Yaniya Lee is a Toronto-based writer and scholar and Associate Editor at Canadian Artmagazine. Her interdisciplinary research draws on Black studies to question critical-reading practices and reconsider Canadian art histories. She has an interest in community organizing and collective practice. Lee is a founding collective member of MICE Magazine and member of the EMILIA-AMALIA working group. She was previously on the editorial advisory committees for C Magazine and FUSE. Her writing has appeared in the FADER, NOW Magazine, C Magazine, Magenta Magazine and Adult. She has two chapbooks: Troubled(2014) andInDifferent Situations Different Behaviour will Produce Different Results(2013). Lee has also written exhibition texts for Walter Scott and Laurie Kang, and about the artistic practices of Tau Lewis, Divya Mehra and Hannah Black. From 2012 to 2015, Lee hosted Art Talks MTL, a series of long-form interviews with Montreal art workers. In 2016, she programmed “Labour, Land, and Body: geographies of de/colonialism” for Vtape’s Curatorial Incubator.