Steven Lam is a curator, artist, educator, and is the Associate Dean at The Cooper Union. He has an M.F.A. from the University of California, Irvine and has taught performance and sound theory in the Art History and Theory Department at the School of Visual Arts, NYC. Lam has developed exhibitions primarily for non-profit institutions and universities, often prioritizing his experience working in such pedagogical programs. His recent curatorial projects have focused on geo-zones outside Euro-America (such as China and Hong Kong) including his involvement with the curatorial team for the Third Guangzhou Triennial. Lam was a Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program as well as a Lori Ledis Curatorial Fellow at Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn. Recent curatorial work and collaborations in New York include Tainted Love with critic Virginia Solomon at La MaMa Galleria, NYC; For Reasons of State at the Kitchen, NYC; and Spectral Evidence at Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.