Mel Chin

Photo by Miriam Heads
Mel Chin translates compelling concepts into a diverse array of films, objects, collective actions, and works that require multi-disciplinary collaboration. He pioneered the science of “green remediation,” inserted conceptual art into primetime television, mobilized over half a million participants in the fight to end childhood lead poisoning, and expressed a future shaped by climate change with an AR and sculptural installation in Times Square. Chin’s work has been shown internationally, including a 40-year survey exhibition at the Queens Museum. He is a MacArthur Fellow and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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