Leeroy Kun Young Kang

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Leeroy Kun Young Kang is an archivist, independent curator, and visual artist whose work lives in the intersections of legacy audiovisual preservation and access, experimental Asian Pacific cinema, and queer and transgender history and visual culture. Kang’s archival work includes collections at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, MTV Networks, and the New-York Historical Society. He has curated programs for the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Dirty Looks NYC, and CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies, while his own video work has screened at various festivals and venues including CAAMFest, Human Resources Los Angeles, MIX NYC, and Studio 2224 in Taipei. Currently he is a Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and holds an MLS from Queens College and BA in Studio Art from UC Santa Barbara.

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