dot zhihan jia


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As a curator, Dot Jia is committed to decolonial, feminist modes of storytelling and togetherness. She is a working group member of the Feminist Duration Reading Group. Projects and collaborations have been with Shanghai Power Station of Art, Shanghai; Goldsmiths CCA, London; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong; The Mosaic Rooms, London. In 2020, Dot co-founded chán, a magazine and platform dedicated to food cultures of the Sinophone diaspora in the UK. In 2022, Dot (together with Kechun Qin) was awarded PSA’s Emerging Curator Award 2021 for the exhibition “The Dwelling Place of the Other in Me”. She is currently based in Manchester where she works as associate curator at esea contemporary.

Dot completed studies in psychology in Germany and received an MFA in Curating with distinction from Goldsmiths, University of London with a focus in linguistic politics and women’s writing, as well as an MA with Distinction in History of Art from The Courtauld Insitute of Art with a focus in Contemporary Chinese Art and Geopolitics. She is the recipient of ACE Lottery Project Grants, The University of Bristol Writing Bursary,Pro Helvetia. Swiss Arts Council, Goldsmiths Curating Departmental Bursary, Jacobs University Bremen Merit-based scholarship, among others. Before coming to the UK, she called Jiaxing, Vancouver, Portland, Vienna, and Bremen home.


贾芷涵(点点)研究并练习策展的多种可能性,尤其围绕后殖民女性主义与女性书写。她目前在曼切斯特华人当代艺术中心担任副策展人。先前任教于伦敦大学金史密斯学院艺术系,担任批评性研究课的讲师。

2020年,点点和好友佳瑛一同创立了双语杂志《馋》,探讨海外离散华人群体的饮食记忆。她同时也是女性主义阅读小组Feminist Duration Reading Group的固定成员。

在德国获得心理学学士学位后,点点相继于伦敦金史密斯学院和考陶德艺术学院取得策展硕士和艺术史硕士学位,均取得最高学位等级。她于2018-2020年获伦敦金匠学院策展专业优秀奖学金,于2021年获得英国艺术委员会项目资金。她也是上海当代艺术博物馆青策计划2021获奖者(秦可纯共同策展)。

点点出生在嘉兴,在温哥华、波特兰、维也纳还有不来梅长大。她关注口述历史,练习关怀(care)。



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I am interested in the entanglements of landscape and narratives, that are necessary, if not inevitable, in rewriting certain histories.
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