Jesse Chun is an artist working and living in New York. Chun's work addresses systems of language, power, and bureaucracy to uncover new translations toward poetry, opacity, and the untranslatable. Chun's work has been presented internationally at SculptureCenter; Queens Museum; The Drawing Center; BAM; Bronx Museum of the Arts; the Vera List Center for Art and Politics (all in the United States); Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto; Oakville Galleries (Canada); and the Nam June Paik Art Center (South Korea), among others. Her digital and print publications include WORKBOOK (Triple Canopy, 2019); Intangible Heritage (Wendy's Subway x BAM, 2018); Blueprints (Silent Face Projects, 2017); and Valid From Until (Booklyn, 2016). Chun's work is in public collections of the Whitney Museum Library; the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Artist Book Collection; the Smithsonian Institution, Archive of American Art; Yale University Library, and Asia Art Archive in America, and more. Select reviews include Artforum, the Brooklyn Rail, ArtAsiaPacific, the Wall Street Journal, Art21, Artpapers, and BOMB.
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