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  • H. Lan Thao Lam

    Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

    Email
    lamh@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    E - 25 East 13th Street

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    H. Lan Thao Lam

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    H. Lan Thao Lam is Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, in the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons. Born in My Tho, Vietnam, they hold an MFA from California Institute of the Arts, was a Whitney Museum Independent Study fellow, and considers their experiences in refugee camps and housing projects also part of her education.

    Their practice is at the intersection of research, object-making, installation, film, video, writing and performance. Since 2001, they have been active as artist duo “Lin + Lam,” producing projects about immigration, sites of residual trauma, national identity and historical memory. Their work has been exhibited and screened internationally at venues, including 2018 Busan Biennale, The Kitchen, The New Museum, Queens Museum, NY; 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. He 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. Lam’s 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.

    Lam is 2018-2020 Faculty Fellow, India China Institute at The New School.


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    Lin + Lam


    Future Courses

    Core Studio: Senior Thesis
    PUFA 4300, Fall 2023

    Independent Study
    PGFA 5902, Fall 2023

    Past Courses

    Graduate Core: Studio Visits
    PGFA 5000, Fall 2022

    Independent Study
    PGFA 5902, Fall 2022, Spring 2023

    Visiting Artist Lecture Series
    PGFA 5020, Spring 2023

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