C. A. Xuan Mai Ardia
C. A. Xuan Mai Ardia is a Vietnamese-Italian from Padova, Italy. She currently resides in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where she has been living since 2009. Mai holds a BA in Chinese/History of Art and Archaeology and an MA in Chinese Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK, as well as an MSc in Development Studies/Conservation of Cultural Heritage from University of Bologna, Italy. She has worked in the conservation of world cultural heritage in Rome and in contemporary art galleries in London, Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City. Mai works with artists and contemporary art galleries in Ho Chi Minh City and is copy editor and staff writer at Art Radar.