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Young Joon Kwak

Born in 1984, Queens, United States

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States


Young Joon Kwak (born 1984) is an artist and musician based in Los Angeles. Much of their work focuses on queer bodies, how they have been represented in art history, and how they form communities. They have exhibited and performed at Art Museums around the world. Kwak is the lead singer in the band Xina Xurner, and a founding member of the collective Mutant Salon. Kwak's Sculptural work has been exhibited locally and internationally. They have described the work as investigating “traditional pa...Read more