Charged: Sougwen Chung

A conversation with the experimental artist who blurs the boundaries between light, sound, space and software

Sougwen Chung has always had an affinity for computers and digital technology. The artist had her first website at the age of ten—”an oddly personal site,” she recalls. In addition to the language of code, Chung is also conversant in music. Her father, an opera singer, made sure that his children had instruments in their hands at a very young age. Growing up in Toronto, …

2014 Drawing Now Paris

Illustrations that transcend paper at the world's leading dedicated art fair

The eighth edition of Drawing Now Paris, the art fair dedicated to contemporary illustration, proved that drawing is not dead and, furthermore, showed that the medium is sprawling and verging into other forms of visual art. Evolving to include 3D objects, writing, monochrome painting and involving rhythmic gestures, this year’s event confirmed unequivocally, as a few of our favorite picks from the fair demonstrate: drawing …