BIOGRAPHY

Jae-Eun Choi

Born in 1953, Seoul, Korea
Lives in Tokyo, Japan and Berlin, Germany


Education

1984-87    Assistant to Hiroshi Teshigahara
1980         Sogetsu School, Tokyo, Japan


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019       
The Nature Rules: Dreaming of Earth Project, Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2016       
Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014       
The house that continuously circulates, National Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

2012      
 -verse, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2010      
Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2007      
Lucy and Her Time, Rodin Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1993      
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1991      
Galeria Milano, Milano, Italy
Gallery Ueda SC, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

1990       
Kyong-Dong Presbyterian Church, Seoul, Korea
Duson Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1989       
Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan

1988     
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan

1987       
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan

1985      
The Sogetsu Plaza, Tokyo, Japan

1984       
The Sogetsu Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019      
DMZ, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea

2018       
Jae-eun CHOI, Shingo FRANCIS, IBA Yasuko, IKEZOE Akira, MAEDA Saki, Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2016       
Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art since 1989, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
The 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy

2015        
Probebühne (Experimental Stage) 7, Humboldt Lab Dahlem, Berlin, Germany

2014       
Real DMZ project 2014, The border area near the DMZ, Gangwon-do, Korea

2013        
The Unanswered question. Iskele2, Tanas and n.b.k, Berlin, Germany

2012     
The 7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Media City Seoul 2012, Seoul, Korea

2008        
Platform Seoul 2008, Seoul Station Old Bldg., Seoul, Korea
Prague Triennial, ITCA 2008, National Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

2002        
The New Way of Tea, Japan Society, New York, US

1999       
The New Wind of Asia, The Sogetsu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The 3rd Asia Pacific Triennial, Brisbane, Australia

1995
The 46th Venice Biennale ’95, Japan Pavilion, Venice, Italy
The 6th Europa Ostasein Triennial, Stuttgart, Germany

1993        
Grand Tea Ceremony in Paris, UNESCO, Paris, France

1992        
Arte Sella, Borgo Valsugana, Italy

1991       
Opening exhibition, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, US
The 21st São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil
The 2nd Setoda Biennale,  Setoda, Japan

1988       
East Meets West-Los Angeles Art Fair ’88, Los Angeles, US

1987        
To the Depth, Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan


Selected Projects

2015 - present
Korean Peninsula DMZ ‘Dreaming of Earth’ Project

1996-8
Song Chol priest's tomb project, Heinsa, Hapcheon, Korea

1992-3
The Daejon International Expo ‘Recycle Art Pavilion’, Daejon, Korea

1997
Saitama Shintoshin, Saitama, Japan

1996
Seaside Momochi Center Stage Aero Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan

1994
Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

1991
Nagoya castle Ruins, Saga, Japan

1988
Past-Future, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

1986 - present
World Underground Project (Korea, Japan, US, France, Italy, Germany, Kenya)


Filmography

2000     
On the way, docudrama, 70min


Selected Public and Private Collections

Art Sonje Museum, Seoul, Korea
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Museum SAN, Wonju, Korea
National Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Nina Ricci Foundation, Paris, France
Rahmi M. Koc Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
Sogetsu Museum, Tokyo, Japan



EXHIBITIONS

-verse
Oct 25, 2012 - Dec 15, 2012

ARTWORKS

Pleasure, Anger, Sorrow, Comfort
2007
Video installation with 4 screens; 4 DVDs with sound, 3min. loop
Edition of 5

Looking at the star 2007 Amber, lens, mirror, glass 58.5 x 175.5 x 11 cm

Unearthed Sky
2007
Micrograph, ink print on canvas
120 x 145 x 3.5 cm

Unearthed Sky
2007
Micrograph, ink print on canvas
120 x 145 x 3.5 cm

Unearthed Sky
2007
Micrograph, ink print on canvas
120 x 145 x 3.5 cm

Unearthed Sky
2007
Micrograph, ink print on canvas
120 x 145 x 3.5 cm

Forests of Asoka
2010
Antique Armish wooden floor & 5 trees in the garden
Sound of Midori Takada
Installation

Forever and a Day
2010
Video Projector
Sound of Midori Takada
Video Installation

The Other Side of Illusion
2010
color photography

Verse_Puglia, Italy, 2012
2012
C-print
(ea.) 43 x 33.3 cm, total 50 works
이미지제공. 국제갤러리

Verse_Puglia, Italy, 2012
2012
Ink jet lamination
82.5(W) x 62(H) cm
이미지제공. 국제갤러리

Verse_Puglia, Italy, 2012
2012
Ink jet lamination
82.5(W) x 62(H) cm
이미지제공. 국제갤러리

Verse_Puglia, Italy, 2012
2012
Ink jet lamination
82.5(W) x 62(H) cm
이미지제공. 국제갤러리

The Myriad of things
2012
Old paper and charcoal pencil
52 x 44.7 cm
이미지제공. 국제갤러리

The Myriad of things
2012
Old paper and charcoal pencil
46.7 x 43.7 cm
이미지제공. 국제갤러리

Nobody there - Somebody there
2014
c-print
118cm x 79cm
ed.1/6, AP

Nobody there - Somebody there
2014
c-print
118cm x 79cm
ed.1/6, AP


PUBLICATIONS

LUCY AND HER TIME


MEDIA COVERAGE

2016 Venice Biennial Architecture Arsenale

DMZ project Dreaming of Earth

general


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