Dr. Allison Young


About Dr. Allison Young

Allison Young is Contributing Editor for Global Modern and Contemporary Art. She is currently Assistant Professor for Contemporary Art History at Louisiana State University. A specialist in postcolonial and contemporary art of the Global South, Allison received her Ph.D. in Art History in 2017 from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, with her dissertation “Torn and Most Whole: On the Poetics of Difference in the Art of Zarina Bhimji." She previously held an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art, where her curatorial projects included Carlos Rolón: Outside/In (2018), Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories (2018), Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred (2018), Bodies of Knowledge (2019) and others.





Julie Mehretu, Stadia II
In this work, a contemporary Ethiopian artist explores the utopian potential of chaos in a globalizing world.

Julie Mehretu, Stadia II










Julie Mehretu, Stadia II
In this work, a contemporary Ethiopian artist explores the utopian potential of chaos in a globalizing world.

Julie Mehretu, Stadia II





Bill Viola, The Crossing, 1996, video/sound © Bill Viola (photo: stunned, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Viola’s multi-channel video installations experiment with meditative states and the manipulation of time.

Bill Viola, The Crossing