Dawn Chan

Dawn Chan
Dawn Chan is a New York-based writer whose work appears in the Atlantic.com, Bookforum, New York Times, the New Yorker.com, New York Magazine, the Paris Review, and the Village Voice, among other publications. These days, you'll find her reviewing art in the NY Times and in Artforum, where she worked as an editor from 2007 to 2018.

Currently faculty at CCS Bard, Dawn has guest-lectured at RISD, MICA, and NYU and the Guggenheim Museum. She is the recipient of a Thoma Foundation art writing award in digital art and a Warhol Arts Writers Grant. Her writing appears in anthologies such as Science Fiction (Whitechapel/MIT Press, 2020) and Best, Letters from Asian Americans in the Arts (Paper Monument, 2021). With four others, Dawn is also working on November, an editorial project launched in 2020 featuring long-form interviews on art, media, politics, and architecture.