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Jessi Ali Lin

Fine Arts

Jessi Ali Lin is an artist working with and through sculpture, video, performance, and embodiment. Her work explores the notion of positionality both in terms of physical position and the multivalence of identity. She is interested in the objectness of the body and how it forms, morphs, and reconfigures according to systems and structures within and outside of ourselves. Lin holds a BA in art and art history from Barnard College, Columbia University, and an MFA in interdisciplinary art from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the recipient of the Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship Award, the Oakley Medal Award, and the Vermont Studio Scholarship Award. Her work has been shown at IceBox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia, PA, and Dixon Place, New York, NY. She currently lives and works in Philadelphia, PA.