Department of Art

Peng Wu

Carry On Homes

Born and raised in China, Peng Wu is a graphic designer and social practice artist dedicated to creating socially engaged projects in public space. His work combines the power of design thinking with contemporary art strategies to address various urgent social issues including immigration, health disparity, and queer rights.

Through collaborating across disciplines and cultures, he has created participatory art installations exhibited in art institutions such as Weisman Art Museum, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, as well as numerous public streets and community centers both in the U.S. and China.

He is also an independent curator working with international cultural organizations on various exhibitions. Recent projects include the tour exhibition Home of Memories by Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project and Shanghai International Paper Art Biennale at Fengxian Museum.