To Spread a Table Fuller, Miranda Kuo Gallery, July 2017
Saturday, July 22 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM To Spread a Table Fuller: Taehee Whang Mythology of Identity Politics: De-centering Whiteness in Studio
(Organized by Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin)
In this workshop, Taehee Whang will discuss how we can decolonialize and decenter whiteness in our studio practice and institutions. Tiffany Shin will be speaking about the rise of techno-orientalism and anime aesthetics in contemporary art as direct legacies of supremacy/ colonialism of thought.
Taehee Whang is a Korean American artist and educator who works in participatory video, drawing, and performance to recover the othered bodies that have been long remixed across time and space. She has collaborated with various institutions and nonprofit groups such as Eyebeam, Studio REV-, RISD Museum, BUFU, Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMANY), and New York Arts Practicum (NYAP).
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