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Aric Chen is General and Artistic Director of Het Nieuwe Instituut, the Dutch national museum and institute for architecture, design and digital culture in Rotterdam and London Design Biennale 2023 Artistic Director. American-born, Chen previously served as Professor and founding Director of the Curatorial Lab at the College of Design & Innovation at Tongji University in Shanghai; Curatorial Director of the Design Miami fairs in Miami Beach and Basel; Creative Director of Beijing Design Week; and Lead Curator for Design and Architecture at M+, Hong Kong, where he oversaw the formation of that new museum’s design and architecture collection and program.

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