My work investigates notions of home in context of place, identity and language.
Jesse Chun is a visual artist working in photography, text and sculpture. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and BFA from Parsons the New School for Design. Chun’s work has been exhibited nationwide in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Portland, and internationally in Toronto, Hong Kong, Seoul and Istanbul. Selected venues include Fridman Gallery, NYABF at MoMA PS1, Abrazo Interno Gallery at The Clemente, BRIC, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Newspace Center for Photography, LAABF at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Incheon International Women Artists Biennale, Space Debris Art and Toronto Contact Photography Festival. Her work been reviewed in publications such as The Korea Times and Asia Literary Review, and won awards such as The Korea Press Foundation Grant in 2011. She has also been a guest speaker at New York University, Columbia University, School of Visual Arts and Parsons the New School for Design.