杨紫，独立策展人，毕业于南京大学哲学系、宗教学系。他于2020年获选为首届 “希克中国艺术研究资助计划” 研究学人，并同年担任画廊周北京评委；2019年担任年度华宇青年奖初选评委；他曾入围2017 Hyundai Blue Prize 年度艺术大奖。
杨紫具有近十年的艺术评论写作及策展经验。曾任《艺术界 LEAP》杂志编辑和UCCA尤伦斯当代艺术中心策展人及公共项目总监等职位，编纂王音、刘韡、徐震、曾梵志等知名艺术家画册，并策划多场展览及公共项目活动，挑战着策展既有的框架和合作模式，策划了 “例外状态：中国境况与艺术考察2017”、“Pity Party”、“敢当：当代神石注疏”、“韶华”、“金汤” 等群展，赵半狄、谢南星、卜镝、伍伟、武晨、张允菡、杨露子、马灵丽、尉洪磊、朱昶全等艺术家个展。
Yang Zi is an independent curator, graduated from Nanjing University with a degree in philosophy and religious study. He as a researcher was awarded of the first Sigg Fellowship and became the commentator of the Gallery Weekend Beijing in 2020. He was the primary judge of the Huayu Youth Award in 2019 and a finalist for the 2017 Hyundai Blue Prize.
Yang Zi has worked in art criticism and curation for nearly 10 years. He was an editor of “LEAP” and the Curator and Public Program Director of UCCA, with experiences of editing catalogues for Wang Yin, Liu Wei, Xu Zhen, and Zeng Fanzhi, and curating various exhibitions and public programs which challenges the established framework of collaboration in curatorial practices. His past curatorial projects include “The New Normal: China, Art, and 2017”, “Pity Party”, “Land of the Lustrous”, “In Younger Days”, “Golden Flow” and more solo exhibitions of Zhao Bandi, Xie Nanxing, Bu Di, Wu Wei, Wu Chen, Chang Yunhan, Yang Luzi, Ma Lingli, Wei Honglei, and Zhu Changquan.