Toby Lee

Toby Lee is an artist, anthropologist, and Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She works across film, video, drawing, and text, and her work has been exhibited at Locarno, Ann Arbor, Museum of the Moving Image, and the 2014 Whitney Biennial, among others. Her research interests include visual and media anthropology, expanded documentary, and cultures of surveillance and documentation, and she is currently writing a book on the politics of cultural production in contemporary Greece. She has a PhD in Anthropology and Film & Visual Studies from Harvard University, where she was a member of the Sensory Ethnography Lab.