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Ellen Y. Chang

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M.A. in Cinema Studies, New York University
M.A. in Cinema Studies, Ohio University
B.A. in English, National Central University, Taiwan

ellen y. chang is a curator, filmmaker, and PhD scholar in video art/installation and cinema at the University of Washington.

In her academic research, she has been exploring the transactional encounter between contemporary Taiwanese video art/installation, cinema, and popular culture as a process of aesthetic decolonization. Her recent work on sound and audio walks sees this relationship as borne out of the island’s complex historical relationship with China. As a simultaneous theorist and a practitioner, ellen is moving towards more engaged, sensitive and practical understandings of how multimedia art reflects the (re-)occurring themes of everyday politics across international geographies.

ellen is currently interning with the curatorial department of the Seattle Art Museum for the Asian Art Museum’s reopening exhibition in 2019.

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