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Independent writer and curator, Maria Dolfini was born in Milan, has worked in contemporary art museums in Beijing and Taipei and is currently based in London where she worked as Research and Sales Assistant at the White Cube Gallery and is now Gallery Coordinator at Carl Kostyál Gallery. 

In 2017 she lived in Beijing and conducted research on gender analysis by interviewing established figures in the Chinese contemporary art scene including artists Xiao Lu, Xiang Jing, Zhang Dali, Cui Xiuwen and the art critic Jia Fangzhou.

In 2019 she lived and worked at the Taipei Artist Village Curatorial and Artist-in-Residence Programme and founded Echoes of Art, a platform to share interviews, critical writings and curatorial projects with a particular focus on Chinese and East Asian art. 


She holds a combined honours Bachelor’s degree in Chinese (Modern and Classical) and History of Art/Architecture from SOAS University of London. Her academic research revolves around the relationship between gender, the body and architecture in contemporary Chinese visual culture.


2019 – 2020

Taiwan Normal University, Taipei – Mandarin Training Centre

2015 – 2019

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London                                                             

BA Chinese (Modern and Classical) and History of Art 


Beijing Normal University, China    



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