Stephanie H. Tung is a Ph.D. Candidate at Princeton University. She specializes in Chinese art history, with a particular interest in modern and contemporary photography. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard, where her honors thesis examined the relationship between text and image in New York City graffiti of the 1970s and 1980s. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a translator and curator for the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre in Beijing, where she organized exhibitions including WATW, We are the World: Photography from China and the Netherlands (2010) and Ai Weiwei: New York 1983-1993 (2010). Most recently, she completed a Fulbright Fellowship at Fudan University in Shanghai, conducting fieldwork for her dissertation on Republican era photography. Stephanie is a contributing author to the Aperture publication, The Chinese Photobook (2015) and is currently editing a volume of Ai Weiwei’s Beijing photography, 1993-2003.
Stephanie Tung, a participant in the 2015 CCL/Mellon Seminar program, has been named Assistant Curator, Exhibitions Research and Publishing at the Peabody Essex Museum. Tung is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at Princeton University, finishing her dissertation “Pictorial China: Art Photography in Republican Era China, 1923 — 1932.”. She specializes in Chinese ... Read More >
Center for Curatorial Leadership Trains New Generation of Curatorial Leaders Fifteen Art History Doctoral Students Selected for 2015 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has announced the participants of the second CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, recognizing fifteen art history doctoral students ... Read More >