Kayla Tange is a performance artist who is drawn to the power of freeing one’s conscience from moral dilemmas by presenting a public space that serves as an interactive confessional. She uses confession, sexuality and dark comedy in her performance work to explore love and longing, cultural stereotyping and societal taboos, catharsis and fetish. Informed by ten years as an exotic dancer, wherein she served not only as a sexual projection but private confessor and sexual redeemer. Tange models physical exposure and emotional vulnerability so others may follow. Her passion lies in meaningful dialog, creative problem solving, collaborative projects and facilitating a unique relationship between art and audience.
Kayla Tange was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1982 and adopted by a Japanese American family at the age of six months. She moved to Los Angeles in 2000.