A little more about SougwenCanadian-born, Chinese-raised, New York-based. Sougwen Chung is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores transitional edges. Her artistic practice spans installation, sculpture, still image, drawing and performance, informing her multi-faceted approach to experiential art. Chung’s work iterates on the expressive agency of form catalyzed with software, sound, light and space. Her installations involve multiple layers of light on intricate structures, taking a variety of media and transforming it into spatial experiences. Her work has been featured in exhibitions in North America, Europe and Asia. Recent venues include the Museum of Contemporary Art in Geneva, Switzerland and 319 Scholes in Brooklyn, New York. Additionally, Chung has been featured in The New Yorker, Dazed and Confused, Cool Hunting and The Creators Project.
Process, Poetics and Performance
How can established techniques in art making and composition find a new voice in the current cultural, technological and creative landscape?
Sougwen Chung shares her approach and reflects on her artistic development and forthcoming curiosities. From her origins as a violinist, to an artist working within the realm of intricate and textural audio-visuals and installation, Chung will trace her process of being inspired by tactile materials against a connection and disconnection with digital technology. In this talk, Sougwen will communicate an interdisciplinary perspective on culling influences and inquiry for exploring transitional edges in creative practice.