Sue Bell Yank
Sue Bell Yank is a writer and arts organizer. She is currently the Assistant Director of Academic Programs at the Hammer Museum. She graduated from the Masters of Public Art Studies at the University of Southern California, and and has written extensively on the role of contemporary art in rebuilding efforts after a crisis, focusing on post-Katrina New Orleans. She has worked with artist Edgar Arceneaux as Assistant Director for the Watts House Project since April of 2008, and has a deep-seated investment in non-profit organizations and arts-based urban planning practices. Her writing has been featured in the 2008 California Biennial exhibition catalogue, Mammut magazine, the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, and various arts blogs.