Yung Jake

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Yung Jake mixes wildly immersive digital art with rap. Via the paint-with-emojis site emoji.ink, he created celebrity portraits featured by MTV, People, and Time that inspired a Pepsi ad. Yung Jake took home a Webby for Netart, and e.m-bed.de/d, his browser-bending hip hop video project with Vince Mckelvie, was shown at Sundance’s New Frontier exhibition in 2013 with his augmented reality app AugMented Real, and is a 2016 Sundance Institute Fellow. Yung Jake has had three solo shows with Steve Turner, Art Berlin Contemporary and Art Brussels, and performed everywhere from SXSW and Webster Hall to Hammer Museum, Redcat, MOCA and at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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