Taehee

taehee is a Korean American transdisciplinary artist whose work explores themes related to the fluidity of kinship, queer body, and grief with computational imaging and publishing. They are a founder of Hyperlink Press (2018-2022) and anti-bone (2023-current). They are a current MFA in Graphic Design candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University. They have completed their BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016.They collaborated with various institutions such as Eyebeam, Abrons Art Center, Asian Art Archive in America, MoMA PS1, Booklyn Inc, Yellow Jackets Collective, and Bubble T. They are also a founder of Hyperlink Press, a publication project inspired by the early 2000s queer online communities in South Korea.


Curriculum Vitae
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions

    • 2022

      Wake Me Up (inside)

      Blade Study, New York, NY

    • 2019

      Walking to my grandfather's mount

      UBOI, Tucson, AZ

    • Night in the Museum: Lunar New Year collaboration with Bubble_T & Koji Yamamoto

      MoMA PS1, Brooklyn, NY

    • Taehee Whang: Imagining Alternative Archive

      Space 1&2 Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

  • Selected Group Exhibitions

    • 2021

      Review Retrospective, AirSpace Residency Group Exhibition

      Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY

    • Printed Matter + EXILE Books,

      NADA Miami, Miami, FL

    • Queer / Feminist / Praxis: Intersections of Performance, Visual Arts, and Activism

      Korea and the Korean Diaspora Virtual Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

    • PracticePracticePractice

      Space illi Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

    • 2020

      No Space Just A Place: Eterotopia

      Daelim Museum, Seoul, South Korea

    • 2019

      Non-Photo Pencil Blues

      Office-Space2, New Brunswick, NJ

    • Butter My Bread

      Chashama, New York, NY

    • Landscape X Olympia

      Elsewhere Loft, Brooklyn, NY

    • 2018

      Spring/Break Art Show: Our Great Leader Will Nuke You curated by Son Kit& An/other NY

      Spring/break Art Show, New York, NY

    • Endless Biennial

      The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

    • 2016

      Peace Among Savages

      Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

    • Endless Biennial

      The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

    • 2015

      Fever Dream

      Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI

  • Fairs

    • 2023

      Press Play Zine Fair

      Brooklyn, NY

    • QTZ Fest 2023

      Providence, RI

    • New Jersey Art Book Fair

      Jersey City, NJ

    • 2022

      New York Art Book Fair

      New York, NY

    • East Village Zine Fair

      New York, NY

    • 2021

      Vancouver Art Book Fair

      Vancouver, Canada

    • Emergence Zine Fair

      Soft Surplus, New York, NY

    • Brooklyn Art Book Fair

      Brooklyn, NY

    • Secret Summer Sundays

      Secret Riso Club, Brooklyn, NY

    • Summer Zine Party Public Assistant X Cooper Garden

      Brooklyn, NY

    • 8 Ball Zine x Printed Matter Spring Zine Fair,

      New York, NY

    • Zine COOP HK Virtual Zine Fair

      Hong Kong, Online

    • Printed Matter Virtual Art Book Fair

      Virtual

    • 2020

      Betty Art Book Fair

      Virtual

    • Virtual Brooklyn Art Book Fair

      Virtual

    • Sounds About Riso

      Lucky Risograph

    • 2019

      NY Queer Zine Fest

      Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY

    • Papi Juice Market

      Elsewhere, Brooklyn, NY

    • Press Play 2019 Fair

      Pioneer Works, Brooklyn

    • 2018

      New York Tech Zine Fair

      School For Poetic Computation, New York, NY

    • Brooklyn Art Book Fair

      Endless Editions, Brooklyn, NY

    • Yellow Jackets Collective: Queer Lunar New Year Party

      Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NY

  • Awards & Grants

    • 2021

      Queens Arts Fund Award

      Queens Council On The Arts, Queens, NY

    • City Artists Corps Grant

      NYFA, New York, NY

    • 2020

      Shannon Michael Cane Award Recipient

      Printed Matter, LA Art Book Fair, Los Angeles, CA

  • Publications

    • 2023

      Cyberfeminism Index

      Mindy Seu, Inventory Press

    • 2021

      MODA Critical Review Issue 2, MA in Modern and Contemporary Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies program

      Columbia University

    • Best! Letters from Asian Americans in the arts Anthology,

      Hyperlink Press, Paper Monument, n+1

    • 2020

      “Perfect Love”, Ariana Martinez

      BBC Radio 3

    • 2019

      “The Ancestral Turn”, David Xu Borgonjon,

      ArtAsiaPacific

    • The Future Host: “Nominating the New Dead”

      Hypergraphic

    • Femme Cryptocurrency of My Mother’s Mother and Silkworms

      Money Zine, The Bettys

    • 2018

      Our Own Pantheon

      They/US Magazine

    • AAWW: “Folds and Staples: When DIY Publishing Makes a Community”

      The Margins, Asian American Writer’s Workshop

    • MUFF 03: THE ANIMAL ISSUE

      Muff Mag

    • Chess

      SPORTS, Endless Editions

  • Residencies

    • 2022

      More Art Engaging Artists Fellowship

      More Art, New York, NY

    • Culturehub Residency,

      Culturehub, New York, NY

    • 2021

      Visual Artist AIRspace Residency

      Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

    • 2016

      RISD Museum Fellowship

      RISD Museum, Providence, RI

  • Artists Talks & Workshops

    • 2024

      Trans-ition Trans-cendence: 3D interactive web space as a mutable narrative platform

      LENS: AIGA DEC Symposium, New York, NY

    • Artist's Talk

      Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

    • 2023

      O+M lecture: Student Research Presentation

      VCU, Richmond, VA

    • 2022

      Blender Research Workshop

      VCU, Richmond, VA

    • 2021

      Conversation with Hyperlink Press: Queer/Feminist/Praxis for TransAsia

      Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

    • Asian American Publishing

      UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

    • My Favorite Book

      Booklyn, Brooklyn, NY

    • Best! Letters from Asian Americans in the Arts Panel

      Printed Matter Art Book Fair, New York, NY

    • MFA Design Seminar,

      California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

    • Zines, Community & Activism

      Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

    • Navigating Queer Spaces in Seoul: by Hyperlink Press and STEAK FILM

      Brooklyn Art Book Fair, Brooklyn, NY

    • 2020

      Being Apart, Being Together

      Culturehub, NY Panelist

    • Painting Graduate Seminar

      Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

    • POWRPLNT Sanctuary

      POWRPLNT, New York, NY

    • 2017

      AAA in America Facilitator

      Asian Art Archive Leadership Camp

  • Education

    • 2024

      Masters of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

      Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

    • 2016

      Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting

      Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

    • 2015

      Painting/Printmaking & Contemporary Art History

      University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK