Zoe Butt is a curator and writer. Currently she is Executive Director and Curator of Sàn Art, Vietnam’s most active independent contemporary art space in Ho Chi Minh City. From 2007-2009 she was Director, International Programs, Long March Project, Beijing, China. From 2001-2007 she was Assistant Curator, Contemporary Asian Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia where she assisted in the development of the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT); key acquisitions for the Contemporary Asian art collection, and other associated gallery programs. Her curatorial referral work is pan-Asian, working with private collectors and researchers, independent curators and major museums globally.
Zoe possesses a Bachelor in Art History and Theory from University of New South Wales, Australia. She is a member of the Asian Art Council for the Solomon R.Guggenheim, NYC; a member of ‘Asia 21 Young Leaders’ of the Asia Society, NYC and in 2015 became a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.
Beginning February 2017, Zoe will become Artistic Director of ‘The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre’, a private social enterprise in District 2, Saigon – Vietnam’s first purpose built space for contemporary art.