About Sougwen Chung

Multidisciplinary artist Sougwen 愫君 Chung combines hand-drawn and computer-generated marks to address the proximity of human-machine collaboration. Their speculative critical practice spans installation, sculpture, still image, drawing, and performance, exploring the mark-made-by-hand and the mark-made-by-machine as an approach to understanding the dynamics of humans and systems. Chinese-Canadian Chung is a former researcher at MIT Media Lab, Artist in Residence at Bell Labs and New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, and founder and artistic director of Scilicet, a London-based studio exploring human & non-human collaboration. Chung received the Lumen Prize for Art in Technology, and the work has been collected by institutions such as the Victoria & Albert Museum. The artist has been featured in numerous exhibitions at museums and galleries around the world such as: the Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; Art Basel, Miami; National Art Center, Tokyo; NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo, Japan; ArtScience Museum, Singapore; MIT Media Lab, Cambridge; The Drawing Center, New York; The New Museum, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Geneva; Mana Contemporary, New York, Tribeca Film Festival, New York; The Hospital Club, London; Mutek Festival, Tokyo, Montreal & Mexico City; Sonar Festival, Barcelona.