Katie Lawson joined the Biennial team in January 2019 as the Curatorial Assistant to Candice Hopkins and Tairone Bastien. She is a graduate of the Master of Visual Studies Curatorial program at the University of Toronto, where she previously completed her Master of Arts in Art History. She has held curatorial and programming positions at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Doris McCarthy Gallery, the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, bodega (NYC) and the University of Toronto. She maintains a practice as an independent curator, arts educator, and writer working within the tradition of eco- and material feminism(s). She has curated aqueous exhibitions at Y+ Contemporary, Scarborough; RYMD, Reykjavik; the Art Museum, Toronto; and the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. She is the Art Editor for the Hart House Review.