A tour of the exhibition Is This Tomorrow? led by exhibition Curator Lydia Yee to discuss how architects and artists respond to current and future challenges.
Lydia Yee has been Chief Curator at Whitechapel Gallery since 2015 and most recently curated Ulla von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast, 2018, Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness, 2017, and Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures, 2016. Before that, Yee was curator at the Barbican Art Gallery, where her exhibitions included Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, 2015; Bauhaus: Art as Life, 2013; and Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, 2011. Yee was formerly a senior curator at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York. She is co-curator of Frieze Talks and also co-curated British Art Show 8, 2015–16.