Artist-in-Residence: Min Jeong Song (October 2011)

"I want the viewer to expereince the process of blurring boundaries between cultures by looking at my work." Song studies ornamental styles across time periods and geography, and her work explores how certain attributes of glass can be used to create ambivalent objects: objects that don't belong to pre-existing stylistic classifications. She is especially interested in cross-cultural stylistic developments between East Asia and Western Europe, a topic she explored during a month-long residency at The Corning Museum of Glass. Song holds a master's of fine art in glass from the Rhode Island School of Design and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in glass at the Royal College of Art. Her work has been exhibited across the UK and US.