Bio and Statement - Kacy Jung


Kuo-Chen (Kacy) Jung is a digital photography and mixed media artist who was born in Taiwan and currently lives in San Francisco. A few years ago, she was a scientist studying cancer biology and received her master degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Driven by the desire to create her own expression, Kacy started a journey to pursues her dream of being an artist. Kacy is currently an MFA candidate at San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco City. Her works have been shown in Long Island City in New York, Durham city in North Carolina,  San Francisco in California, and Taipei city in Taiwan.


Through photography, mixed media sculptures, and site-specific installations, I investigate the way identity is constructed and reassembled during the process of socialization. I believe that no one is immune to the influences of their surrounding environments, from close social groups such as relatives, friends to intangible superstructures such as culture and ideologies. By using my experience as a starting point, I analyze the negotiation, interconnectedness, and the power dynamics that exist between the individual and society.

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