Kaitlin Chan is a graphic artist, curator, and writer based in Hong Kong. Her interests include comics, analogue photography, zines, queer culture, and the everyday.
Currently an assistant curator at Asia Society Hong Kong Center, she is exploring how exhibitions, printed matter, and visual culture can forge new dialogues. She has designed and illustrated for Asia Art Archive in America, The Vera List Center for Art and Politics, Wesleyan's College of East Asian Studies, The Center for Prison Education, and Art Agency, Partners. Her written and graphic work can be found in daikon* zine, Asian American Writers' Workshop's Transpacific Literary Project, ArtAsiaPacific’s blog, and is forthcoming in Kodachrome magazine. She writes and illustrates for Still / Loud and draws cartoons for In Other Words.
In collaboration with Beatrix Pang of Small Tune Press, and with the support and partnership of Eaton, she co-curated Queer Reads Library, a mobile collection of books and zines that envision queer futures. The library has been hosted at CultureFest 2018 and Tai Kwun Contemporary’s Art After Hours, and will be launching with a month-long exhibition at Eaton from November 17, 2018 onwards.
In 2017, she graduated with honors from Wesleyan University with a BA in Studio Art and East Asian Studies.