Wu Tsang is an artist, performer, and filmmaker based in Los Angeles who works with the voice as a medium and representational metaphor. In 2012, Tsang was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Tsang’s first feature WILDNESS premiered at MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight, and won the Grand Jury Prize for Outstanding Documentary at Outfest in Los Angeles. Tsang’s work has also been featured in the Whitney Biennial, Hammer Museum’s biennial, New Museum Triennial, Gwangju Biennial, The Tate Modern, Stedelijk Museum, and MOCA, Los Angeles. Her recent short YOU’RE DEAD TO ME premiered on PBS and won the 2014 Imagen Award for Best Short. Tsang was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2018 by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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