Samantha Culp is a California-born writer, curator and creative producer based between Los Angeles and Shanghai. She has spent the past decade in greater China, first in Hong Kong, then in Beijing and Shanghai. Her writing and criticism have appeared in publications such as Artforum, New York Times T Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and as a contributing editor of China’s bilingual art magazine LEAP (艺术节). She’s a board member of Hong Kong’s new media arts organization Videotage, and a founding curator of Tulou Open House, a long-term site-specific creative experiment, residency, and conference at a traditional tulou in rural Fujian Province. She recently co-founded Paloma Powers, a creative agency developing artist-led solutions for realms far beyond the art world.