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Jenny Lam

@jennylam

Artist, Independent Curator, Writer | Founder of Artists on the Lam

Chicago

Self-taught multidisciplinary artist, independent curator, writer. Founder of Artists on the Lam. Columbia University alumnus. Chicago-born Chinese American daughter of immigrants from Hong Kong. Named one of 2023’s Culture Shifters by HuffPost. Voted “Best Arts Blog” in the Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago issue. Voted “Best Art Exhibit” in the NewCity's Best of Chicago issue. INTJ. Nerd. she/her

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  1. #TBT to the late 00s when I was an undergrad at #Columbia . It was a time when political #activism and #studentprotests saw a renaissance on campus; every year, for all 4 years I attended, there were #protests —a resurgence of the spirit of '68. (I remember a meme going around comp
  2. Happy #AAPIheritagemonth ! Throwback to when I was named one of HuffPost's Culture Shifters of the Year: Thank you so much! #Photography #PostPhotos #Photographer #Art #Artist #Artists #Curator #Community #Chicago #AAPI #AsianAmerican #AsianAmericans #AsianAmericanPacificIslanderHe
  3. Today's my birthday! Here's a candid of me from HuffPost's "Culture Shifters: The Change-Makers We Are Watching In 2023 | Jenny Lam Turned Down Disney At Age 8 — And Carved Her Own Path As An #Artist " feature article written by Yue Li and photographed in #Chinatown by Taylor Gla
  4. I've received the photos taken of me for HuffPost's Culture Shifters series ( ), including outtakes! Here's the very first #photo Taylor Glascock shot of me on that brisk March day, outside the Chicago Cultural Center, before we headed to Chinatown. They were both among my list of
  5. In honor of #Trump being indicted, throwback to 2019 when I went viral on Twitter for this thread: (Uncropped photos at the link, plus videos upthread!) (Also throwback to when I was verified and when we could customize our Twitters, RIP) #TrumpIndictment #Indictment #Politics #I
  6. HuffPost #Culture Shifters 2023: "Jenny Lam Is Making #Art For Everyone," written by Yue Li, photographed by Taylor Glascock: (And yes, that's my beloved iPhone 5s, which I used as my camera for 7 years: ) #Artist #Curator #Writer #Writing #Heritage #Creativity #Creative #Entrepr
  7. HuffPost's #Culture Shifters 2023: "Jenny Lam Turned Down Disney At Age 8 — And Carved Her Own Path As An #Artist ," written by Yue Li, #photography by Taylor Glascock: #Art #ContemporaryArt #FineArt #Writing #Writer #Interview #Curator #Heritage #Creativity #Creative #Entrepreneu
  8. I've been named one of HuffPost's #Culture Shifters of the Year. Thank you so much, HuffPost! "This #Artist Turned Down Disney At Age 8 — And Carved Her Own Path | Now, the #ChineseAmerican #curator is amplifying the voices of #AsianAmerican artists through her interactive and co
  9. I've been sitting on this news for months, but now I'm giddy with excitement (and embarrassment?*) I can finally share that I've been named one of 2023's Culture Shifters by HuffPost! *(I burst into laughter when I saw the headline.) I'm so honored to be featured on a list alongsi
  10. Heard about this place thanks to Twitter's list of banned links!

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