Shobun Baile

Third-Year MFA Candidate



Shobun Baile works in video, installation, sound, and writing, critically looking at the role that design and designers play in shaping reality. He explores institutionalized distinctions between function and aesthetics, necessity and desire, and the ways these distinctions shape identity in a globalized economy.

He received a dual Bachelor of Science in Russian Language & Literature and Cellular & Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan. He attended the School of Poetic Computation, NYC in 2014 and SOMA (Mexico City) in 2015.

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