YAN ZHOU, Curator

Yan Zhou is an independent curator, a critic of art and literature, a poet and translator who currently lives in Toronto. She holds a Master of Museum Studies from the University of Toronto. She is the curator of Mediated Memory – a featured Canadian Contemporary Art exhibition at the 6th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, 2015; Transformation of Canadian Landscape Art: Inside and Outside of Beijing – a touring exhibition in Xi’an Art Museum, Xian and Today Art Museum, Beijing in 2014-2015; Through the Body: Lens Based Works by Contemporary Chinese Women Artists (University of Toronto Art) which was featured as a primary exhibition of the 2014 Contact International Photography Festival; and Earthly Inspirations: Contemporary Canadian Craft Art Exhibition at the Toronto Pearson International Airport, 2011. She is the recipient of Canada Council for the Arts grants and an International Council of Museums (ICOM) Young Professional Fellowship, among others, and represented Canada at the 2010 ICOM general conference and 2011 International Council of Museums-Committee of Training and International Committee for the Training of Personnel Conference.