2018 Season I


Artist Statement/ Biography

Jesse Chun is a research-based artist working with text, digital media, video, printmaking and publishing. Her practice investigates conditions of language generated by bureaucracy, systems of communication, and migration. She received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and a BFA from Parsons the New School for Design. Select exhibitions and fellowships include the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2017), ArtCenter/SouthFlorida (2017), Triple Canopy (2017), BRIC Media Arts Fellowship (2017), the Brooklyn Bridge Park (solo public commission; 2017), Spencer Brownstone Gallery (2016), Fridman Gallery (2015), among others. Chun has published two artist books: Blueprints (2017) with Silent Face Projects, and Valid From Until (2016) with Booklyn Press. She has taught a semester on transcultural poetics at the Bruce High Quality Foundation University, and is a teaching artist at the Museum of Modern Art. Select reviews of her work include Artforum, the Wall Street Journal, Art21, and Asia Literary Review. From Seoul, New York, Hong Kong and Toronto, she is based in New York.