Bang Geul Han


Bang Geul Han (South Korea, b.1978) is an interdisciplinary artist working across video, performance, text, and code. Her work ponders and probes the sociopolitical and cultural dimensions of body and language in relation to social structures, representational systems, and understandings of self. Born and raised in Seoul, Korea and based in the US since 2003, her work has been shown in venues including The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Queens Museum, DOOSAN Gallery New York, NURTUREart, A.I.R. Gallery, Cuchifritos Gallery in New York City, Galerie Les Territories and Projét Pangée in Montreal, and Centro Internazionale per l’Arte Contemporanea in Rome. Han is a recipient of a number of artist residencies and fellowships including Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace program, A.I.R. Fellowship, MacDowell Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and Center for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia, PA. Han is currently an artist in residence at the Bronx Museum of the Art’s Block Gallery. Her work has been reviewed in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Brooklyn Rail and Art Papers. Han received her MFA (2005) in Electronic Integrated Arts from NYSCC at Alfred University in Alfred, NY and BFA (2002) in Painting from Seoul National University in Korea. Han lives in Brooklyn, NY and teaches in the Design and Digital Media program at the College of Staten Island CUNY.