Sougwen Chung (愫君)
Sougwen (愫君) is a Chinese-raised, Canadian-born, New York based artist. Follow:
Drawing Operations (D.O.U.G.)
Performance 2015 Drawing Operations An ongoing collaboration between an artist and a robotic arm. The project investigates ideas of automation,...
Topographies (Étude Op. 6)
Form Studies, 2015 — Four imagined topographies created using improvisational marks as a visual tapestry. Fault Lines, No. 1 is an study in abstract...
Drawings, 2015 — "As a pencil moves about the paper, its path is local and confined; freed from the need to consider the totality, it can respond immediately to...
Embryo (Étude Op. 5, No. 5)
Mixed Media, 2015 — Commissioned by OFFF forr OFFF Unmasked
Grapheme, 2014 — Kinetic, dimensional letterforms inspired by biological motifs. Recommended for: polymaths, poets and prophets. Kinecdysis (Grapheme) is...
Installation, 2014 — Ecdysis is an audio-visual installation in which the biological process of ecdysis is interpreted as a 20 minute light spectacle...
Sculpture, 2015 — 3d printed drawn sculptural prototypes printed in gold, made with custom software. Exhibited at the MIT Media Lab 2013. Currently, they are...
Installation, 2013 — Chiaroscuro is a contemporary interpretation of the 17th century painting term, the interplay of light and dark. It is a hypnotic...
Mytheme (Étude Op. 4)
Étude Op 4, 2014 — A collection of visual studies investigating the expressiveness of the abstract form. Sougwen Chung's Mytheme (Étude Op. 4) collection...
Video, 2014 — The growth and emergence of an embryonic form. In collaboration with composer Clint Mansell, commissioned by Dazed and...
Light and Form
Short Film, 2013 “To read there the map of the future, the roads radiating from the initial split, the filaments thrown out from that impasse.” Light...
Mixed Media, 2013 § Latin: shortened from scīre licet: "it is permitted to know". Scilicet was developed from a collection of ink and graphite drawings...
Installation, 2012 — A light installation is inspired by the concept of Optogenetics, perception and memory. music: Tim Hecker - The Work Of Art In The Age Of...
☰ Force | ☷ Field
Painting, 2013 — A series inspired by the the ☰ hexagram of the IChing. ☰ Force is associated with 111, 乾, qián, the Creative, heaven, sky, 天,...
Short Film, 2013 — Cardia depicts a myogenic muscular form imploding. A transgression from interior to exterior. Music by Sepalcure. Shown as part of...
Chiaro / Oscuro Prototype
Projection, Ink on hand-cut paper in Wooden Frame, 2012 30cm x 30cm Chiaroscuro No. 2 is comprised of 4 modular drawings. It explores the formal aspects...
Performance, 2013 - Present — coming soon
High Tide (Étude Op. 2, No. 4)
Mixed Media 2012
Installation 2012 Chiaroscuro is an installation piece that utilizes light as an artifice of visual perception. It explores the interplay of light and shadow on...
Dénouement (Recurrent Fevers of Unknown Origin)
Bloom (Étude Op 2, No. 2)
Mixed Media 2012
Étude Op 1, No. 1-4
16″ x 20″ Edition of 10 Archival print The Etude Op.1, No. 1-4 is the latest series in an artistic inquiry into synesthetic, improvisational form. ...
Drawing, 2011 — 24" x 18" graphite on paper. Drawn procedural form studies drawn in Brooklyn, New York. For Lily