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SYMRIN CHAWLA


CV






EDUCATION


2017


2012
MFA Design Media Arts, University of California Los Angeles  

BA Public Relations + Communication Design, University of Southern California
 


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS    * INDICATES SOLO SHOW


2018








2017


























2016
This Is A Pipe
The Old Arcade, Los Angeles

Property Psychics 2
In Lieu Gallery, Los Angeles

BLACK
Matte Projects, New York

Hard To Read
The Standard, Los Angeles

Overburden *
Navel, Los Angeles

All The Small Things
Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

Other Sky by Institute For New Feeling
Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Data Burial: In Living Dunes *
California NanoSystems Institute, Los Angeles

Playdate
LA Zine Fest, Los Angeles

Delete Me : UCLA Media Arts MFA Exhibition
New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles

Interactive Digital Stories
Madeira Film Festival, Portugal

FAR Bazaar
Cerritos College, Norwalk

Free As In: UCLA Media Arts MFA Exhibition
New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles

A Hole Or Something Like The Sun
SCRANCH, Wonder Valley

Tongues : MFA Solo Show *
UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles

Deep Web Roach Queen
UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles

UCLA Game Art Festival
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles


TEACHING



2017







2015– 2017








Lecturer
Color & Drawing, Summer Institute UCLA Department of Design Media Arts





Teaching Assistant
Color + Drawing, UCLA Department of Design Media Arts
Media History, UCLA Department of Design Media Arts
Art, Science & Technology, UCLA Department of Design Media Arts
Visual Communication & Image, UCLA Department of Design Media Art



SELECTED TALKS + WORKSHOPS  * INDICATES ROLE IN PROGRAMMING



2018



2017






















2016






Performing User: Ritual Performance in/against Digital Space
Department of Design Media Arts, UCLA

Decentralizing The Web : 003 *
The Mistake Room , Los Angeles
 On hacking intimacy, cybersecurity and a benevolent con.
 Jennifer Moon + Alice Barker

Ecocentric Art + Science Symposium
California NanoSystems Institute , Los Angeles
On geological timescales of performance, the limits of privacy and the site-specificity of networked data.

Feminist Pornographic Collective Consciousness
Women’s Center For Creative Work , Los Angeles
On de-centering sexual affect, feitiço and digital zine-making for people of color and the LGBTQAI+ community

Decentralizing The Web 002 *
Broad Art Center , UCLA
On female domestic labor, gendered migration and science fiction.
Stephanie Comilang + Nerve Macaspac

Decentralizing The Web 001 *
Broad Art Center , UCLA
On machine intimacy, the ethics of live cam labor and female image production online.
Aria Dean + Jasmine Nyende + Dorothy Howard + Kristin   Cornelius + Eva Sealove + Chelsea Jones




PUBLICATIONS

Graphite Journal Volume 8, Hammer Museum
Exhibist Contemporary Art Journal, Istambul
3D Additivist Cookbook
AWARDS + GRANTS

BEST Grant : voidLab, UCLA 2017 - 2018
BEST Grant : voidLab, UCLA 2016 - 2017
Charles Speroni Memorial Scholarship
Best of Interactive Digital Stories, Madeira Film Festival