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Christopher K. Ho

Ho at work in his DUMBO studio. Image courtesy of the artist. Photo by Giada Paolini.

Winter Workspace 2019
Glyndor Gallery | January 2–February 17

A graduate of Cornell (B.F.A. and B.S.) and Columbia (M.Phil) Universities, Christopher K. Ho has exhibited at the Bronx Museum, Storm King Art Center, MASS MoCA, the Dallas Contemporary Art Center, the Queens Museum, Smack Mellon, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts and other institutions and galleries throughout the US and abroad. In addition to serving on the faculty of numerous art institutes throughout the East Coast, Ho has participated in artist residency programs at the New Museum, the Rauschenberg Foundation and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, to name a few.

Ho’s deeply conceptual practice engages with themes of global diaspora, mobility and privilege, as well as reverse migration and uneven de-colonialization. His work intersects ethics and selfhood, posing the question “How do I move through the world?” While at Wave Hill for the 2019 Winter Workspace program, Ho will focus on the dawn redwood and the late Hawaiian singer Don Ho’s hit song “Tiny Bubbles” to create work that rhymes cross-pollination with miscegenation, and up-rootedness with diaspora.

Dear John, 2017 (installation view), 55' x 20'; acrylic, carpet tiles, 3D-printed figurine, laser-etched glass blocks.

Learn more about the artist here.

Support for the Visual Arts Program is provided by Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Community Trust Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, and by the Cathy and Stephen Weinroth Commissioning Fund for the Arts.