Vanessa Chang

As a curator, writer, scholar, and educator, Vanessa Chang builds communities and conversations about art, technology, and human bodies. She is a lecturer in Visual & Critical Studies at California College of the Arts. She has also been lead curator with CODAME Art + Tech, and a curatorial resident 2019-2020 at SOMArts Cultural Center. She also serves on the board of the Immersive Arts Alliance. Dr. Chang holds a Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, where she was a Geballe Fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center, and also ran the Graphic Narrative Project, a research workshop and event series dedicated to comics. She's curated Recoding CripTech at SOMArts Cultural Center, Intersections at the Leonardo Convening at Fort Mason Center for the Arts, and Artobots, a festival of art, automation, and artificial intelligence. Her writing has been published in Wired, Slate, Los Angeles Review of Books, Journal of Visual Culture, Popular Music, and Animation: an interdisciplinary journal, among other venues.

California College of the Arts
San Francisco, United States
Focus area: Sound, Music, Digital, Art History, Theory, Philosophy, Architecture, Urban Planning, Built Environment, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Sculpture, Spacial, Cultural Practices, Social Practice, Surveillance, Security, Wearables, Electronics, Connected self, Video, Film, Systems, Writing, Literature, Poetry, Performance Art, Theater, Dance, Choreography, Culture, Sociology