This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic organisation at the centre of the regional contemporary art landscape. Asia Art Archive (AAA) is an independent non-profit organisation founded in 2000 to document and make accessible the recent histories of contemporary art in Asia through residencies, research and educational programmes, publications, and institutional collaborations. It has the most valuable growing collection of material on the recent history of art from Asia, freely available from its website and onsite library.

AAA is seeking a Project Researcher to be based in Hong Kong on a one year contract with a possibility of extension subject to project requirements and individual performance. We offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment providing opportunities for professional growth and development. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the production of a publication focusing on Chinese contemporary art in the 21st Century. As a Project Researcher, you will play a pivotal role in conducting research, organizing forums, providing editorial support, managing project progress, and coordinating communications between AAA and relevant stakeholders.


  • Conduct Research: Conduct archival, contextual, and image research in support of the book project
  • Forum Logistics: Manage logistical aspects to organise forums associated with the project
  • Editorial Support: Provide editorial support, including transcription, translation, and copywriting
  • Project Management: Take responsibility for managing and reporting on the progress of the project
  • Coordination: Coordinate communications between AAA and various parties involved in the project
  • Collaboration: Work closely with AAA's Research team

Candidates should:

  • Possess a recognized degree or above in Art History/Theory/Criticism or other related fields
  • Possess professional experience in research, archive, and publishing related to Chinese contemporary art. A track record of contributing to publications or similar projects will be desirable
  • Have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, enabling effective communication and translation tasks
  • Possess very good interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume with expected salary to Sally Lee at by 30 April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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