Curator, Asian Fashion and Textiles, and Peranakan Art, Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Museum, Singapore
Jackie Yoong is a curator of Asian Fashion and Textiles and Peranakan Art at the Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Museum, Singapore. She was in the curatorial teams of the traveling exhibitions on Peranakan art to the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris (2010) and the National Museum of Korea, Seoul (2013). In Singapore, she worked on the exhibitions Great Peranakans (2015), Sarong Kebaya (2011) and Nyonya Needlework (2016). In 2019, she curated the special exhibition Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture and is curating the upcoming permanent gallery on Asian fashion and textiles. Yoong graduated with a M.A. in History of Art from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, on the SOAS-Alphawood scholarship.