Paul Chan is an artist who lives and works in New York. His work has been exhibited widely in many international shows including: Documenta 13, Kassel (2012); Before The Law, Ludwig Museum, Cologne (2011-12); Making Worlds, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice (2009); Medium Religion, ZKM, Karlsruhe (2008); Traces du sacré, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2008); and the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of Art, New York (2006).
Recent solo exhibitions include Paul Chan: The 7 Lights, Serpentine Gallery, London and New Museum, New York (2007-2008). In 2007, Chan collaborated with the Classical Theatre of Harlem and Creative Time to produce a site-specific outdoor presentation of Samuel Beckett’s play Waiting for Godot in New Orleans.
Chan’s essays and interviews have appeared in Artforum, Frieze, Flash Art, October, Tate etc, Parkett, Texte Zur Kunst, Bomb, and other magazines and journals. Chan founded Badlands Unlimited, a press devoted to publishing artists writings and writings about art in paper and digital forms in 2010.