Shuwan (b.1994) is a visual artist who lives and works in New York City. She received a BA in Sociology from the Australian National University (2016) and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts (2022). Her work explores the bridge between physical and digital spaces, objects, and experiences. She uses digital data from an archive of glitched images to make new photographs and sculptures with modeling software and machine learning to explore the vision of the future. She discovers new possibilities for what a glitch can generate, such as digital and physical objects, as well as the relationship between fragility and stability, machine-made and handmade, traditional photography making, and alternative processes in a metabolic way.


Experiences

2022 09  SITUASIAN, LanlanLi Medical Aesthetics Centre, Xiamen, China
2022 06  MFA thesis show 2022, SVA Chelsea Gallery
2022 04  Island of Light, 559w 23rd st, New York
2022 03  
Now + Here, East Village Art Collection, New York

2021 11  
Photo Journal Moday, Musee Magazine

2020 08 
iidrr.com
2020 06 
Looking Back, Stepping Forward, Nanjing Tech Week
2020 05 
Abstractions, Loosenart
2020 03 
Consciousness of Abstraction, ARC Gallery

2019 09 
Color, BWAC
2019 09 
Creative Mosaic, Plaxall Gallery
2019 09 
2019 International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention
2019 07 
Prisma Art Prize Finalist
2019 06 
People’s Choice Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery



Education

2022  MFA Photography Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts
2017   Photography & PR and Advertising, London College of Communication
2016  BA Major Sociology Minor  Japanese, The Australian National University



Photobook: Glitches (0,0) November 2021 ︎view





















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