With experience in the history of art and architecture as well as cultural management, Angelika Li is committed to engaging with the essence of local culture, heritage and valued stories, and driving a continuous dialogue between local and international communities. She is the founder and curator of the on-going curatorial project HOMELAND in TRANSIT (Basel 2019, 2020; Berlin 2020, 2021; Murrhardt, 2021; Zollikon, Ishigaki, 2022) and the co-founder of PF25 cultural projects, a non-profit research initiative and cultural exchange programme focusing on the everyday life and ecologies of Hong Kong and Basel - and extending to other regions of Switzerland. Her most recent exhibition is ‘Dorothee Sauter: Geology, Cooking Heart, Curious and other stories (Basel, 2021).
Before moving to Switzerland in 2017, Angelika was the founding director of MILL6 Foundation in Hong Kong bringing it to ICOM museum status and achieving the Award for Arts Promotion by Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2016. Her previous curated projects in Hong Kong include The Mills Heritage Project 'Chim↑Pom - It's the Wall World' (2015), the public art by VHILS at The Mills (2015), ‘Tracing some places. Leung Chi Wo’ (2015); ‘Social Fabric. New works by Kwan Cheung Chi and Mariana Hahn’ in collaboration with David Elliott (2016), ‘Old Master Q: What The @#$% Is Going On? Original Works by Alphonso Wong’ (2014); ‘Beyond the Paper Screen - An Exhibition of Japanese Erotic Prints from The Uragami Collection’ (2013), ‘NEW INK: an exhibition of ink art by post 1970 artists from The Yiqingzhai Collection (2013)’ and as the director of MILL6, she co-organised with Zhejiang Art Museum ‘Textile Thinking – The International Symposium’ at Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art 2016.