Lan Tuazon

Lan Tuazon (b. 1976, Philippines) lives and works in Chicago, where she is an associate professor of sculpture at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. Tuazon has exhibited internationally at the Neue Galerie in the Imperial Palace of Austria, Bucharest Biennale 4, the WKV Kunstverein in Germany, and the Lowry Museum in London. Solo exhibitions of her work include the Brooklyn Museum and Storefront of Art and Architecture in New York; Youngworld, Inc in Detroit; and Julius Caesar in Chicago. Her work has also appeared in group shows in multiple venues, including the 8th Floor Rubin Foundation, Artist Space, Canada Gallery, Sculpture Center, Apex Art, and Chicago’s Hyde Park Art Center, among others. Tuazon received her BA from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and her MFA from Yale University, after which she completed the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of American Art. 


Future Fossils (with an introduction by Taylor Bradley)

  What level of framing and formal manipulation is necessary that will allow the viewer to see everyday things—not just as art, but to see them at all?*   INTRODUCTION From the sprawling mass of everyday things, Lan Tuazon sees ordinary objects as meaningful; she treats consumer waste as a geologist may handle organic material. […]

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