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Sougwen 愫君 ChungCN/CA

Sougwen 愫君 Chung<sup>CN/CA</sup>
Sougwen 愫君 ChungCN/CA

12.07 | 7:00 pm_9:00 pm

Sougwen 愫君 Chung is a Chinese-Canadian artist and researcher, and is the founder and artistic director of Scilicet, a London-based studio exploring human & non-human collaboration. Chung is a former research fellow at MIT’s Media Lab and is considered a pioneer in the field of human-machine collaboration – exploring the mark-made-by-hand and the mark-made-by-machine as an approach to understanding the dynamics of humans and systems.

Sougwen 愫君 Chung CN/CAFlora Rearing Agricultural Network

Sougwen 愫君 Chung's Flora Rearing Agricultural Network explores plant and machine co-naturality and biomimetic robotics, and was seeded in isolation. Now in development for a few years, the work is ready for its live premiere at MUTEK Tokyo after previous film and installation presentations at Pearl Art Museum Shanghai, SØRLANDETS Kunstmuseet Kristiansand, Honor Fraser Gallery Los Angeles, and Vancouver Art Gallery.

Produced by SCILICET (Tessa Nijdam)
Original score by Aquarian

This performance is possible due to the support of the Embassy of Canada to Japan and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Japan.


Founder of London-based studio Scilicet