Alice JimProfessor, Contemporary Artat Concordia University
Alice Ming Wai Jim is Professor and Concordia University Research Chair in Ethnocultural Art Histories. She is co-editor of the journal Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas (Brill, in association with Concordia and NYU). An art historian and curator, her research on diasporic art in Canada and contemporary Asian art has generated new dialogues within and between ethnocultural and global art histories, critical race theory, media arts, and curatorial studies. Jim is a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. She co-convened the NYU Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange, GAX 2019 Tiohtiá:ke(Montreal): Asian Indigenous Relations in Contemporary Art. Jim is a co-investigator of the SSHRC-FQRSC Trans-Atlantic Platform project, Worlding Public Cultures and a collaborator on the SSHRC Partnership Grant project, Thinking Through the Museum. Her current SSHRC-funded research project examines Afrofuturism and Black Lives Matter in the Canadian art scene.