Yaniya Lee

Yaniya Lee's writing, research, and collaboration focus on the ethics of aesthetics. She taught Art Criticism at the University of Toronto from 2018-2021 and is currently a tutor in the Critical Inquiry Lab at the Design Academy Eindhoven.  

She has written about art for museums and galleries across Canada, as well as for Vogue, Flash, FADER, Art in America, and Vulture. She was a member of the editorial team at Canadian Art magazine from 2017-2021 and joined the editorial team at Archive Books in 2021. 

Lee frequently works with collaborators on symposiums, programs, and workshops, most recently Ideas From Moving Water (2022, with Lillian O'Brien Davis, Letticia Cosbert Miller and Tiana Reid); Black History Navigational Toolkit (2022, with Camille Turner); WhAt She SaId: Promiscuous References & Disobedient Care (2021, with Cason Sharpe and Zoe Sharpe); Song. Prayer. Scream. A praxis of looking (2021, with Jessica Lynne), and Bodies, Borders, Fields (2019, with Denise Ryner).