Paul Chan | the artist




The artist Paul Chan
Born 1973, Hong Kong, China.
Lives and works in New York, USA.

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Two digital video works by Paul Chan engage us in the dual passions that are at the center of his world: art and political activism…
BAGHDAD IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER is an ambient video essay of life in Baghdad before the invasion and occupation. Men dance, women draw and sufis sing as they await the coming of another war…
American artist Paul Chan has achieved international acclaim for his drawings, videos and installations that blend a novel drawing aesthetic with philosophical reflections on politics, religion, sex and life today…
Chan’s work in video and digital art has been exhibited worldwide for the past several years. He has lectured and taught in the Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, among other institutions…
This exhibition marks the American premiere of Paul Chan’s complete series “The 7 Lights,” offering a unique occasion to explore the practice of a New York-based artist whose work engages such fundamental themes as politics, poetry, war, death, and desire.


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