Robin Simpson is an art historian, curator and student based in Vancouver where he is currently a Ph.D. student in Art History at the University of British Columbia. He earned his M.A. at Concordia University, Montreal (2011). His research interests as an art historian are situated within the decades following the Second World War and include artist-run culture, art education, independent publishing, and the correlation between these activities and public policy. He is a contributing author to A Play to be Played Indoors or Out: This Book is a Classroom (edited by Corinn Gerber, Lucie Kolb, and Romy Rüegger, 2012) and Oh, Canada (MassMoCA and MIT Press, 2012).