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SYMRIN CHAWLA


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EDUCATION


2017


2012
MFA Design Media Arts, University of California Los Angeles  

BA Public Relations + Communication Design, University of Southern California
 


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS    


2020


2019





2018








2017


























2016
Beyond Embodiement
Brand Library & Art Center


The Living + Soft Center
Kate’s Little Angel, Los Angeles

Second Skin

Office + Gallery, Los Angeles

Performative Computation
Navel, Los Angeles

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