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Dave Kyu

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Dave Kyu is a socially engaged artist, writer, & project manager based in Philadelphia. Born in Seoul, South Korea, and raised in the US, his work explores the creative tensions of identity and community in public space. His own creative projects have found him commissioning skywriting planes to write messages 10,000 feet over Philadelphia, and doing every- thing Facebook told him to do for a month.He has made public art with communities for Asian Arts Initiative, Mural Arts Philadelphia, and the City of Philadelphia. His writing has been published in Generocity, the Artblog, and the Philadelphia Citizen.