Born 1989, Vermont, USA. Lives and works in Suzhou, China.
Holly Roussell is an independent curator, museologist, and art historian specializing in photography and contemporary art from Asia. Roussell is graduate of Université de Neuchâtel (Switzerland) with a MA in Museology. She also holds a BA in Art History. She served as coordinator of the worldwide travelling exhibitions program and photography prize, the Prix Elysée, for the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne from 2013-2017. In 2017, she co-founded the Asia Photography Project, a non-profit curatorial collective and platform for photography from East Asia. As an independent curator, selected projects include working with William A. Ewing on the 21st century survey of landscape photography, Landmark: The Fields of Landscape Photography and co-curating Works in Progress: Photography in China 2015, presented at the Folkwang Museum, Essen. Upcoming projects include co-curating the 2018 Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale under the direction of Li Zhenhua and the major travelling exhibition project, Civilization: The Way We Live Now opening October 2018 at the MMCA, South Korea.