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  • Ka-Man Tse

    Assistant Professor of Photography


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    Ka-Man Tse


    Ka-Man Tse is a photographer, video artist and educator.  She received an MFA from Yale University, and a BA from Bard College. Her monograph, narrow distances, was published by Candor Arts in July 2018.    She was a 2019 Artist Residence at Light Work in Syracuse, NY.  She has exhibited her work at the Lianzhou Foto Festival in Guangdong, China; Para Site in Hong Kong, the WMA Masters Exhibition, Transition, in Hong Kong, the 2016 Hong Kong Contemporary Film Festival, and Videotage's Both Sides Now III – Final Frontiers in Hong Kong.   U.S. based exhibitions include the Museum of Chinese in America in New York, the Bronx Museum of the Arts; the Palm Springs Art Museum, Cornell University, Alfred University, Capricious Gallery, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and the Eighth Veil in Los Angeles. She has mounted solo shows at Aperture in New York, Lumenvisum in Hong Kong, the Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh, PA, the New York Public Library, and Eaton Workshop in Hong Kong.    She is the recipient of the 2018 Aperture Portfolio Prize, a 2017-2018 Research Award from Yale University Fund for Lesbian and Gay Studies, and the  2014-2015 Robert Giard Fellowship in Photography.  She taught at Yale University School of Art from 2013-2018, and is currently full-time faculty at Parsons. In 2018, she co-curated Daybreak: New Affirmations in Queer Photography at the Leslie-Lohman Museum with Matt Jensen.    Her photographs have been featured in Aperture Magazine, Art Asia Pacific, i-d, dazed,  Nueva Luz, Papersafe Magazine, NEWSPAPER, The New York Times, The New Yorker,  Monocole, Capricious Magazine, O Magazine, Salon, Huffington Post, Slate, Hyphen Magazine, Time Out New York, Time Out Hong Kong, and Ming Pao Weekly.  

    Degrees Held

    BA, MFA

    Current Courses

    Core Studio: Thesis 1

    Core Studio: Thesis 1 (Fall 2019)

    Core Studio: Thesis 2

    Independent Study

    Landscape & Space (Fall 2019)

    Queer Visuality

    Race & Representation

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