Critic - Painting
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
David Xu Borgonjon is a writer and curator who works on economic practices and cultural objects. He has written for The New York Times, Rhizome and the Journal for Chinese Contemporary Art, among others. He curated Really, Socialism?! (Momenta Art, 2015), The Visible Hand (CUE Art Foundation, 2017) and In Search of Miss Ruthless (Para Site, 2017) with Hera Chan.
Borgonjon is a cofounder of Admin, a platform for arts administrators working on new cultural institutions, and SCREEN, a bilingual platform for media art criticism. In addition to teaching in RISD’s Painting department, he is completing his PhD at Columbia University, writing a media history of Chinese capital in Southeast Asia.