Nancy P. Lin


Research Interests: Modern and contemporary Chinese art and architecture; 20th century urbanism; architecture and its visual representations; spatial and site-oriented art practice

Nancy P. Lin studies modern and contemporary Chinese art and architecture. She received her B.A. with highest honors in History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. Her work focuses on the intersection of art, architecture, and urban visual culture in examining the spatial and site-oriented artistic practices of Chinese contemporary artists in the 1990s. She received the 2015 Schiff Foundation Writing Fellowship and, together with fellow collaborators, is the recipient of the 2016 Graham Foundation project grant for the forthcoming publication Building Subjects, a survey of collective housing in China. Her article on the Big Tail Elephant Working Group is included in the forthcoming edited volume Urbanized Interfaces.