Christina Yang works on topics in visual culture including spectatorship, performance and the camera, the politics of invisibility, and archive practices. She holds two MAs and a BA in art history from CUNY Graduate Center, Williams College and the University of California, Berkeley. She has been serving as the Director of Public Programs at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum since 2005.
Why PS @ NYU?
I have a longstanding research topic on The Kitchen's Video Archive which I wanted to situate within a theoretical context specifically centered around concerns of performance and its documents as objects, duration, temporality, and subjectivity.