Chen Shuxia is a PhD student at the Australian National University, researching on the Chinese photography groups as “amateur” cultural actors in the 1980s. As an artist and curator, her work was featured in the 2013 OZ-Asia Festival, Adelaide. Curated exhibitions include “Shen Jiawei: Brothers and Sisters” and “Make Yourself At Home” 2012, Sydney. Chen is also the fellow of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Curatorial Residency, Asia Art Archive, 2014-2015. She will develop an exhibition on the topic of "From Socialist Realism to Social Reality: April Photo Society, 1979-1989".