Jeff Khan is a writer and curator based in Naarm (Melbourne, Australia)
Currently the Creative Director of Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts, at Arts Centre Melbourne and formerly Artistic Director and CEO of Performance Space, Jeff works at the intersection of performance, dance, visual art and sound and has a particular interest in experimental and cross-disciplinary practices. At Performance Space, Jeff curated and oversaw the annual Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art, as well as a year-round program of artist development, residencies, and international exchange. Jeff’s recent curatorial work is focused on the Asia Pacific is particularly engaged with exigent issues in the region, from queer and feminist conversations to artists’ responses to environmental, political, and intercultural complexities. Jeff has previously held positions and Guest Curatorships at the Next Wave Festival, Gertrude Contemporary, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. He has participated on juries and assessment panels for the Taishin Art Award (Taiwan); Create NSW; the Australia Council for the Arts; Arts Northern Rivers, and many more.