H. Lan Thao Lam

Assistant Professor, Co-Director MFA program

H. Lan Thao Lam’s practice is at the intersection of research, object-making, installation, film, video, writing and performance. Since 2001, she has been active as part of an artist team Lin + Lam, producing projects about immigration, sites of residual trauma, national identity and historical memory. Lam holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts, was a Whitney Museum Independent Study fellow, and considers her experiences in refugee camps and housing projects also part of her education. Her work has been exhibited and screened internationally at venues, including The New Museum, The Kitchen, NY; Carpenter Center, Harvard University; 3rd Guangzhou Triennial; Arko Art Center, Korean Arts Council, Seoul, Korea; Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Taipei; rum46, Denmark; Cold City Gallery and Lennox Contemporary, Toronto. She has been awarded the Canada Council for the Arts – Media Art Grant, Vera List Center for Art and Politics Fellowship, H.L. Rous Sculpture Award, and James Robertson Environmental Design Award. Lams work has been reviewed in numerous publications, including Art Forum, the New York Times, Art Journal, The Huffington Post, Time Out Hong Kong and Art Asia Pacific.