Soojin Chang (California, 1991)

is a multimedia artist based in New York, working in the media of live and video performances, sound and video works, and public actions. The works take form as nomadic operas, exploring death, lost and rediscovered space, time, nationhood, and memory.

University of California, Berkeley – English and Film Studies 2013

Residencies

Lukkeskåra/Rådlausjuvet Residency – Norway,  April 2015, July 2016, August 2017

Waaw Residency – Senegal, December 2016

The Linda Mary Montano Art/Life Residency – New York, December 2015


Exhibitions

Homeland – Sound and Movement Performance in Secret Project Robot at MoMA PS1, April 15, 2018.

THORNS – Video screening in Stigma Unbound 3: Transgression + Consent, Brooklyn, March 29, 2018.

Minke’s Rune – Video and Sound Installation in ANGST at La Capela, Paris, March 8, 2018

XXIII Olympic Winter Games – Vocals in the U.S. Broadcast of PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, January 2018.

Love, Lust, and Interpretations – Reading at KGB, New York, December 12. 2017.

Three Heads and Nine Tails – Solo Performance at Edge Zones for Miami Art Week, December 9, 2017.

HERVISIONS LONDON – Video Exhibition at Second Home, London, November 24 & 25, 2017.

Spittle of the Moon – Group Sound Performance at MoMA PS1, November 18, 2017.

Time Study #1 & 2 – Solo and Group Sound Performance at Online Performance Art Festival 5, August 10, 2017.

Dissolving Eye and Mouth – Solo Sound Performance at Secret Project Robot in Brooklyn, May 24, 2017.

Semelparous Nights – Solo Sound Performance and Video Screening at The Anarchist Arts Festival at Judson Church, New York City, May 12, 2017.

Denial of Ears – Sound Duet Performance at TREVORSHAUS, Brooklyn, March 11, 2017.

Moist Robot – Sound Duet Performance at E32NT Warehouse, London, November 25, 2016.

Moist Robot – Sound and Dance Group Performance at The Gateway, Brooklyn, November 10, 2016. 

Moist Robot – Group Sound Performance at Meltasia Music Festival, September 4, 2016.

Home – Solo Performance / Video Exhibition at The Linda Montano Art/Life Institute, Kingston NY, December 20, 2017.

Psychic TV, Haribo, Shilpa Ray, Wetware – Concert Video Screening at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, October 3, 2015.

Cure the Night – Group Video Exhibition at Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, June 15, 2015.

Noonday Demon – Video Screening at FILMIDEO 10th Annual Film Festival, New Jersey, April 18, 2015.


Press

Jones, Heather. "The Renegade: Soojin Chang at L/R Residency." Contemporary Art Stavanger. Web. April 2015. 

McDermott, Emily. "Exclusive Video Premiere: 'Burning Bride," Shilpa Ray." Interview Magazine. Web. November 2015.

Sproul, Hillary. "Iceland with filmmaker Soojin Chang." The Wild Magazine. Web. December 2014.