Phil Chang

Solo Exhibitions

2014

Pictures, Chromogenic and Pigment, M+B, Los Angeles, CA

2012

Cache, Active, LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA
Studio, Affect, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

2014

Aggregate Exposure, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA, curated by Jennah Ward (forthcoming October)
Tip The Wink,
The Institute of Jamais Vu, London, curated by Short House
Process, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Material Object, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Justin Cole

2013

Page 179, Artforum, September 2013, Brennan & Griffin, New York
Influenced by the Sun, Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Peter Bartlett
Alchemical, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, curated by Kevin Moore
Endless Bummer II / Still Bummin,’ Marlborough Chelsea, New York, curated by Drew Heitzler & Jan Tumlir
Inaugural Exhibition, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
The Black Mirror, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, curated by James Welling and Diane Rosenstein, associate curator Farrah Karapetian
Flicker, Control Room, Los Angeles, curated by Jan Tumlir

2012

The Crystal Chain, Invisible Exports, New York, NY, curated by Matthew Porter and Hannah Whitaker
Megabodega, Family Business, New York, NY, curated by Victoria Yee How
Woman, Laughing, Isolation Room/Gallery Kit, St. Louis, MO

2011

Second Story | New Editions, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
No More Reality, Creatures of Comfort, New York, NY, organized by Textfield, Inc.
Sing Me To Sleep, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Soo Kim

2010

Young Curators, New Ideas III, P•P•O•W, New York, NY

2009

Beyond Process, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY
The Awful Parenthesis, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Aram Moshayedi
Palomar: Experimental Photography, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY
Ooga Booga Reading Room, The Swiss Institute, New York, NY, curated by Wendy Yao

2008

The World Is All That Is The Case, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY
When It’s A Photograph, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Soo Kim
I Am I A Killer, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Intersections, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2006

Best Played With A Straight Face, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY
Rose Bowl Flea Market Biennale, CLANCCO and Outpost For Contemporary Art, Pasadena, CA
New American Talent: 21, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX, curated by Aimee Chang

2005

Supersonic 2005, Los Angeles Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Shipping & Receiving, Armory Northwest/965, Pasadena, CA
FIVE, Scalo Project Space, New York, NY
Some Notes On Personal Acts That Other People Perform, Lime Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA
Crossfade, Teoretica Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica

2004

After Komoru Shinako, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
MFA Mid-Residency Show, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
GPS: Cypress Park, Los Angeles, CA

2003

December Test, South La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
November Test, D301 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2002

Home Series, Grand Central Art Center, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

Bibliography

2014

Sharon Mizota, “The Focus Cleverly Blurs in ‘Soft Target’ at M+B,” Los Angeles Times, August 22
Farrah Karapetian, “Theatrical Photographs,” nonsite.org, May 2
Jen Graves, “Currently Hanging: The Unveiling of Phil Chang’s Photogram,” The Stranger, May 8
Michael Upchurch, “Photo Center NW’s ‘Process’ Is About More Than Images,” The Seattle Times, March 28
Gina Luna, “Process: PCNW Welcomes New Photography Exhibition,” The Capitol Hill Times, March 13
Rebecca Robertson, “Expired Photo Materials Find New Life in Contemporary Photography,” ARTnews, February 17

2013

Charlotte Cotton, C-Photo: Photographicness, Volume 7
Vince Aletti, “Goings On About Town: Art – Alchemical,” The New Yorker, July
Travis Diehl, “The Black Mirror,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Pick, February
Leah Ollman, “Black As Everything and Nothing at Diane Rosenstein,” Los Angeles Times, January 31

2012

Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, “Phil Chang,” Artforum, Summer
James Welling, “Associations for Phil Chang,” nonsite.org, April 17
Walter Benn Michaels, Meaning & Affect: Phil Chang’s Cache, Active, LA><ART, March
Carmen Winat, “Affective Turns?,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Pick, March
Sharon Mizota, “Phil Chang at LA><ART,” Los Angeles Times, March 23
Jan Tumlir, “Dark-Side Minimalism,” X-Tra, Fall, Vol. 15, No. 1
Blind Spot, Issue 45, May, edited by Matthew Porter and Hannah Whitaker
Rebekah Modrak & Bill Anthes, Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice, Resources & Artists Listing, Routledge
Christine Haroutounian, “In View of Affect: An Interview with Phil Chang,” Graphite, April 6
Catherine Wagley, “Phil Chang: Studio, Affect,” Snapshots, Photograph, July 31
Geoff Tuck, “Notes On Looking,” April 7

2011

Jane Herman, “Now Selling”, T Magazine, The New York Times,  July 27
Mia Kim, “No More Reality,” The Wild, July
Noel Rodo-Vankeulen, “Books About Photo and Photos About Text,” iheartphotograph, April 13
Geoff Tuck, “Notes On Looking,” January 5

2010

Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, “500 Words”, Artforum.com, May 13
Sarah Bay Williams, “Three Photo Books and One Book On Photo,” Unframed, May 21
Liu Congyun, “Phil Chang, Interview,” Photo World, Xinhua News Agency, September
Geoff Tuck, “Notes On Looking,” November 11

2009

Vince Aletti, “Galleries – Chelsea,” The New Yorker, June 22
Aimee Walleston, “Photography Wow,” T Magazine, The New York Times, June 5
Seth Curcio, “Palomar: Experimental Photography,” Daily Serving, June 5

2008

When It’s A Photograph, Catalog, Otis College of Art & Design, November
Kim Biel, “I Am I A Killer,” Artweek, October
Nicholas Grider, “Interview with Phil Chang,” iheartphotograph, April 29

2007

Chris Balaschak, “2007 Works

2006

New American Talent: 21, Catalog, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2005

Farid Matuk, “Less So The Man: Chang’s Some Notes On Personal Acts That Other People Perform”

Publications

2010

Phil Chang, Four Over One, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, design by Jonathan Maghen, May

Academic Positions & Appointments

2007 – Present

Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, University of California, Los Angeles
Lecturer, Photography Program, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA

Artist Talks & Lectures

2014

Panelist, Artists in L.A.: The Expanded Field and Photographic Possibilities, photo L.A., organized by Calvin Lee and moderated by John Tain
Panelist, Material Object, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles moderated by Jonathan Griffin
Artist Lecture, Department of Photography & Imaging, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
Artist Lecture, Advanced Photography, University of Southern California, instructor Lincoln Tobier
Artist Lecture, Department of Art and Art History, University of California, Davis
Artist Lecture, Department of Art History, University of Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina

2013

Office Hours, LA><ART, Los Angeles, organized by Eric Golo Stone
Panelist, The Language of Photography, Palm Springs Photo Festival, Palm Springs, organized and moderated by Michelle Dunn Marsh
Artist Lecture, Advanced Painting Course, California State University, Los Angeles, instructor Tim Ebner

2012

Artist Lecture, Department of Art, University of California, Riverside
Panelist, A Discussion On Aesthetics, Affect and Issues of Value in Contemporary Art, LA><ART, Los Angeles
Panelist, Exhibition Research Forum, Los Angeles, organized by Eric Golo Stone

2011

Artist Lecture, Los Angeles Art Now, Antioch University, Los Angeles, instructor Justin Cole

2010

Panelist with Britt Salvesen and Patterson Beckwith, Art Catalogues at LACMA, Los Angeles
Artist Lecture, Photography Now, University of California, Los Angeles Extension Program, instructor João Enxuto

2009

Artist Lecture, Summer Art Institute, Department of Art, University of California, Los Angeles, instructor Micol Hebron

2008

Artist Lecture, When It’s A Photograph, Otis College of Art & Design
Panelist, 2008 Resident Artist and Architect Critiques, MAK Center for Art and Architecture
Guest Lecture, Professional Practices, Otis College of Art & Design, instructors Linda Burnham & Soo Kim

2007

Artist Lecture, Visiting Artist Course, Art Center College of Art & Design, instructor Soo Kim

Essays & Articles

2013

Phil Chang: Cache, Active – Conversation with James Welling,” Aperture, Spring, #210

2011

Interview with Walter Benn Michaels on Photography and Politics”, non-site.org, Issue 2, June 12; iheartphotograph, May 31

2010

1 Image 1 MinuteX-Tra, Volume 12, Number 2, Winter 2010, organized by Micol Hebron

2009

“Dead and Alive,” Words Without Pictures, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, May

2008

Conversation With Charlotte Cotton and Phil Chang,” When It’s A Photograph, Otis College of Art & Design, November

Curatorial Projects

2014

Soft Target, M+B, Los Angeles, CA, co-organized with Matthew Porter

2012

Affective Turns?, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Seeing Sight, LACE Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

Grants & Rewards

2005

The Ahmanson Foundation Award

2003

California Institute of the Arts Grant

Education

2005

M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1997

B.A., University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

Collections

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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