Diana Freundl is Associate Curator, Asian Art at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She has curated and co-curated major exhibitions including major retrospectives Lee Bull and Bharti Kher Matter, in 2015 and 2016 respectively and Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Contemporary Art in 2014. Recent exhibitions include Pacific Crossings: Hong Kong Artists in Vancouver, Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy in 2017 and 空 / Emptiness: Emily Carr and Lui Shou Kwan in 2018. Freundl has been the curator of the Gallery’s public art space, Offsite, since 2013 and has presented several site-specific installations from artists including MadeIn Company, Reena Saini Kallat, and Asim Waqif among others. Prior to joining the Vancouver Art Gallery, Freundl was living and working in mainland China and Taiwan from 1998 to 2013. She studied at the Tsinghua University of Art And Design in Beijing and has an academic background in comparative religion, philosophy, and graduate studies in journalism.