The Bartlett School of Architecture


Performance Interactions: Sougwen Chung

22 June 2020, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

AAR: Augmented Acoustic Realities, by Qianhua Fu, Design for Performance & Interaction student 2019.

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Ruairi Glynn


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About this series

Performance Interactions is a weekly lecture series that focuses on robotics, machine learning and curation. Lectures take place every Monday.

This series is organised by Ruairi Glynn, Programme Director of Design for Performance & Interaction MArch.

Speaker biography

Sougwen Chung’s work explores the mark-made-by-hand and the mark-made-by-machine as an approach to understanding the dynamics of humans and systems.

Sougwen is a former research fellow at MIT’s Media Lab and a pioneer in the field of human-machine collaboration. In 2019, she was selected as the Woman of the Year in Monaco for achievement in the Arts & Sciences. Her speculative critical practice spans performance, installation and drawings which have been featured in numerous exhibitions at museums and galleries around the world. 

In 2018 Sougwen was an inaugural E.A.T. Artist in Resident in partnership with New Museum and Bell Labs and was awarded a commission for her project Omnia per Omnia. In 2016, she received Japan Media Art’s Excellence Award in for her project, Drawing Operations.

Check out Sougwen on Instagram.

Image: AAR: Augmented Acoustic Realities, by Qianhua Fu, Design for Performance & Interaction student 2019.