With over 15 years’ experience in the arts and culture, Lynn Fu is a Shanghai & New York based independent curator, consultant and producer. She used to work at the British Council in Shanghai and New York for many years. Her career focuses on international programming and collaboration for various theaters, festivals and organizations in China and beyond. She frequently sat at the curatorial panel for international festivals, such as the APAM Gathering at AsiaTOPA in Melbourne in 2019 and the Made in Scotland showcase of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2020.
Lynn is an ISPA global fellow, Australia Council International Leadership Program alum, Edinburgh Fringe associate and part of the APP (Asian Producers Platform) network as well. She represents the Auckland based Modern Maori Quartet and toured the company across 30 cities in China from 2017 to 2019. She is the co-founder of Arts Access Shanghai, a platform to increase access to arts and cultural institutions for the disability community in Shanghai, and is currently working with the Goethe Institute in East Asia on disability and inclusion. She also serves as the China Market Advisor for the Australia Council for the Arts.
Lynn is a Shanghai native. She holds an M.A. in Arts Administration from Columbia University. She also studied and lived in France, Japan and Korea. Passionate about cultural diversity, Lynn speaks four languages and has travelled to 50 countries.