Jesse Chun is an artist working and living in New York. Chun’s work addresses language and its politics to uncover new translations toward poetry, opacity, and the untranslatable. Chun's work has been presented internationally at SculptureCenter, New York; The Drawing Center, New York; BAM, New York; Queens Museum, New York; the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, New York (United States); the Nam June Paik Art Center (South Korea); Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (Canada), among others. Recent awards and fellowships include Art by Translation (Paris, 2022); Ballroom Marfa (Texas, 2021), and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant (US, 2020); Smack Mellon (2020); and the NEA fellowship at ISCP (2019). Chun's select publications include WORKBOOK (published by Triple Canopy, 2019) and Intangible Heritage (Wendy's Subway x BAM, 2018). Select public collections include the Museum of Modern Art Library; the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; the Smithsonian Institution; Whitney Museum Library, and Asia Art Archive in America. Chun teaches at Parsons School of Design and New York University.