M.F.A., Photography, Yale University School of Art
Assistant Professor of Photography; School of Art, Media, and Technology; Parsons The New School for Design Media Contact Information:
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Arthur Ou works in photography, sculpture, and installation. He deploys photography within the contexts of these differing elements to elicit questions concerning modernism, assimilation, historiography and documentation. His work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, London, Vancouver, Innsbruck, Berlin, Dresden and Beijing; and in publications including Aperture, Blind Spot, Art On Paper, Art in America, and The Photograph As Contemporary Art (Thames & Hudson). He has published critical texts in Aperture, Afterall.org, Artforum.com, Bidoun, Foam, Fantom, Words Without Pictures, and X-Tra. Ou initiated the biennial New School conference, The Photographic Universe.
- Core Studio: Thesis
- Photo Topics
- Grad Core Critique
- Conceptual Processes: Contemporary Strategies
- Photography as Expanded Media
He has exhibited internationally, most recently in “Photography Is Magic!” curated by Charlotte Cotton as part of the 2012 Daegu Photography Biennial, in Korea. Other selected solo exhibitions include To Preserve, To Elevate, To Cancel at Hudson Franklin in New York (2007), On Every New Thing There Lies Already the Shadow of Annihilation at IT Park Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan (2005), and Faces at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2000). He was also included in the 2006 Taipei Biennial, Dirty Yoga, curated by Dan Cameron.