Jordan Wilson

New York University

Jordan Wilson is an emerging curator and writer, and is currently a PhD student in Anthropology at New York University. He is a member of the Musqueam First Nation. He holds an MA in Anthropology and a BA in First Nations Studies, both obtained at the University of British Columbia. Wilson was a co-curator of the exhibits c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city (2015) and In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art (2017) at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC. Along with Karen Duffek and Bill McLennan, Jordan co-edited the book Where the Power Is: Indigenous Perspectives on Northwest Coast Art (Figure 1 Publishing, 2021). He was the inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow at Independent Curators International (ICI).

For more information, read about Jordan’s current project Fault Lines: Imagining Indigenous futures for colonial collections and visit his webpage.