Konrad Ng is troubleshooter, curator and scholar who believes in kindness and good trouble/necessary trouble. He is the executive director of the award-winning Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design – the only museum dedicated exclusively to Islamic art in the United States.
Before joining Shangri La, Konrad was the director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Asian Pacific American Center (Washington, DC), a professor of critical studies in the University of Hawaii’s Academy for Creative Media and the first curator of film and video at the Honolulu Museum of Art. He harbors doubts, worries, and an appetite for food and empowering people to change the world.
MuseumNext Digital Summit
Monday, 6th June 2022
The Shangri La Metaverse
Analog got you feeling down? Then this program is for you. Learn how the Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design is conceptualising itself as metaversal – a highly immersive digital and physical hub for learning that aspires to build a variety of learning experiences that value skills that cannot be “automated.”
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