Dr. Mikala Tai is the Head of Visual Arts at Australia Council for the Arts, previously the director of the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney.
As a curator, researcher, and academic specialising in contemporary Asian art, she has collaborated with local, national, and international organisations to strengthen ties between Australia and Asia.
Tai has taught at Monash University, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), and the University of Melbourne in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Tai’s writing can be found in several exhibition catalogues in addition to periodicals. In 2015, Tai received her PhD, focusing on the influence of the global city on China’s local art infrastructure.