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In Conversation: Young In Hong and Fatoş Üstek

In Conversation: Young In Hong and Fatoş Üstek

Left: Image courtesy Young In Hong. Right: Image courtesy Fatoş Üstek
Left: Image of Young In Hong. Right: Image of Fatoş Üstek

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Join artist Young In Hong as she discusses the themes of her solo exhibition Five Acts with curator and writer Fatoş Üstek. The conversation is followed by a Q&A with the audience.

This event will be recorded and available on this page and via Spike Island’s YouTube Channel.

Fatoş Üstek
Fatoş Üstek is an independent curator and writer, working internationally. She is the author of The Art Institution of Tomorrow, Reinventing the Model (2024), Co-founder and Managing Director of non-profit community interest company FRANK Fair Artist Pay, and Curator of Frieze Sculpture in London. Alongside leading international projects, she holds governance roles in arts organisations such as New Contemporaries, Extra Extra, Urbane Kuenste Ruhr.

Üstek is a member of the International Association of Art Critics AICA UK, ICI, IKT and founding member of AWITA (Association of Women in the Arts). Previously, she was Director of the Liverpool Biennial, Director of the Roberts Institute of Art, Curator of Art Night, London (2017), Curator of fig-2 50 exhibitions 50 weeks, ICA London (2015) and Associate Curator of the 10th Gwangju Biennial, South Korea (2014).

She has commissioned a number of projects in the public realm in the UK and in Turkey. Üstek has also taken on multiple jury roles for international art prizes and biennales, including Turner Prize 2020, the Scottish Pavilion 2022 and the Dutch pavilion in 2022 and 2024 at the Venice Biennale and Jindrich Chalupecky Society Award (2022-2024). She nominates for prestigious prizes such as the Jarman Award and the Fourth Plinth.