Erin Silver is a historian of queer and feminist art, visual culture, performance and activism. She is Assistant Professor in the Art History, Visual Art and Theory Department and Faculty Associate at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia. Silver obtained a PhD in art history and gender and women’s studies from McGill University in 2013, and has taught at the University of Southern California, the University of Guelph, the University of Toronto, OCAD University and Concordia University. She is the co-editor (with Amelia Jones) of Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories (Manchester University Press, 2016), co-editor (with taisha paggett) of the winter 2017 issue of C Magazine, “Force,” on intersectional feminisms and movement culture and author of the forthcoming Suzy Lake: Life & Work (Art Canada Institute, 2020). She has curated exhibitions at the FOFA Gallery (Concordia University, Montreal), the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Toronto), and the Doris McCarthy Gallery (University of Toronto Scarborough). Silver’s writing has appeared in numerous journals, as well as in various exhibition catalogues in the areas of Canadian photography and queer and feminist art. She is an editor of RACAR (Revue d’art canadienne / Canadian Art Review) and sits on the editorial advisory committee of C Magazine.