Stephanie Tung

Stephanie Tung

Program

CCL Mellon Foundation Seminar 2015

Institution

Peabody Essex Museum

Title

Assistant Curator, Exhibitions Research and Publishing

School

Princeton University

Mentor

Alexandra Munroe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

 

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. 

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Seminar Advancement

2018-06-01

Stephanie Tung (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2015) named Assistant Curator, Exhibitions Research and Publishing at the Peabody Essex Museum

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 >

2015 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar student headshots

2015-06-04

CCL Announces Students for 2015 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

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