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Simon Wu

Simon Wu is an artist based in New York. He is the Program Coordinator for The Racial Imaginary Institute and a graduate of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. 

At the Institute of Contemporary Art Virginia Commonwealth University, the artist cobbles together filmic and digital imagery to form spiritual beings

BY Simon Wu | 12 MAY 22

Simon Wu considers how the artist’s shiny sculptural configurations reflect the art world’s taste back at itself

BY Simon Wu | 28 APR 22

At Grimm, New York, the Peruvian artist presents a body of work that asks us to defang our baleful understandings of ghosts

BY Simon Wu | 11 JAN 22

In a series of sculptures and installation works, the artist unpacks the self-destructive consequences of their faith in the solidarity of cisgender white men

BY Simon Wu | 08 OCT 21

At the New Museum, the exhibition, conceived by the late curator Okwui Enwezor, is a sobering look at the realities of Black grief, but fails to address its root cause

BY Simon Wu | 29 APR 21

At Artists Space, New York, a retrospective of the collective’s body of work reminisces on the punkish criticality of the 1990s 

BY Simon Wu | 27 JAN 21

At Essex Street, New York, the artist presents an array of prefabricated objects through the lens of disability and chronic illness

BY Simon Wu | 15 OCT 20

The artist’s online project enacts a daily fantasy of revenge – or reparation – for the Western history of institutional racism and colonialism

BY Simon Wu | 18 AUG 20

The Asian-American designers embrace alienation as an integral aspect of identity

BY Simon Wu | 22 NOV 19