BIOGRAPHY

Born 1958, Incheon, Korea
Live and works in Seoul, Currently a Professor of Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
 

EDUCATION
1977-1983
B.F.A., M.F.A. in Painting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul

1986-1992
(Meisterschuelerin by Prof. Uecker(1990), Duesseldorf Kunstakademie, Duesseldorf, Germany
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
<In Praise of Inaction>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

2013
<Your Ground Park>, Kimkim Gallery, Seoul

2011
<Drawing for a while>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

2009
<Lunar Oasis-The moon and her Friends>, Atelier705, Seoul

2009
<microhome-aichi>, aichi prefectural art University, aichi, Japan

2007
<Empty Space moving>, 97-31 Sungbukdong, Seoul
<Empty Space>, 35-11 samsungdong, Seoul

2006
<microhome>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

2004
<Come into blossom>, Cafe Project, Artsonje Center, Seoul

2002
<abi?me d'un lieu>, Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul

2000
<Hanok Project>, 35-26 Samchong-dong/ Artsonje Center, Seoul

1996
<Butterfly's Dream>, Church of Light (Architect: Tadao Ando) Osaka, Japan

1993
<materiellimmateriell>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

1992
<materiellimmateriell-nichts>, 136 Faeber Strasse, Duesseldorf ,Germany

1991
<Denken ist Schatten>, Inkong Gallery, Seoul
 

PROJECTS
2015
<Mind Project-Paradrawing>, Kamo River, Kyoto, Japan / Tempelhofer Park, Berlin, Germany / Buttes Chaumont Park,?Paris, France

2014
<Mind Project-Silence, Please>, Brother Klaus Field Chapel, Wachendorf, Germany?

2010
<Mind Project-Prominade>, Bloomsbury/20 Maresfield Gardens/Hammersmith, London, England

2006
<Mind Project-flower seed>, Cafe Mountain, Seoul, Korea

2005
<Mind Project-One day sounding>, Insel Hombroich-Turm, Duesseldorf-Neuss, Germany

2000
<Mind Project-4'33'' or one Day>, Ryoanji, Kyoto, Japan
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
<Roundtable>, 9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju

2011
<Count down>, Culture Station Seoul 284(former Seoul Station), Seoul
<Abstract it!>, National Museum of Art Deoksugung, Seoul

2009
<Platform in KIMUSA>, KIMUSA(The old Defense Security Command Site), Seoul
<Vide & Ple?nitude>, Espace Commines, Paris, France

2006
<The 15th Biennale of Sydney>, Art Gallery New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
<Budro_um: softness>, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul

2005
<Echo Beyond Time: Traditional and Modern>, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul
<Cool and Warm>, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

2004
<The Breath of House>, Ewha Womans University Museum, Gurim village, Yeongam

2003
<Leaning Forward, Looking Back: Eight Contemporary Artists From Korea>, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, U.S.A.
<Yangguang Canlan-Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition>, BizArt Center, Shanghai, China
<mind space>, Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul

2002
<Vim:_inter image>, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
<a second talk- contemporary art from korea and japan>,The National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea/ The National Museum of Art Osaka, Japan

2000
<Design or Art>, Museum of Design, Seoul

1999
<Seoul in Media-Lumia of Centry>, Seoul Municipal Museum of Art, Seoul

1998
<The Space-Encoded>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
<Body and Art>, Hanlim Museum, Taejon

1997
<Touch & Flow>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
<Painting & Writting>, Hanlim Museum, Taejon

1996
<An Aspect of Korean Art in the 1990's>, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo/ The National Museum of Art Osaka, Japan

1993
<The First Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art>, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1992
People seek after Soul, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
<Ueberfaehrt>, forum bilker strasse, Duesseldorf, Germany

1991
<Kunstfoederpreis fuer Junge Kuenstler in Duesseldorf>, Duesseldof, Germany
<The Young Artists Triennial of the Baltic Europe>, Vilnius Palace of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania


EXHIBITIONS

U Sunok: In Praise of Inaction
May 13, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016

Drawing for a while
Nov 10, 2011 - Dec 6, 2011

microhome
Nov 23, 2006 - Dec 23, 2006

Materiellimmateriell
Mar 5, 1993 - Mar 14, 1993

ARTWORKS

12편의 신기루 12 mirages
2011
installation view (detail)
Courtesy of the artist and Kukje Gallery, Seoul

12편의 신기루 12 mirages
2011
video installation
Courtesy of the artist and Kukje Gallery, Seoul

커플 트리 W Couple Tree W
2011
steel, 7 fluorescent lights
170 x 71 x 71 cm
Courtesy of the artist and Kukje Gallery, Seoul

그 곳 The Moon
2006-2011
video projection
Courtesy of the artist and Kukje Gallery, Seoul

예술은 이미 당신의 마음 속에 있다 Art is already in your mind
2011
video
5' 30''
Courtesy of the artist and Kukje Gallery, Seoul

Faded Future - My Beautiful Empty Room
2006
(Installation view at 2F gallery)

The Moon and Her Friends
"Moon Walk" / 1995 / single channel video, 5min, ed of 3
"D 7" / 2006 / Pencil and color pencils on paper / 21 * 24 cm
(Installation view at 1F lobby gallery)

microhome
2006
108 objects, 108 LED, light rugulator, electric wire
(Installation view at 1F main gallery)

Drawing for a while_above
2011
wood
100 x 50 cm

Drawing for a while_inside of
2011
Glass box, 7 sweaters
40 x 60 x 50 cm

Drawing for a while_next to
2011
Plaster sculpture
30 x 15 cm

Drawing for a while_in between
2011
2 zinc cones
each 40 x 30 cm


VIDEOS

Installation Video
U Sunok : In Praise of Inaction


PUBLICATIONS

U Sunok: In Praise of Inaction

Drawing for a while

microhome


MEDIA COVERAGE

Exhibition: U Sunok: In Praise of Inaction

general


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