Narawan Pathomvat (Kyo) is founder and director of contemporary art library and non-profit platform, The Reading Room, Bangkok. She is also lecturer at the Department of Art History, Faculty of Archaeology at Silpakorn University, Bangkok. She studied at Pratt Institute, New York, and previously worked for Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, and Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong. Kyo is also an independent curator, writer, and translator. She is currently a researcher-in-residence at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, where she is working on a project to map and analyse Southeast Asian contemporary art writings.