About the Author

Ming Tiampo

Ming Tiampo is Professor of Art History and co-director of the Centre for Transnational Cultural Analysis at Carleton University. A curator of exhibitions and public engagement, she co-curated Gutai: Splendid Playground at the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2013), and she is one of the co-leads of Worlding Public Cultures, a transnational forum for research exchange, and Asia Forum for the Contemporary Art of Global Asias, a peripatetic discursive platform. A specialist in transnational modernisms, she wrote Gutai: Decentering Modernism (University of Chicago Press, 2011), and is interested in comparative diasporas, examining histories of migration post-Empire with an emphasis on artists from Asia, Africa, and Latin America from the former French and British Empires. Her current book projects include Transversal Modernism/s: The Slade School of Fine Art, a monograph which reimagines transcultural intersections through global microhistory, and Intersecting Modernisms, a collaborative sourcebook on global modernisms.

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