Jesse Chun Jesse Chun

indexing my monologue



translations (on evidence, untranslatable futures, and other drawings) III,
etched latex, etched silicone, pins, pigment paper, aluminum frame, 11 x 14 inches, 2020







translations (on evidence, untranslatable futures, and other drawings) III, 2020
graphite on wall, etched latex, etched silicone, pins, pigment paper, aluminum frame, 11 x 14 inches each












translations (on evidence, untranslatable futures, and other drawings) III, 
UV curing on mirrored dibond, pigment paper, aluminum frame, 11 x 14 inches, 2020






untitled (wrdpwrmdesy)
, book pages, graphite, nails, aluminum frames, 11 x 14 inches each
INDEXING MY MONOLOGUE, single-channel video, 7 mins 25 secs, silence, mdf, mirror, 2020





installation view





INDEXING MY MONOLOGUE, 2020, 3 min excerpt









INDEXING MY MONOLOGUE redacts the English language, its institutional devices and teachings within the context of US immigration history. Through research-collage-moving poetry, the video reflects on language and its relations to bureaucracy, diaspora, and legibility. The work indexes towards opacity and imagined bibliographies.


further reading:
The Brooklyn Rail