KOAN-JEFF BAYSA
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Koan-Jeff Baysa is an independent curator, writer, specialist physician
and alumnus of the Whitney Independent Study Program in Curatorial Studies.
His writing appears in gallery and museum catalogues, art periodicals,
website journals, and medical science publications. Lecture venues include
Montclair State University, ISCP, ArtOMI, Parsons Association of Independent
Colleges of Art and Design New York Studio Program in addition to graduate
architecture critiques at Pratt Institute and Columbia University.

Traveling exhibitions include "At Home and Abroad" co-curated with Dana 
Friis-Hansen. Recent curatorial projects include "Lysis" at Pamela 
Auchincloss Project Space, New York (October 2002), "Per Ora: Consuming 
Desire" for Visual AIDS (October 2002), "Freshen" at WSG, San Francisco 
(August 2002), "Oxygen" at White Box, NY (February 2002), "Dermatome" at 
cherrydelosreyes, LA (January 2002), and "Fear Itself" at Lance Fung 
Gallery, NY (June 2001).

A liaison for the Pusan Biennial 2002, he has organised projects for the Los
Angeles Biennial 2001, and the London Biennale 2000. Upcoming programming
includes "One Hand Clapping" at SmackMellon New York (November 2002),"Nervous
Disturbances" at Stefan Stux, New York (November 2002), "FAKE!" at POST,
Los Angeles (November 2002), and "Artsthma: Art Against Asthma" at the Bronx
River Center and Gallery, New York (November 2002). Collaborative projects
include "Disappearance" co curated with Olu Oguibe, "Thicker Than Water"
co-curated with Dominique Nahas, "Red Beans and Rice: Asian Artists in the
American New South" co curated with Craig Bunting, and "Incidental Reflections"
co-curated with Denise Carvalho.  

Dr. Baysa is on the boards of The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at
The New School, Art-Science Collaborations Inc., ArtOMI, artbrain.org, and  
Cross Path Culture.