Juhi Gupta

Juhi Gupta is a new media artist, DJ, political organizer, and designer from San Francisco, California. She graduated from the University of Chicago with honors in 2019 with a BA in public policy and visual art. Juhi makes multimedia, installation-based artwork that is politically conscious and socially relevant, engaging with the ever-changing landscape of online discourse and new technology. In 2019, she was awarded the Louis Sudler Prize in the Performing and Creative Arts for her work in for an easier recipe, sear pork shoulder, the University of Chicago Department of Visual Arts annual BA Thesis show. She was also awarded honors on her public policy thesis, which explored how communities In Chicago could democratically design their built environment. While at the University of Chicago, Juhi was an active community organizer: she served as coordinator of the progressive student organization UChicago Student Action and took on many roles with Chicago-based The People's Lobby and national network People's Action. She also spun electronic music as a DJ at community radio station WHPK 88.5fm, and wrote for South Side Weekly, a news magazine dedicated to covering issues relevant to the South Side of Chicago. In her free time, Juhi enjoys planning trips, online shopping, and making music.

LAUNCH Invitational

2019 - 2020,
Artist Resident