Jesse Chun

Brooklyn, New York

About Jesse Chun

Jesse Chun is an artist living and working in New York. Chun's work has been presented internationally at SculptureCenter; Queens Museum; The Drawing Center; BAM; Bronx Museum of the Arts; and 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. Select fellowships and commissions include Smack Mellon Studio Residency (2020); the National Endowment for the Arts fellowship at ISCP (2019); Triple Canopy (2018); The Drawing Center, Open Sessions (2018); and Bronx Museum AIM (2017). Chun's work is in select public collections including the Whitney Museum Library; the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Artist Book Collection; the Smithsonian Institution, Archive of American Art; and Asia Art Archive in America. Chun's work has been reviewed in select publications including Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail, Art21, Artpapers, ArtAsiaPacific, and BOMB.

Program Participation

Painters & Sculptors Grant, 2020

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My work addresses systems of language, power, and bureaucracy to consider new translations toward poetry, opacity, and the untranslatable.”