Jo Ying PENG (b.1982, Taiwan) is currently based in Mexico City and runs Vernacular Institute and Black Language Bookshop. Working across curatorial and artistic boundaries, her practice addresses the agency of art by initiating alternative forms of production within performative settings and through experimental approaches. As former curator in TCAC (Taipei Contemporary Art Center) Peng has led projects that discuss post art history and institutional critique. Her ongoing curatorial project is There after Here: Performing a Verb, and the recent projects include Portrait Portrait (TCAC, 2016), Marginal Matters (Arkipel, 2016), A Gaze on the Contemporary (Urban Nomad Film Fest , 2016), Black Market White Paper (TCAC, 2015), Remastering under the Banyan Tree (TCAC, 2015) and co-hosts Open Curatorial School (TCAC 2014-2016) and Burning Issue Residency (2014).