Kacy Jung is a Taiwanese visual artist working with photography, photo-sculpture, and site-specific installation based in San Francisco. Before she began her journey in art at San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), she was halfway through a Ph.D. program in biomedical science when she decided to walk out of the laboratory to pursue her lifetime dream.
Kacy's works have been shown/awarded internationally. She is the acceptant of the Harlan Jackson Diversity Scholarship and Headlands Affiliate Artist Program. Her works have been shown at The Untitled Space Gallery in New York, Hastings College in Nebraska, Berkeley Art Museum in California, and multiple galleries in the USA and Taiwan. She is currently participating in a year-long Studio Artist Program at Root Division Gallery in San Francisco, CA, USA.
Through photography and mixed-media sculpture, I investigate the way identity is constructed and reassembled during socialization. The subject often intertwines with the manipulative nature of the capitalist system.
The combination of digital photography, the softness, mesh-like fabric, and resin creates a novel visual language that not only represents this distorted world but also reflects the downside of specialization and alienation on a personal level.