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Christie Lam

Research Analyst, London

Christie has a background in postcolonial history, modern and contemporary art and photography. She holds a B.A. (Hons) in History from the University of Cambridge, where she wrote a thesis on the socio-cultural development of London’s Chinatown, and an M.A. with distinction in History of Art from University College London, specialising in the work of the contemporary artist Hung Liu. She has a continuing interest in the intersection between media, memory, and archival practices.

Most recently, she has served as a gallery assistant at Bastian Gallery in London, and prior to that held internships at Frieze and Christie’s in London, and Bank J. Safra Sarasin and Christie’s in Hong Kong, in addition to experience in student-run not for profits. She speaks English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, and enjoys analogue photography and playing the harp.