Patrick D. Flores is Professor of Art Studies in the Department of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines, which he chaired from 1997 to 2003, and Curator at the Vargas Museum in Manila. He is Adjunct Curator at the National Art Gallery, Singapore. He was one of the curators of the Gwangju Biennale Position Papers (South Korea) in 2008, and Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art (Tokyo, Japan/ Manila) in 2000. He was an Asian Public Intellectuals Fellow in 2004 and a Visiting Fellow at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC in 1999. His published works include, Past Peripheral: Curation in Southeast Asia (NUS Museum, Singapore, 2008); Remarkable Collection: Art, History, and the National Museum (National Art Gallery – National Museum of the Philippines, Manila, 2006); and Painting History: Revisions in Philippine Colonial Art (National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Manila, 1999). He served on the Advisory Board for the exhibition The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989, organised by the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany (2011). He is a member of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Asian Art Council (2011) and a grantee of the Asian Cultural Council (2010), both located in New York, USA. He co-edited Third Text’s (London, UK) Southeast Asian issue with Joan Kee in 2011.