Born 1984 in Seoul, South Korea
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York
Jesse Chun is a Brooklyn-based artist from Seoul, Hong Kong, New York, and Toronto. Her work explores the codes and constructs of home in an increasingly mobile and globalized world. Chun's work has been exhibited at select venues in New York (Fridman Gallery, Julie Saul Gallery, the Korean Cultural Center, AIPAD at the Park Ave Armory, the New York Art Book Fair at the MoMA PS1), Seoul (CICA Museum, Incheon International Women Artists Biennale), Hong Kong (the Gallery at the Hong Kong Central Library), Istanbul (Space Debris Art), and Toronto (CONTACT). Guest lectures and artist talks include Parsons the New School for Design (Photo Dept.), the School of Visual Arts (Conference at the MFA Art Criticism & Writing Dept.), Columbia University (East Asian Studies), and New York University (Women's Social Justice Forum). Select reviews include Artforum, Wall Street Journal, Hyperallergic, Vice, The Korea Times, The South China Morning Post, and Asia Literary Review. Most recently, she was selected as an Artist-in-Residence at the Bruce High Quality Foundation's BHQFU Studio + Teaching Program, and the New York Foundation for the Arts' Immigrant Artist Program.