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Jonas Stampe has an extensive experience in the field of contemporary art, particularly performance art. Stampe has produced over 1800 individual works performed by more than 450 visual artists from over 58 countries and has curated 60 international performance art events such as Infr'Action in Sète (2005-2014), Infr'Action Paris (2008-2011), Live Action in Gothenburg (2006-), Live Action New York (2009-2010), Guangzhou Live (2010-2014) and Beijing Live (2016). He was also the initiator of Venice Live, which took place in public spaces around the Giardini and the Arsenale during the professional preview of the Venice Biennale in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017.

An art historian, Stampe is now based in Beijing, and since 2017 has been Senior Curator and Senior Researcher at the Red Brick Art Museum, one of China's most prestigious art institutions, renowned for its large-scale exhibitions of artists such as Olafur Eliasson, Sarah Lucas, Dan Graham, Tatiana Trouvé, Andres Serrano, Huang Yong Ping, James Lee Byars, Heidi Bucher, Nigel Rolfe and Xu Bing.