About


 

Sara Se jin Chang (Sara van der Heide), 1977 is born in Busan, South Korea and currently lives and works in Amsterdam and Brussels. She was an artist in residence at ISCP, New York (2007); at WIELS, Brussels (2016). She has been a (guest-) teacher at various art schools (a.o. De Ateliers, and the Rietveld Academie). From 2016 onward she is part of the Piet Zwart MFA Fine Arts tutorial team.

Sara Sejin Chang her practice consists of political and poetic interventions, drawing series, performances and films through which she proposes a more inclusive modernity. Subject of her works are reflections on the nation state, the position of people of colour in the western modern society, gender and art history itself. Her works develop and unfold over a longer period, the cycle of a year, the period of reign.

One of her projects is: The German Library Pyongyang

Exhibitions/Performance/Screenings: She has amongst others participated in various exhibitions and performed at the following venues: at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam; the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; the 1st Asia Biennial/the 5th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou; The School of Kyiv: Leipzig Class. Seminar: Politics of Form, Part of the Kyiv Biennial; the 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney; the 11th Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale, Incheon; KIOSK, Gent; M HKA, Antwerp; If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, various locations; De Pont, Tilburg; Fondazione Giuliani, Rome; De Appel, Amsterdam; Marres, Maastricht; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Temporary Gallery, Cologn; De Vleeshal, Middelburg; 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam; Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; Kunstverein Amsterdam; Espai d'art Contemporani de Castelló, Spain