Yung Jake

American, b. 1990

365 followers

Yung Jake

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American, b. 1990

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365
Biography

Yung Jake, a Los Angeles-based visual artist and rapper, is best known for generating music videos that reflect on how digital art, social media, and shifting perceptions of reality inform modern culture. He first gained recognition in 2012 with an interactive music video called “E.m-bed.de/d.” Yung Jake later created a virtual reality performance via an app that enables users to view a three-dimensional avatar of the artist. Beyond video, Yung Jake explores the intersection of technology and art through installations of digital monitors and scrap metal sculptures adorned with images from the internet.

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Yung Jake, a Los Angeles-based visual artist and rapper, is best known for generating music videos that reflect on how digital art, social media, and shifting perceptions of reality inform modern culture. He first gained recognition in 2012 with an interactive music video called “E.m-bed.de/d.” Yung Jake later created a virtual reality performance via an app that enables users to view a three-dimensional avatar of the artist. Beyond video, Yung Jake explores the intersection of technology and art through installations of digital monitors and scrap metal sculptures adorned with images from the internet.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Top emerging
Emerging representation
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze