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Bolt Residency

Hương Ngô

Hương Ngô, Not Yet Titled, 2016, Digital Photograph
Hương Ngô, Not Yet Titled, 2016, Digital Photograph

Hương Ngô is an interdisciplinary artist and educator.

She is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she studied Art & Technology, and recently a fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program. Her research-based process is often collaborative and integrates practices of radical pedagogy and feminist and post-colonial theory. She was recently awarded the prestigious Fulbright US Scholar Grant in Vietnam to continue a research-based project begun while at the Archives Nationales d'Outre Mer in Aix-en-Provence based on the surveillance records of anti-colonial organizer and proto-feminist Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai.

She has presented her solo and collaborative work at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the New Museum, Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, Momenta Art, Vox Populi, the Queens Museum, The Kitchen, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Tate Modern, the National Gallery in Prague through the 2005 International Prague Art Biennial, amongst many other artist-run and non-profit spaces. She is the recipient of the 2011 Rhizome Commission (with Fantastic Futures), has been in residence through the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council,  SOMA Mexico, the Camargo Foundation, and Latitude.

Upcoming exhibitions include a two-person exhibition with Hồng-Ân Trương at Nhà Sàn Collective in Hanoi, July 2016, Hidden Assembly (curated by Yaelle Amir), which will debut at SPACES in Cleveland, OH and travel to Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, OR, and two solo shows at the DePaul Art Museum (curated by Julie Rodrigues-Widholm) and The Franklin in 2017.

Resident year: 
2016-2017
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident