Ken Lum is an artist who has extensive international exhibition record, including numerous biennials and solo museum shows. He is co-founder and founding editor of Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. He is a prolific writer having published in an array of academic and non-juried publications. He has also worked on or curated several large-scale exhibitions, including The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945 – 1994, Shanghai Modern: 1919 – 1945, Sharjah Biennial 7, and Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia. Lum is co-founder of Monument Lab: a Public Art and History Project. He is Marilyn Jordan Taylor Penn Presidential Professor in the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Marilyn Jordan Taylor Presidential Professor and Chair of Fine Arts Stuart Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania