Diana Young is an academic anthropologist, educator and curator. She convenes the University of Queensland Masters Program in Museum Studies. Prior to this she was director of the UQ Anthropology Museum. She trained as an architect and worked as a designer in the UK construction industry. Her interest in researching what colours do, in a social and cultural sense, dates from these formative experiences. Her recent edited book is entitled Rematerializing Colour. From Concept to Substance (2018).
Card (detail) from James Turrell, Night Life, 2018, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. Courtesy the artist and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art. Photo: John Gollings