’Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 24 May-13 October 2019)

Awakening unheard voices‘, Art Monthly Australasia, no. 318 (September 2019): 32-5. (‘Awakenings: Art and Society in Asia 1960s-1990s’, National Gallery Singapore, 14 June-15 September 2019)

Reigniting the past: Three explosive displays of Chinese art at the NGV‘, AMA Blog, 28 June 2019. (‘SO-IL: Viewing China’ (8 March-4 August 2019), ‘Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality’/’Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape’ (24 May-13 October 2019), ‘A Fairy Tale in Red Times: Works from the White Rabbit Collection’ (3 May-6 October 2019), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne)

Regional dialogue and homely conversation: “Awakenings” at the National Gallery Singapore‘, AMA Blog, 18 June 2019. (‘Awakenings: Art and Society in Asia 1960s-1990s’, National Gallery Singapore, 14 June-15 September 2019)

Pictures of transition: Contemporary paintings from Myanmar‘, AMA Blog, 16 April 2019. (Australian National University School of Art & Design Gallery, 1-15 March 2019)

A meeting of heroes: Selections from the Townsend Collection of Chinese Woodcuts at the NGA‘, AMA Blog, 6 October 2017.

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