Christina Yang

Since September 2005, Christina Yang has been the senior manager of public programs in the education department at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, In addition, she works as an independent curator, educator, and art historian/writer. Her most recent exhibition Media Miniatures opened at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery in March 2005. She provided artists entries for the One Way Or Another exhibition catalogue organized by the Asia Society (Melissa Chiu et al, curators) She is an adjunct lecturer in the MFA Graduate Program on Photography, Video and Related Media.

At The Kitchen, Christina Yang was the curator of visual art and new media from 1999-2005 and the Summer Institute Director from 2002-2005. Her work focused on the commissioning, presentation, and contextualization of multidisciplinary visual and performing arts projects including the ID/entity: Portraits in the 21st Century projects produced by the MIT Media Lab, Figure on a Field by Dean Moss and Laylah Ali; and Interactive Legends among many others. She has also worked in the curatorial departments of the Queens Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum, and also as a writer/publicist at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Christina Yang has served on many granting and artists selection panels including the Rockfeller New Media Fellowship, the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative, Creative Capital, Percent for Art, and many more. She has taught at the California College of Arts and Crafts, Hunter College, and York College.

Christina Yang holds a BA in history and art history from the University of California, Berkeley, an MA from the Williams College Graduate Program in Art History, and is A.B.D from the CUNY Graduate Center, New York.

February 2007