photo credits

The following images/works are provided with permission from University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; gift of the Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Memorial Foundation and the photographers noted below.

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Reveillé dans la Brume (Awakened in the Mist), 1977. Photo: Richard Barnes. Cha performed this work on an enclosed pier at Fort Mason, San Francisco, as part of the San Francisco Art Institute Annual. This is a photograph of the performance space.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: It Is Almost That (Slide Projection) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: It Is Almost That, 1977 (Slide Projection). Photo by Matthias Grunsky.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: A Ble W AIL (Performance) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: A Ble W AIL, 1975. Photo: Trip Callaghan. Cha performed this piece at Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California at Berkeley. In an unpublished description of the piece, Cha wrote “in this piece, i want to be the dream of the audience.”
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist's Book) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist’s Book), 1982. This is the first image from Dictee. Cha sets into relief an image taken from the coal mines of Japan where over 700,000 Koreans had been forced into labor during the Japanese occupation of Korea. It says in Korean, “Mother, I want to see you. I am hungry. I want to return to my homeland.”
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Aveugle Voix (Blind Voice) (Performance) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Aveugle Voix (Blind Voice), 1975. Photo: Trip Callaghan. Cha performed this piece at 63 Bluxome Street, San Francisco, California.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Other Things Seen, Other Things Heard (Ailleurs) (Performance) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Other Things Seen, Other Things Heard (Ailleurs), 1978. Photo: James Cha. Cha first performed this work at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Other Things Seen, Other Things Heard (Ailleurs) (Performance) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Other Things Seen, Other Things Heard (Ailleurs), 1978. Photo: James Cha. Cha first performed this work at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Reveillé dans la Brume (Awakened in the Mist) (Performance) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Reveillé dans la Brume (Awakened in the Midst), 1977. Photo: Richard Barnes. Cha performed this work on an enclosed pier at For Mason, San Francisco, as part of the San Francisco Art Institute Annua. This is a documentation photograph of the performance.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Reveillé dans la Brume (Awakened in the Midst) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Reveillé dans la Brume (Awakened in the Midst), 1977. Photo: Richard Barnes. Cha performed this work on an enclosed pier at For Mason, San Francisco, as part of the San Francisco Art Institute Annua. This is a documentation photograph of the performance.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist's Book) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist’s Book), 1982. Photo by Matthias Grunsky.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist's Book) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist’s Book), 1982. This image is on the back cover of Dictee.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist’s Book) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist’s Book), 1982. This image is from the chapter Melpomene/Tragedy in Dictee.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist Book) (Yu Guan Soon) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist’s Book), 1982. This image is from the chapter Clio/History in Dictee.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Photo: James Cha.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Pomegranate Offering Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Pomegranate Offering (Artist’s Book), 1975.
Apparatus Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Apparatus, 1980. Photo by: Benjamin Blackwell. This is an anthology of works on film theory edited by Cha, which included contributions from Roland Barthes, Dziga Vertov, Jean-Louis Baudry, Maya Deren, Christian Metz, Thierry Kuntzel, Bertrand Augst, Danièle Huillet & Jean-Marie Straub, Marc Vernet and Cha herself.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: L’Image Concrète, feuille, L’Objet Abstrait Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: L’Image Concrète, feuille, L’Objet Abstrait (Concrete Poetry), 1976. Photo by: Benjamin Blackwell.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Audience Distant Relative (Mail Art) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Audience Distant Relative (Mail Art), 1976. Photo by Matthias Grunsky.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, A Ble W ail, 1975 (Performance) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: A Ble W AIL, 1975. Photo: Trip Callaghan. Cha performed this piece at Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California at Berkeley. In an unpublished description of the piece, Cha wrote “in this piece, i want to be the dream of the audience.”
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Dictee, 1982 (artist's book) Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Dictee (Artist’s Book), 1982. This image is from the chapter Elitere/Lyric Poetry in Dictee.