Current Residency Program Artists
Kwantaeck Park is a visual artist based in New York. His art practice intends to counter-balance and compensate for unrealized dreams in society. With a strong interest in the interrelationship between progress and loss, Park finds unexcavated moments in his daily context and transforms them into diverse visual languages. By using a variety of organic, transitory, portable, re-assemblable, and ephemeral forms, Park has created alternative tools, objects, and installations as a method of critique and an invitation for dialog.
Yujung Chang was born in 1979 in Seoul, Korea and studied for her MFA in sculpture at Ewha Women's University, Seoul, before graduating from Goldsmiths University, London in 2007.
Chang's work takes many forms - from small, delicately manipulated photographic panels to large - scale installations and interventions – but maintains a clear focus on a set of central concerns: humanity's role in recreating and reimagining the natural world, and the artist's role in shaping memory and devising new realities within our created environment.
Upcoming Residency Program Artist
Sung-Ah Jun’s work evolves from simple initial curiosity. Questions derive from everyday incidents. Big questions branch out into smaller and deeper questions. By making art, she discovers and learns about her and her surroundings.
Her work carries various forms of art such as photography, video, graphic design, painting, installation, sculpture, and silk screening.
Besides other media, exploring in digital media became her recent practice. She believes that experimenting the unlimited potential is an augmentation.
"Amanda Selinder is a conceptual and visual artist that is based in Stockholm, Sweden. In her artistic research she uses different fermentation processes, natural dyes and growing microorganisms that is living on her own body to investigate the relation between the human and non-human body. How are we intertwined and how are we communicating with each other is central questions in Amandas work. In the intersection between science and art she is trying to get closer what it really means to be human. By working with living materials that changes over time, she let the viewer be a part of the whole process and aware of the complex ecosystem of the human body seen as a superorganism."
Past Residency Program Artists
Liene Bosquê explores the sensorial experience within architectural, urban and personal spaces, and looks at the relationship between places and people and their influence on one another. Her process often entails creating traces of existing or lost structures and surfaces, using drawing, cutting, dyeing and imprinting techniques to express ideas relating to memory and history. She creates sculpture, installation, site-specific and performances to transform existing rigid structures into subtle forms and materials such as fibers, rust, clay, and wax; among others.
Tanya Chaly was born in Sydney, Australia and currently lives and works in New York City. She is a visual artist and works across a variety of mediums using painting, drawing and printmaking. In her practice she examines ideas of the Natural World; the history of Natural science, notions of nature and classifications of wilderness and the fetishization of Nature. Currently she has been looking at Ecosystems, both the macro and micro relationships within these systems. she creates layers and involved worlds drawing on a wide range of influences from Gothic, Primitivism, Eastern Philosophy, Psychology, and the Natural Sciences.
Yiyang Cao (b. 1991, Hangzhou, China) is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Cao works with video, installation and film to explore the perception of time, media, and its affect on people. Studying the contradictions in waiting and entertainment, Cao attempts to provoke dimensional thought on our collective states of waiting and being. Through the investigation of routines, daydreams, and their relationship with events in modern society, Cao’s projects often take the form of social arrangements. Directly engaging with non- traditional audiences outside the art world, Cao has used crowd-funding platforms, film festivals, and waiting rooms as venues.