© 2022 Sue Jeong Ka

Sue Jeong Ka

Contact: suejeongka@gmail.com

Education
2021 Postgraduate Studies, Decolonizing Architecture in Architecture & Critical Studies, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SE
2017 The Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, NY, US
2013 Masters of Fine Art, Combined Media (New Genres), Hunter College, NY, US

Residencies
2019–present Visiting Scholar, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, NY, US
2021 Artist in Residence, UNIDEE Residency Program, Cittadellarte, Biella, IT
2019 Artist in Residence, Trainings for the Not-Yet, The Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, CA
2018 Artist in Residence, Studio in the Park (Seward Park: NYC Parks), Queens Museum, NY, US
2016–2018 Artist in Residence, Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, NY, US
2017 Artist in Residence, Creative Change Commissioned Art, The Laundromat Project, NY, US
2015 Fellow, The Art & Law Program in collaboration with Fordham Law School, NY, US
2014 Artist in Residence, More Art Engaging Artist Residency, More Art, NY, US
2012 Artist in Residence, SOMA Summer Program, Mexico, D.F., MX

Grants & Fellowships
2022 C.V. Starr Fund for Asian/Pacific/American Research, New York University, NY, US
2020–2021 Scholarship & Project Fund, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SE
2021 FCA COVID-19 Bridge Fund, Foundation for the Contemporary Arts, NY, US
2021 International Art Exchange Fund, Arts Council Korea, KR
2019 The Jarislowsky Outstanding Artist Fellowship, The Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, CA
2019 Banff Centre Scholarship Fund, The Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, CA
2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, Interdisciplinary Work, New York Foundation for the Arts, NY, US
2018 Creative Engagement Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY, US
2016 Create Change Fellowship, The Laundromat Project, NY, US
2016 AwesomeNYC Grant, Awesome Foundation, NY, US
2016 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants, NY, US
2015-2016 More Art Research Grant in Social Practice, More Art, NY, US
2012 William Graf Travel Abroad Scholarship Award, Hunter College, NY, US
2007 Brighton Award, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK

Exhibitions
2021 Dear Readers Beyond Bars, The Seward Park Branch and Correctional Services of the New York Public Library (Organizer/Initiator), NY, US
2019 In the Historical Present | The New School Centennial Exhibition, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, The New School, NY, US (curated by Macushla Robinson and Anna Harsanyi)
2019 Book Repair Lab: The Jefferson Market Library and the Women’s House of Detention, The New York Public Library (Jefferson Market Branch), NY, US
2019 Round Robin, New York Public Library (Seward Park Branch), NY, US
2018 Round Robin, New York Public Library (Seward Park Branch), NY, US (in collaboration with the NYPL, Immigrant Social Services, INC and Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund)
2017 ID Shop | Round Robin, Hamilton-Madison House, NY, US (commissioned and organized by the Laundromat Project)
2017 Where Do We Stand?, The Drawing Center, NY, US (curated by Lisa Sigal and Nova Benway)
2017 Set on Freedom, Queens Museum, NY, US
2017 Rock Paper Scissors and a Three-Armed Shovel!, Baxter Street Camera Club, NY, US (Organized by Devin N. Morris and Elliott Jerome Brown Jr.)
2017 Whitney Museum Independent Study Program Exhibition, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY, US
2017 Archival Alchemy, Archival Resistance, Abrons Arts Center, NY, US (curated by Saisha Grayson)
2017 Marginalia, The Drawing Center, NY, US (curated by Lisa Sigal and Nova Benway)
2016 Decolonize This Space, Decolonize This Feed, Artists Space, NY, US
2016 A Bad Question, WonderRoot Gallery, GA, US
2016 welcome to what we took from is the state, Queens Museum, NY, US (curated by Sadia Shirazi)
2016 Jamaica Flux 2016, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, NY, US (curated by Kalia Brooks and Heng-Gil Han)
2015 In Search of One City: Sensing (In)equality, Old Stone House, NY, US (curated by Katherine Gressel)
2015 Engaging Artist Show, Hot Wood Arts Center, NY, US
2015 Trace-gram 9 1/2, 125 East 72nd Street #9B, NY, US
2014 Videorover, NURTUREart, NY, US
2014 REFEST, La Mama La Galleria | Culture Hub, NY, US
2014 Engaging Artists Show, More Art, NY, NY
2014 Book Repair Lab (former: Refresh Library Lab), Alumnos 47, Mexico, D.F., MX
2013 Reanimation Library, TalCual, Mexico, D.F., MX
2013 Common Interests: Mobility and Transformation of Public Life, Rowan University Art Gallery, NJ, US (curated by Sara Reisman)
2013 Hunter MFA Thesis Show, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, NY, US
2012 Refresh Library Lab, Alumnos 47, Mexico, D.F., MX
2012 Miercoles de SOMA, Mexico, D.F., MX

Projects
2021–present Dear Readers Beyond Bars, NY, US (in partnership with the Seward Park Branch and Jail and Prison Services of the New York Public Library and NYC Book Through Bars)
2017–2019 Round Robin: Trilingual Community Newspaper Project, NY, US
2014-2018 ID Shop, NY, US (in support with the Laundromat Project, the Art & Law Program at Fordham University School of Law, More Art, South Asian Women's Creative Collective, the Door, Sylvia’s Place.)
2012-2015, 2019 Book Repair Lab | La Biblioteca Restauradora, NY, US (commissioned by The New School) and Mexico, D.F., MX (commissioned by A47 Mobile Art Library and Citlali Maldonado)

Lecture/Talk/Public Program
2021 Discursive Moments, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SE
2018 Public Presentation: Create Community for and with Immigrants by NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Art Space Sanctuary, and No Longer Empty, BRIC, NY, US
2018 Panel Discussion, Case Studies in Social Practice, Asian American Art Alliance, NY, US
2018 Getting Basics: Misappropriation, Plagiarism, Fair Use, and Grey Areas, SOHO20, NY, US
2017 Visiting Artist, Hunter Mellon Arts Fellowship Workshop, Hunter College, NY, US
2017 Artist Talk, Archival Alchemy, Archival Resistance, Abrons Arts Center, NY, US
2017 Artist Talk, Asian American Art History, Hunter College, NY, US
2016 Artist Talk, Conversations Between US, Queens Museum, NY, US
2015 Artist Talk/Screening, Old Stone House, NY, US
2014 Refresh Library Lab, Alumnos 47, Mexico, D.F., MX
2014 Artist Talk, Engaging Artist, More Art, School of Visual Arts, NY, US

Publications
2021 “The Banned Book List: A Monument of Injustice Against Freedom of Speech,” Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, Volume 31
2021 “In Our Backyard: Building Restorative Practice, Not Cages,” Decolonizing Architecture, Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Volume III
2019 Book Repair Lab: The Jefferson Market Library & the Women’s House of Detention, NYPL’s Jefferson Market Branch Collection (commissioned by The New School/Parsons School of Design)
2017-2018 Round Robin Trilingual Newspaper (sponsored by The Laundromat Project, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and ArtBuilt/Queens Museum)

Other Experiences
2018-2019 Artist Mentor, NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program for Visual and Multidisciplinary Artists, NY, US
2016-2017 Art Instructor, BMCC + Hamilton Madison House (NYCHA) Summer School, NY, US
2014-2016 New York Correspondent, Art in Culture, Seoul, KR

Performances
2014 Performer, We Cannot Leave This World to Others, Sharon Hayes, 10th Gwangju Biennale, KR
2011 Performer, Positions an Action by Public Movement, Public Movement by Dana Yahalomi, New Museum/Performa 11, NY, US
2010 Performer, Mirror Piece I: Reconfigured (1969/2010), Joan Jonas, Guggenheim Museum, NY, US