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Takming Chuang creates prints, photographs, and sculptures inspired by various preservation practices. References include skincare, fitness, food preservation, craft traditions, object conservation, funerary customs, historic restoration, and museology. He is interested in the bodily impact of actions that attempt to define, organize, and control the nature of impermanence. Chuang’s work has been featured in exhibitions and residencies at SculptureCenter NY, White Columns NY, Hessel Museum of Art NY, Camden Arts Centre UK, Headlands Center for the Arts CA, the Berkeley Art Museum CA, among others. He received an MFA from UC Berkeley (2017) and a BA in Economics (2000) from SUNY Binghamton. Born in New York City (1978), Chuang lives in San Francisco and works in Oakland.