Hong-An Truong, artist, writer, and, Asst. Professor in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, swung by the Carpentry Shop this afternoon to sit in on MFAEDA work reviews.
Hong-An Truong has been an artist-in-resident at the Center for Photography at Woodstock and the Visual Studies Workshop. Her photographs and videos have been shown at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum in Queens, the ISCP, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Laguna Art Museum, Torrance Art Museum, Oakland University Art Gallery, and DobaeBacsa Gallery in Seoul. Her work was included in1968: Then and Now at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2008 and screened at the PDX Documentary and Experimental Film Festival in 2009. Recent group shows include Art in General, Gallery 456 at the Chinese American Arts Council, both in New York, and a screening at DeSoto Gallery in Los Angeles. She was recently included in the group show, Perspectives: Carol Bove, Lena Herzog, Matthew Porter, Ed Templeton, Hong-An Truong at the International Center for Photography in New York. Truong received her MFA at the University of California, Irvine and was a studio fellow in the Whitney Independent Study Program.
Truong’s writing on Dinh Q. Le will be published in an upcoming catalog for his solo show at the Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia. Her writing on Yvonne Rainer was recently published by the journalContemporary Theater Review and will be featured in the upcoming bookPerforma 09. She currently writes for Idiom web magazine andArtslant.com. She is an Assistant Professor in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.