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I hope we wake to a body we love

Jun!yi Min MFA Thesis Exhibition

Reception: April 19, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Performance: April 21, 4:00 p.m.
April 19 - April 26, 2024, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
SME Gallery, Structural & Materials Engineering, UC San Diego

I hope we wake to a body we love is a performance exhibition that ruminates on death, rebirth and belonging through the endurance practice, a practice of waiting. In a world already violent, Jun! offers a critical sustainable approach to difficult endurance performances that confront death by offering a space where death, pain, love, and intimacy can coexist simultaneously. In doing so, Jun! reframes endurance as a practice of waiting for a better future, a future where we can wake to a body that we love.

Join Jun! at her performance on April 21st beginning 16:00, where she explores the concept of rebirth in the liminal space of a car. After the performance, catch the Q&A for I hope we wake to a body we love, moderated by performance scholar Alejandrina Medina.

I hope we wake to a body we love will run from April 19th to April 26th open daily from 14:00 to 18:00 in the SME Art Gallery, 1st Floor at University of California San Diego.

Contact Jun! at with any viewing inquiries.

Getting there:
Alight at UCSD Central Campus Station, walk in between Epstein Family Amphitheater and Structural and Materials Engineering (SME) Building for 3-mins to reach the art gallery.
Park at Gilman Parking Structure in the Visitor lots and walk past Visual Arts Facilities.