Chongha Peter Lee

Bio and CV

Chongha Peter Lee / Shi-Tay Wei / MC Love-Obvious-Lee is currently based out of New York and Washington, D.C. Most recently, he co-founded the “The Non-Binary Biennale”, a media assemblage which participated in the Wrong Biennale, and “BodyCam” – a VR work that was shown in Video Vortex as part of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale.

In 2016, he received his MFA in Transmedia at Syracuse University, as a co-founder of the Native Alienz Media-Co-op, creating uKnow, an art automation software that took part in the world's first VR biennale.

He was an integral member of the Planetary Research Assemblage, co-producing “The Impossible Dialogues Interface” for the Chile Architectural Biennale. He's currently an active producer of the Native Alienz Planetary Radio series and co-constructing O.U.R.S - the Opaque Universal Research System.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

::2017- Present - Advisor, Planetary Research Assemblage, NY

::2016 – Co-teacher, Syracuse University, NY

::2015 -- Director, Bridge Agency

::2015 – Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University, NY

::2014 – Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University, NY

::2013 – Visiting Artist, EAL, Bogota, Colombia

::2012 -- Co-teaching experimental media class at George Mason University

::2012 – Visiting Artist, Casita Maria, Bronx, NY

::2012 – Visiting Artist, American University

::2012 – Visiting Artist, University of Minnesota

 

EDUCATION

 

::2013  – Transmedia M.F.A. candidate at Syracuse University

::2007 to 2011 – George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, New Media BFA, with honors

 

EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES

 

::2017 - unidadinvestigacion / Colombia

::2017 - Wrong Biennale / Shanghai, China

::2017 - Fantasy Direct / Shanghai, China

::2017 - Rooftop Space / Shanghai, China

::2017 - Yeongma Land Charm Space / Seoul, Korea

::2017 - Syracuse Beech House Gallery / Syracuse, NY

::2017 - Black Metal Forest / Zagreb, Croatia

::2017 - Open Screen / Bihac, Bosnia

::2017 - After School / Toronto, Canada

::2017 - Video Vortex, Kochi Murizis Biennale / India

::2017 - Luxembourg City Film Festival / Luxembourg

::2017 - Why Are We / Washington, D.C.

::2016 - 40 Ounce Summit / Washington, D.C.

::2016 - Off the Wall / Fairfax, VA

::2016 - Violent Opaque / Shanghai, China

::2016 - Revolution/Revelation / Fairfax, VA

::2016 – Screendance Festival

::2015 – Peak Pink / Brooklyn, NY

::2015 – Videomovimiento / Bogota, Colombia

::2015 – From Nowhere / London, UK

::2015 – Inter-Americas Development Bank/ Washington, D.C. *

::2015 – SIGGRAPH Enhanced Vision / Los Angeles, California

::2015 – Flux Factory / Long Island City, NY

::2015 – Video Now! / Syracuse, NY

::2015 – Spark Performance / Syracuse, NY

::2015 – Screening Scholarship Media Festival / Pennsylvania

::2014 – Deformes Biennale / Valdivia, Chile*

::2014 – Georgetown GLOW / Georgetown, DC

::2014 – Missed Connections / Ballston, VA

::2014 – Manifeste / Montreal, Canada *

::2014 – Time-Based Lovers / Syracuse, NY

::2014 – Video Now! / Syracuse, NY

::2014 – Spark Performance / Syracuse, NY

::2013 – EAL / Bogota, Colombia

::2013 – Spark Video / Syracuse, NY

::2013 – Cross Culture / Fairfax, VA

::2013 – WPA Experimental Media Series / Washington, DC

::2013 – Universidad de Sergio Arboles / Bogota, Colombia

::2013 – Escuela de Arte y Letras / Bogota, Colombia

::2013 – Furthermore / Washington, DC

::2013 – EXCHANGED / Harrisonburg, VA

::2012 – Home in Casita Maria / Bronx, NY

::2012 – *The Ripple Effect in the Museum of the Americas / Washington, D.C.

::2012 – *Parks & Passages in the Goethe Institute / Washington, D.C.

::2012 – *Empowered at Prince George’s Community College / Maryland

::2012 – *Sculpting Outside the Lines for Arts in Foggy Bottom / Washington, D.C.

::2012 – *5×5 Public Art Project Commissioned by the D.C. Commission for the Arts & Humanities

::2011 – *Floating Utopia: Mobile Art Gallery Designs at Artisphere /Arlington

::2011 – Video commission for Artisphere ONE / Arlington

::2011- *MDE11 at the Museo De Antioquia / Medellin Colombia

::2011 – *Barcode Orchestra at Artisphere / Arlington

::2011 – *About Change at the World Bank / Washington, D.C.

::2011 – Open Source at Caroll Square Gallery / Washington, D.C.

::2011 – Experimental Media Series juried and curated by DJ Spooky / Washington, D.C.

::2010 – Riverviews Artspace Annual Juried Art Show / VA

*denotes collaborations

 

RESIDENCIES

::2017 -  Darknet Residency

::2017 -  Fantasy Direct Residency

::2017 -  Black Metal Forest Residency

::2016 -  Digital Artist Residency

 

AWARDS & PRESS

 

::2015-  Publication in Global Activism: Art and Conflict in the 21st Century / MIT Press*

::2011-  Publication in Mobile Home Project / Seoul, Korea*

::2011-  Review of Open Source at Caroll Square Gallery by The Washington City Paper – Link

::2011-  Review of About Change at the World Bank by The Pinkline Project – Link

::2010 –1st place Riverviews Artspace Annual Juried Art Show

::2010 –  We Love Music Marathon: Music Marathon Overload @ 2010 Sonic Circuits Festival – Link