BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1965 in Seoul
 
Studied at Seoul National University and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris
Lives and works in Seoul
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Songs from knee to nose, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2015   
2,3 Sora Kim, 2015 Artist of the Year, Korea Cultural Centre, UK

2013       
Three Foot Walking, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark*
Ghost Recordings, Tina Kim Gallery, New York (collaboration w/Ari Benjamin Meyers)

2012       
Abstract Walking, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea*

2010       
–, Atelier Hermes, Seoul, Korea

2007       
Hansel & Gretel, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea*
Melting Alaska, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

2004       
Antarctica, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea*
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017          
Ode to Forgetting, SeMA, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
do it 2017, Seoul, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
 
2016          
Wrap around the time, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea
Connect 1: Still Acts, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
5th Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, Korea
 
2015          
Discordant Harmony, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Discordant Harmony, ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea

2014       
Once is Not Enough, AVPavillion, Seoul, Korea
 
2013       
Novelles Vagues, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France*
 
2012       
Playtime, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea
(Im)possible Landscape, Plateau, Seoul, Korea*
 
2011       
Count Down, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea*
Inner Voice, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan*
Appeal for an Alternative, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen: Schmela Haus, Düsseldorf, Germany*
 
2010       
Oblique Strategies, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea*
 
2008       
Platform 2008: I have nothing to say and I am saying it, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea*
 
2007       
Not only possible but also necessary, 10th International Istanbul Biennale, Turkey*
World Factory, Walter & Mc Bean Galleries, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Somewhere in Time, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea*
 
2006       
A Tale of Two Cities, Busan Biennale 2006, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Busan, Korea*
Through the Looking Glass, Asia House, London, UK*
 
2005       
Hermès Korea Misulsang, Artsonje, Seoul, Korea*
Art Circus-Jumping from Ordinary, International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohama 2005, Japan*
Seoul-Until Now!, Charlottenbourg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark*
Secret Beyond the Door, Korean Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy*
40x40Project, SpaceLoop, Seoul, Korea
 
2004       
Cosmo Vitale, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
You are my sunshine: Korean Contemporary Art 1960-2004, Total Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea*
Z.O.U. Zona D’Urgenza, SENSI Contemporanei, Villa Zerbi, Reggio Calabria, Italy*
Stranger than Paradise, Total Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea*
 
2003 
Zone of Urgency, Dreams and Conflicts, 50th Venice Biennale, Arselnal, Venice, Italy*
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Niigata, Japan*
Everyday: Contemporary Art from Asia, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark*
 
2002       
Archivio Attivo, Centro Per L'Arte Contemporanea Carbognano, Carbognano, Italy*
Under Construction, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*
Three Young Artists from Korea, MDS Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Pause: The 4th Gwangju Biennale 2002, Gwangju Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Gwangju, Korea*
BLINK, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea*
Fantasia, East Modern Art Center, Beijing, China
ASIANVIBE, Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castelló, Spain*
 
2001      
Fantasia, space imA, Seoul, Korea
My Home is Yours, Your Home is Mine, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*
POST-PRODUCTION, Galleria Continua, San Gimigniano, Italy* 
 
2000      
My Home is Yours, Your Home is Mine, Rodin Gallery, Seoul, Korea*
Leaving the Island, PICAF, Pusan Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Busan, Korea*
Museum_City Project, Fukuoka, Japan
City_Vision: 2000 Media_City Seoul, Seoul, Korea*
Construction in Process 2000, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Text & Subtext, LaSalle SIA-Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore*
From Here to There, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
 
1999      
Asian Exhibition, Mattress Factory Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.*
Media in Residence, Art Center Seoul, Korea*
No Parking, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Phobia, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea*
 
1998     
Food, Clothing and Shelter, Seoul Metropolitan Fine Arts Museum, Seoul, Korea*
Personal Touch, Art in General, New York, U.S.A.*
Sites of Desire: 1st International Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan*
 
Catalogue *
 
 
FELLOWSHIP
2007      BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
2003      Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2000      Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2000      Young-Eun Artists Residency Program, Kyunggido, Korea
2000      Museum_City Project, Fukuoka, Japan
1999      Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, P.A., U.S.A.
1997      Art/Omi Artists Residency Program, New York, U.S.A.
 

COLLECTIONS
Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Posco Museum, Seoul, Korea
Maeil Dairies Co., LTD, Korea


EXHIBITIONS

oblique strategies
Aug 31, 2010 - Oct 24, 2010

Hansel & Gretel
Jul 11, 2007 - Aug 26, 2007

ARTWORKS

don't ask me why
2010
wood, paint, sound equipment
300 x 170 x 27 cm, 300 x 197 x 27 cm

Abstract Walking - A spiral movement gradually distancing from a single point
추상적으로 걷다 - 한 지점으로부터 점차 멀어지는 나선형의 운동
2012
HD video, color, 11 mins

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Three Foot Walking
2013
Performance
Performer: Camilla Stage
Performed at Kunstall Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

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Three Foot Walking
2013
Performance
Performer: Jytte Kjøbek Jorn

GHOST RECORDINGS
Installation View at Tina Kim Gallery, New York
in collaboration with Ari Benjamin Meyers

A Circular movement of one point around another
2012
Performance

Performed at Play Time, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea / Nov. 17
? Dec. 28, 2012

A Circular movement of one point around another
2013
Performance
Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Performed at Nouvelle Vague, Palais de Tokyo, Paris / Jun. 20 ? Sep. 9,
2013

Time Eat Time
Sound Installation
Mixed Media
Dimensions Variable
in collaboration with Jang Younggyu, Tomokazu IMAI

Inner Voice, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan / 2011

Abstract Walking
20 Channel Sound Installation

Installation view at Artsonje Center, Seoul / 2012

Installation view at Atelier Hermes, Seoul, Korea
2010

Turtle Walk
Single-channel HD Video
Duration: 1hr 30min


PUBLICATIONS

oblique strategies

Hansel and Gretel


MEDIA COVERAGE

2016 Art Sonje Center 'Connect 1: Still Acts'

2016 MMCA 'Songs From Knee to Chin'

general


NEWS