7. Contributors

Kikki Lam

Material for this platform has been excerpted from Kikki Lam's introduction to the UMAG publication Pictorial Silks. Between 2017 and 2020, Ms Lam worked as a Research Assistant at UMAG, where she curated the Pictorial Silks exhibition, and carried out the primary research for the related publication. She received her B.A. and M.Phil. in Anthropology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms Lam is currently an Assistant Curator at the Hong Kong History Museum, where she is continuing her research on the field of museum anthropology.

Florian Knothe

Florian Knothe is a curator of early modern decorative arts in East and West. He has worked on European tapestry exhibitions and published Chinese Kesi. His research interests include the cultural influences and knowledge transfer between China and Europe, and the court culture that initiated and consumed fine pictorial textiles.

Christopher Mattison

Mattison’s primary research centres on the relationship of text and image in the museum environment. Apart from his curatorial work, Mattison is UMAG’s publisher and series editor for a range of digital programming developed with the Getty’s Arches and Quire platforms. Through Arches, Mattison has collaborated on the development of cultural heritage databases for sites in Hong Kong and Yangon.