Shifting Curatorial Values
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Lumi Tan will discuss how curating performance has shifted her curatorial practice in exhibitions and beyond. How do practices of slowness, vulnerability, and unpredictability influence exhibitions? How can performance create space for different value systems in institutions?
About the Speaker
Lumi Tan�is Senior Curator at The Kitchen in New York, where she has organized exhibitions and produced performances with artists across disciplines and generations since 2010. Most recently, Tan has worked with Kevin Beasley, Lex Brown, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Baseera Khan, Autumn Knight, and Kenneth Tam. Prior to The Kitchen, Tan was Guest Curator at the Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Nord Pas-de-Calais in France, director at Zach Feuer Gallery, and curatorial assistant at MoMA/P.S.1. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Artforum, Frieze, Mousse, Cura, and numerous exhibition catalogues. She was the recipient of 2020 VIA Art Fund Curatorial Fellowship.