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Jennifer Moon (they/she; b. 1973, Lafayette, Indiana; lives and works in Los Angeles) is an artist, adventurer, and revolutionary. Moon received their MFA from Art Center College of Design in 2002 and BA from University of California, Los Angeles in 1996. The foundation of Moon’s practice is The Revolution, a “way of liberatory worlding” guided by two principles: abundance and expansiveness. Moon has had solo exhibitions at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles (2018); Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena (2018); Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles (2017); Equitable Vitrines, Los Angeles (2014); and Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland (2013). Selected group exhibitions include AHL Foundation, New York (2019); Tina Kim Gallery, New York (2018); Southern Exposure, San Francisco (2016); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2014); and Courtesy, Paris, France (2013). Moon has performed at The Getty Center, Los Angeles (2019); Onomatopee, Eindhoven, Netherlands (2017); LA><ART, Los Angeles (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); Human Resources, Los Angeles (2016); and Machine Project, Los Angeles (2015). Moon is the recipient of a Creative Capital Award (2022, with The Revolution School); the Harpo Foundation Grant for Visual Artists (2020); AHL Foundation Award (2019), Korean Arts Foundation of America Award (2016), the Alpert/Ucross Residency Prize (2015), the Mohn Public Recognition Award (2014) at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. 2014, and the CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists (2013).

Jennifer Moon (they/she; b. 1973, Lafayette, Indiana; lives and works in Los Angeles) is an interdisciplinary life-artist whose work investigates the co-production of organizing systems (social systems, institutional structures, power relations, scientific theories, emotional frameworks, etc.) and how these various systems are entangled, co-constituted, performed, and perpetuated through bodies (human, nonhuman, material, immaterial). Drawing from queer life, science, self-help, popular culture, the deeply personal, and fantasy, Moon’s work mobilizes possibilities to reconfigure our relationship to power, to reignite the social and political imaginaries, and to stimulate change beyond binaries, hierarchies, and capital.

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