HUONG NGO
July 2015

Chicago, IL –Huong Ngo is an interdisciplinary artist, born in Hong Kong and based in the US and France. A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied art & technology and began a performance-based practice, she was a fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program (New York, NY) and a recent resident at the Camargo Foundation (Cassis, France) where she began research on the anti-colonial leader and proto-feminist Nguyen Thi Minh Khai at the Archives Nationale d’Outre Mer in Aix-en-Provence. Ngô recommenced this project while in residence at Latitude (Chicago, IL) specifically by examining the relationships among visual technologies, acts of translation, and gestures of resistance. She is continuing this project while in residence at Millay Colony, and in Vietnam, for which she recently received the Fulbright U.S. Scholars Grant. She will present a solo project at The Franklin (Chicago, IL) in 2016.

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