Lydia Yee, Curator, Barbican Art Gallery
Lydia Yee has been Curator at Barbican Art Gallery since 2007. She has curated a number of large-scale exhibitions, including "Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Ron Arad: Restless" (2010) and "Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene" (2011) and has overseen commissions by Cory Arcangel, John Bock, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, and Robert Kusmirowski, among others for The Curve.
Prior to joining Barbican Art Gallery, Lydia was Senior Curator at The Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York, where she organized numerous exhibitions including "Street Art, Street Life", "Collection Remixed", "One Planet under a Groove" and "Urban Mythologies: The Bronx Represented Since the 1960s". She was the recipient of the Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award in 2006.
Lydia earned her BA at the University of Michigan and MPhil in Art History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In 2003, she was the Cassullo Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program.