Jesse Chun

Biography

Born 1984 in Seoul, South Korea
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Jesse Chun is a conceptual artist whose multidisciplinary work considers new translations of language, place, and cultural memory to examine the conditions of belonging. She earned her MFA from the School of Visual Arts and BFA from Parsons the New School for Design. She has exhibited at numerous venues including the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, Fridman Gallery, Julie Saul Gallery and the Brooklyn Bridge Park (solo public commission) in New York, ArtCenter/SouthFlorida in Miami, Incheon International Women Artists Biennial, and Space Debris Art Istanbul. Select venues of artist talks include Parsons, Hunter College, RISD, SVA, and the Bruce High Quality Foundation University where she has taught a seminar on Transcultural Poetics. Chun’s work has been written about in Artforum, the Wall Street Journal, the Korea Times, Hyperallergic, Vice, and Art21.