Teh is a curator and associate professor at the National University of Singapore, specialising in Southeast Asian Contemporary Art. His curatorial efforts have included Unreal Asia (55. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 2009), Video Vortex #7 (Yogyakarta, 2011), TRANSMISSION (Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, 2014), Misfits: Pages from a Loose-leaf Modernity (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2017) and Returns, a project for the 12th Gwangju Biennale (2018). David’s writings have appeared in journals including Third Text, ARTMargins, Afterall, and Theory, Culture and Society. His book “Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary” was recently published by the MIT Press. Teh is also a director of Future Perfect, a gallery and project platform in Singapore.

Images: Returns (installation views from 12th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, 2018).