History of Art and Architecture

Lia Robinson

Graduate Student


Lia Robinson is a curator and art historian specializing in global histories of time-based media. She is interested in the intersections of art, technology, and activism. Her current research focuses on 1960s and 70s discourses on new media, and transnational networks of artists working between the United States and Asia. Lia holds an MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and a BA in East Asian Studies from Wesleyan University. Previously, she served as director of programs & research at the Shigeko Kubota Video Art Foundation, and has held curatorial and education roles at the Japanese Art Society of America, Japan Society, New York, Newark Museum of Art, and BRIC Brooklyn. In 2023, she co-curated the first exhibition to highlight the experimental practices of the multicultural feminist collective Red, White, Yellow and Black, at The Kitchen, New York.