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Sougwen Chung

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Sougwen Chung (愫君) is a Chinese-born, Canadian-raised artist based in New York. Her work explores the mark-made-by-hand and the mark-made-by-machine as an approach to understanding the interaction between humans and computers. Her speculative critical practice spans installation, sculpture, still image, drawing, and performance. She is a former researcher fellow at MIT’s Media Lab and Inaugural member of NEW INC, the first museum-led art and technology in collaboration with The New Museum. She received a BFA from Indiana University and a Masters Diploma in Interactive Art from Hyper Island in Sweden. Chung received Japan Media Art’s Excellence Award in 2016 for her project, ‘Drawing Operations’. In 2014, she was selected as one of the Top 20 New Visual Artists by Print Magazine.