JennyMae Kho is a Boston-based writer, musician, multidisciplinary artist, and founder of The Dreamland Project, a multi-media vehicle that elevates the stories of the unheard and underrepresented. Their work explores the intersections of science, art, imagination, and identity. They have experimented across a range of mediums, and have brought together image, sound, and language in installations, projections, and compositions.
JennyMae’s most recent accomplishments include receiving a 2017 Graduate Student Award for Nonfiction, and being selected Poet in Residence for the 3rd Annual Conference on Gender and International Affairs, hosted by Tufts University. JennyMae’s latest installation work includes What is Tangled. What is Lost (2017), Leg Up (2018), Aviary Songs (2018), an interactive soundscape, and New American Scholar (2018), a projection installation featured at the 2018 Illuminus Festival.
JennyMae is currently exploring decolonization, indigenization, and the reclamation of cultural identity in the face of internalized oppression. They are also interested in how shared experiences can contribute to the development of greater empathy. JennyMae attended Emerson College for an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.