Lumi Tan

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Lumi Tan

Lumi Tan is 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 The Racial Imaginary Institute. Previously, she curated projects with artists including Gretchen Bender, Meriem Bennani, Liz Magic Laser, Sahra Motalebi, Sondra Perry, Tina Satter/Half Straddle, Anicka Yi, and Danh Vo and Xiu Xiu. 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 PS1. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Artforum, Frieze, The Exhibitionist, and numerous exhibition catalogues. She was the recipient of 2020 VIA Art Fund Curatorial Fellowship. Tan served as a Center panelist for Pew Fellowships in 2020 and for Performance in 2017 and 2016.