Eva Bentcheva holds a PhD in Art History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her dissertation, ‘The Cultural Politics of British South Asian Performance Art, 1960 – Present’, explored the relationship between live art and postcolonial migrations to Britain. Her wider research areas include performance art and conceptualism in Asia and its diasporas. In 2016, Eva was awarded a Visiting Research Fellowship to the Tate Research Centre: Asia to study the performance practices of Philippines-born artist David Medalla. She is currently an Adjunct Researcher for the Tate Research Centre: Asia, developing a project on the emergence of performative practices in Philippine visual art during the 1960s-80s.
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