Nora A. Taylor is the Alsdorf Chair and Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her research centers on modern and contemporary Vietnamese Art. She is the author of Painters in Hanoi: An Ethnography of Vietnamese Art (Hawaii 2004 and Singapore Press 2009) and co-editor with Boreth Ly of Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art: An Anthology (Cornell SEAP 2012) as well as numerous articles on Vietnamese contemporary artists. She has also organized and curated several exhibitions of Vietnamese artists including “Changing Identity: Recent Work by Women Artists from Vietnam” that toured 10 cities in the USA and “Breathing is Free: 12,756.3 New Work by Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba” for SAIC and the ASU Art Museum in Tempe, AZ. She is currently working on a manuscript on Performance Art in Southeast Asia and the Politics and Narration of Memory.
Taylor is a speaker in the Panel: Art Markets.