about

about 

Sanglim Han explores disembodied, fragmented, and interstitial bodies. Through performative media, she creates a site for fluctuating identities where our personal and social experiences are revisited and boundaries are convoluted.

Her works have been presented internationally in various festivals and galleries including IDFX, Breda, Netherlands; Matadero Madrid Contemporary Art Center, Madrid, Spain; Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany; Partícula Coimbra – Space for Art and Culture, Coimbra, Portugal; 14th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology; San Diego Media Arts Center; Sullivan Galleries; Richard Gray Gallery. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently a candidate for the Master of Fine Arts at UCLA Design Media Arts.

 
 

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EDUCATION

2014 - present, MFA Candidate, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Full-tuition Merit Scholarship Recipient

2013, BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL, USA
- Emphasis of Study in Art and Technology Studies / Film, Video, New Media, and Animation


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2017
Delete Me: DMA MFA 2017 Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Video Vortex XI: Video in Flux @ Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Hotel 18, Kerala, Indiaa

2016
Mid-Atlantic LGBTQA Conference - (De)constructing Identities, The Gallery at Greenly Center, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA, USA
Feminism Media Artivist Biennale, Alternative Visual Culture Factory I-GONG, Seoul, South Korea
Free As In, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Façade Video Festival, Art Today Association, Center for Contemporary art — Plovdiv, The Ancient Bath, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Short Shorts 2016: Jump Cut, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA
Interstice: Media Grrrl, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

2015
Addis Video Art Festival - Code 16: 16 videos – 16 countries – 16 concept, Gebre Kristos Desta Center, Alle School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Abada, Ethiopia
Interference: REFLECTING ON COLOR, Color Temperature, IDFX (Stichting Idee-Fixe), Breda, Netherlands
Fonlad Digital Arts Festival, 6ª MOSTRA INTERNACIONAL DE VIDEO ARTE, Partícula Coimbra – Space for Art and Culture, Coimbra, Portugal
Carnival of e-Creativity - The Academy of Electronic Arts, Northern-Eastern Hills University, Shillong, India

2014
COLOGNEOFF2014: Alienated Territories – Alienated Identities – Alienated Memory – Alienated Timelines, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, USA
PROYECTOR, Festival Internacional de Videoarte, Matadero Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Brave New World (#1), Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany
Edible Matters: Food, Culture, & Social Process "What’s Cooking Under The Microscope?", tAd Gallery, Denton, TX, USA
14th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology - Presence, Immersion and Location, Hygienic Art Gallery, Ammerman Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT, USA
CAALTERNATE 2014, Tritriangle, Chicago, IL, USA
STREETLIGHT, RomanSusan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2013
versus Reality, LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Streetside Media, San Diego Media Arts Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Cinethesia Feminist Film Festival, Varsity Center For The Arts, Carbondale, IL, USA
My story, Nouspace Gallery and Media Lounge, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA

2012
Intertwingularity, Tritriangle, Chicago, IL, USA The fifth wall, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, USA
PEOPLE VS. SPACE, Richard Gray Gallery Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
LATARXPO, Maclean Center, Chicago, IL, USA

 

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

Guest Lecture, Honors Seminar: Biotechnology and Art, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2017
Workshop & Artist Talk “Simulacra and Media”, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2017
Artist Talk, Arts Encounters: Exploring Arts Literacy in 21st Century, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2017
Artist Talk “In-between Real and Virtual: Seesawing Identities”, Unidentified Unidentified, 17717, Seoul, South Korea, 2015
Artist Talk “Artivism: Video Art and Feminism”, Socially Engaged Pedagogy in the Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2015
Artist Talk, Hygienic Gallery, New London, CT, USA, 2014
Panel Discussion, Varsity Center For The Arts, Carbondale, IL, USA, 2013
Workshop "Codeblocks: How to utilize Computer Vision technologies to make art", SAIC, Chicago, IL, USA, 2012

 

RESIDENCY & AWARDS

Clifton Webb Fine Arts Scholarship, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2016 -2017
160over90 Award, 160over90, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2014
University Fellowship, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2014 - 2017
Registration Fee Grant, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2014 - 2015
Launch Invitational Residency, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL, USA, 2013

 

EXPERIENCE

Teaching Associate, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, 2016 - present
Teaching Assistant, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, 2014 - 2015
Digital Media Mentor, Convergence Academies, Chicago, IL, USA, 2013 - 2014
 - Investing in Innovation (i3) U.S. Department of Education grant project
Multimedia Editor | Video Journalist, F Newsmagazine, Chicago, IL, USA, 2012 - 2013
Audio Visual Technician, Instructional Resources and Facilities Management, SAIC, Chicago, IL, USA, 2012
Teaching Assistant, Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art at SAIC, Chicago, IL, USA, 2012