The Department of Comparative Literature, the Concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media, and the Program in General Education present “THE BEAUTY OF TYRANNY” by YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES.
A live lecture/performance by Seoul's innovative Internet artists, known worldwide for their satiric, poetic text-based artworks. Zoom link: 162-245-006
YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES (yhchang.com) is Young-hae Chang (Korea) and Marc Voge (USA). Based in Seoul, they have written their signature animated texts set to their own music in 26 languages and shown many of them at some of the major art institutions in the world, including Tate, London, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Whitney Museum and New Museum, New York. They have been in the Venice and São Paulo Biennials, won the Webby Award for best art website, received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant, and been Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Creative Arts Fellows. M+, in Hong Kong, has acquired an ensemble of all of their past and future work, YHCHANG.COM. See one of their works, IT’S A BEAUTIFUL AUTUMN DAY TO RUN FOR YOUR LIFE, here.
Photo Credit: Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries, 2017, installation view, Adobe Flash animation (courtesy of the artists and the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco)