Louis Ho is an independent curator, critic and art historian who works in the field of contemporary Southeast Asian art. Recent projects include the Julius Baer Next Generation Art Prize finalists’ exhibition, an award for digital art from across Southeast Asia; “The Foot Beneath the Flower”, a show that examined the aesthetic vernaculars of camp and kitsch in the contemporary art of the region; “Strange Things”, a pop-up exhibition in a disused ship repair yard; “Essentialist Images”, an exhibition of contemporary art from Myanmar. Until 2019, he was a curator at the Singapore Art Museum, where he focused on the art of Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar and Brunei. His first exhibition for the museum was the permanent collection exhibition, “After Utopia”. He was also, in 2016, a co-curator of the fifth edition of the Singapore Biennale, titled “An Atlas of Mirrors”. He has published extensively, including contributing critical reviews to art publications such as ArtAsiaPacific, as well as scholarly essays to academic journals such as Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC). As a teacher, he taught courses on contemporary Southeast Asian art at Singapore’s National Institute of Education (NIE).