Amy Fung is a writer, curator and organizer of multifarious events.
Fung (b. 1981, Kowloon, Hong Kong) has lived and worked on the Treaty 6 territory of Edmonton, the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations of Vancouver, and currently resides on the Treaty territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit in Toronto, which is subject to the Wampum Belt Treaty of the Dish With One Spoon, an agreement between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Anishinaabe to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes.
She received her Masters in English and Film Studies from the University of Alberta in 2009 with a specialization in criticism, poetics, and the moving image. Her writings have been commissioned and published by festivals, museums, and publications since 2002. Most recently, Fung held the position of Artistic Director of IMAGES Festival, Toronto between 2015 – 2017. She is a co-founder of MICE Magazine and has served on numerous boards and juries across the country. She is currently writing her first book on Canadian art, Before I was a critic, I was a human being, forthcoming 2019 from Artspeak.
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