Naoco Wowsugi

Naoco Wowsugi an artist of Korean-Japanese descent and works with photography, video, and performance as forms of communication. Using interdisciplinary practices of visual art, local research, and community participation, she projects highlight and fortify everyday communal and interpersonal identities. Notable recent exhibitions and talks include “Fungus Among Us” at Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC (2019); “Open Engagement” at Queens Museum, Queens, NY (2018); “Ae Kai: A Culture Lab on Convergence,” presented by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center in Honolulu, HI (2017) ; and “The Outwin: American Portraiture Today,” at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (2016).