BIOGRAPHY

Born 1953, Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
 
1976-80    
Sogetsu School, Tokyo, Japan
1984-87    
Assistant to Hiroshi Teshigahara
 

INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL - TRIENNIAL
2016   
The 15th Venice Architecture Biennale ’14, Venice, Italy

2012     
The 7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Mediacity Seoul 2012

2008     
Prague Triennial, ITCA 2008, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic

1999     
The 3rd Asia Pacific Triennial, Australia

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

1991     
The 21st Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil
 

SCREENINGS (FILM FESTIVALS)
2001     
The 2nd Jeonju International Film Festival ‘Asian Indie Cine-Forum’, Korea
The 54th Locarno International Film Festival ‘Filmmakers of the Present’, Switzerland
The 25th Montreal World Film Festival ‘Cinema of Tomorrow: New Trends’, Canada
The 14th Tokyo International Women’s Film Festival, Japan
The 21st Hawaii International Film Festival, USA

 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014     
The house that continuously circulates, National gallery in Prague, Czech

2012   
-verse, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

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
Xebec, Kobe, 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
The Nature Rules: Dreaming of Earth Project, directed by Jae-Eun Choi, Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan
DMZ, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul 

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

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

2014     
Real DMZ Project 2014, DMZ Border Area in Cheorwon, Korea

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

2008     
Platform Seoul 2008, Seoul Station Old Bldg., Seoul

1994     
The New Wind of Asia, The Sogetsu Art Museum, Japan

1993     
Grand Tea Ceremony in Paris, UNESCO, France

1992     
Arte Sella, Italy

1991     
Opening exhibition, Security Pacific Gallery, USA

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

1987     
To the Depth, Spiral Garden, Japan
 

SELECTED ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS
1996-8   
Song Chol priest's tomb project, Heinsa, Kyung-Nam, Korea

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

SELECTED OPEN-AIR SCULPTURES
1997     
Saitama Shintoshin, Japan

1996     
Seaside Momochi Center Stage Aero Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan

1994     
Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

1991     
Nagoya castle Ruins, Saga, Japan
The 2nd Setoda Biennale, Japan

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

ONGOING PROJECT
2014-present  
DMZ project

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

FILM
on the way, docudrama, 72min


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
PAST-FUTURE, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea 
World Underground Project, Sogetsu Museum, Tokyo 
Nina Ricci Foundation, Paris
Micro-Macro, Art Sonje Museum 
Pleasure, Anger, Sorrow, Comfort, National Gallery in Prague, Prague 
World Underground Project, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul 
Lucy and Her Time, Museum SAN, Wonju 
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo 
Paper Poem, Rahmi M. Koc Museum, Istanbul 


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 A?oka
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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