Yaniya Lee‘s (born in Montreal) writing, research and collaboration focus on the ethics of aesthetics. In the fall of 2020, Lee and curator Denise Ryner guest-edited Chroma, a special issue of Canadian Art magazine dedicated to black artists and black art histories. Lee has participated in residencies at Banff (2017), the Blackwood Gallery (2018), Gallery 44 (2018), Vtape (2019-2020) and she is currently a research fellow at Artexte. Lee was a member of the editorial team at Canadian Art magazine from 2017-2021, and she joined Archive Books’ editorial team this past spring.
Participated in the “Contingencies of Care” Residency, 2021.