Ricarda Brosch is an assistant curator at the East Asia Section of the V&A Museum. With a particular emphasis on the visual and material cultures of China’s past and present, Ricarda’s work also touches on art and design from across China, Korea and Japan.
Outside of the V&A, Ricarda is also studying part-time for a PhD at The Courtauld Institute of Art. Her research focuses on Chinese court art under the Jiaqing and Daoguang emperors (1790s-1840s). Prior to her moving to London, Ricarda worked at the Museum for Asian Art in Berlin, soon to be reopened as part of the Humboldt Forum. Ricarda studied East Asian Art History and Chinese Studies in Berlin, Beijing and London and has lived in China for a total of three years.