• Kim Daum Artist

    Born in 1983 in Seoul, Korea, Kim Daum graduated from Kookmin University with a BFA in sculpture. Kim focuses on various interfaces between the people living in modern society, while exploring a wide array of traces which derive from the inside, errors made by indirect experience, and distortion of memories. Since 2009, Kim has presented at several exhibitions such as DabangDabang Project (KT&G Sangsangmadang, 2014), When the Future Ended (Hite Collection, 2014), Censorship (Alternative Space Loop, 2014), Better than Universe (Daegu Art Factory, 2013), Progress under the Eyes (Amado Art Space, 2013) and held the solo exhibition RSVP, Art Sonje Lounge Project (Art Sonje Center, 2014). He participated in the 8th residency program at SeMA Nanji Residency. 

  • Insane Park Artist

    Earning his BFA in Western paining from Kyonggi University, Insane Park debuted in the Korean art world in 2009 when he first participated in the exhibition Raid on Media held at Shinhan Gallery, which showed a sharp critique on the nature of images produced from a variety of mediums such as television, film, and Internet. He has frequently held solo exhibitions including M.IDEA at Arario Gallery in 2011, Blame Game at Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art in 2012, and Director’s Cut at Arario Gallery this year; he was also awarded the second Etro Art Prize in 2013 which discovers and supports up-and-coming artists.    

  • Kim Sangjin Artist

    Kim Sangjin is interested in human-created systems such as language, signs, time, and order and the other side of such systems, exploring the uncertainties that come from an unstable system of human cognition, a disjunction between perception and existence and its resulting contradiction and irrationality. Kim graduated from Seoul National University with a BFA in plastic arts and from Goldsmiths, University of London, with an MFA in fine arts. In 2013, he was selected for Kumho Young Artists and was chosen as the ninth Resident Artist at Kumho Museum. He has presented at three solo exhibitions and eight group exhibitions including Landscape: Chicken or Egg (Kumho Museum, 2013), Phantom Sign (Alternative Space Loop, 2014), and Dreaming Machines (Strategic Project of 4th Moscow International Biennale, NCCA, Moscow, 2014). 

  • Lee Fi Artist

    Born in 1981 in Seoul, Korea, Lee Fi held her first solo exhibition when she was a freshman in high school. After earning her BFA and MFA in fine arts at School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the United States, Lee has expanded from creating two-dimensional work to creating multi-dimensional art, currently presenting a wide array of installation works. Starting with her solo exhibition held after her homecoming to Korea at Gallery Artlink in 2010, the artist has held and participated in a number of solo exhibitions including The Cabinet of Fi’s Curiosities and The Whole World on My Face as well as various group exhibitions. Lee is currently participating in the SeMA Nanji Residency.   

  • Yoon Byoungjoo Artist

    Born in 1984 in Seoul, Korea, Yoon Byoungjoo studied photography at Seoul Institute of Arts where he began exploring various characteristics of photography, including its documentary attributes, based around the theme of Hwaseong, a city in Gyeonggi-do. The artist has presented at a number of group exhibitions such as Museum Scandal held at the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art in 2011 and FF2 (2012) at Michael Schultz Gallery Seoul, and he has held several solo exhibitions including Exploration of Hwaseong (2014, Space Willing N Dealing) and Mark on Hwaseong (2014, SongEun Art Cube). With his young, experimental viewpoint, Yoon is actively working on his artworks, and he was awarded the Mirae Award by ParkGeonhi Foundation in 2013 and the Selected Artists at the 36th Joongang Fine Arts Prize in 2014.    

  • ETC Artist

    Founded by Lee Saem, Jun Bokyung and Jin Narae in 2012, the Enterprise of Temporary Consensus (ETC) is an artist collective which dubs itself as a virtual enterprise based on temporary consensus between three artists. The enterprise provides intangible artistic services under the vision of a “business hub for a human centered society and the future of art.” It also views social phenomena from the viewpoint of an artist who is marginalized in society and reconstitutes the borders between truth and fiction through their unique, artistic imagination.     

  • Leehaiminsun Artist

    Born in 1977 in Seoul, Korea, Leehaiminsun graduated from Yong-in University with a B.F.A and a M.F.A in painting. The artist captures a point where humans and nature, artificiality and nature, and life and death encounter each other and materialize in forms of drawing, painting, or installation. Since 2003, Lee has held a number of solo exhibitions such as Transitory Special Transformation: Drawing and Movie at Gallery King in 2006, The Half-dead Things-Planta Erectus: Drawing at Nanji Gallery of the Nanji Residency Studio in 2010, and Water and Steamed Rice at Amadoyeasul Space in 2013. Her group exhibitions include Creation Anatomy at Gyeonggido Museum of Art in 2008, Planet_A at Ilmin Museum in 2009, Anomaly of Betweens at Sarubia-dabang in 2012, and Les Flaneurs at Gallery Skape in 2013. Leehaiminsun won a residency at the Nanji Art Studio of Seoul Museum of Art in 2010 and at Goyang Studio of National Museum of Contemporary Art in 2012.​

  • Noh Sangho Artist

    Born in 1986 in Seoul, Korea, Noh Sangho studied printmaking at Hongik University while he participated in a number of small group exhibitions exploring and conducting a wide arrange of experiments on various forms of media. Noh has presented his own unique, very sensitive installation method of drawing based on storytelling as well as traditional engraving. Intuitively crafting a fiction from a number of collected images generated in the problems of the reality, the artist skillfully employs a variety of visual media ranging from publications and images to performances and installations. Starting with an exhibition titled About a Books at Sang Sang Madang in 2011, Noh has presented at group exhibitions including Zero Sign in 2013 and Amado Annualalle_In Progress: Grand Open in 2014, and held a solo exhibition titled NEMONAN XX FreehomeProject in 2014.   

  • Yoo Mokyon Artist

    Born in 1978 in Seoul, Korea, Yoo Mokyon studied photography for his undergraduate and graduate degrees but worked for seven years at a trading company, which had no relation to his studies. It wasn’t until 2011 that Yoo started working as an artist after participating in a workshop for up-and-coming artists held by Arko Art Center. Currently, the artist continues to work on photography while his recent works present a novel, unfamiliar objet or situation regardless of place, prompting unexpected encounters and communications. Exhibitions where he presented include Overture 2, Photography at PKM Gallery in 2011, Mokyon Pocha at Seoul Art Space Seogyo in 2013, Shared Isolation at Kumho Art Museum in 2013, and the Seoul Art Space Festival held by Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture at Seoul Citizens Hall in 2013. After attaining residencies at Cheongju Art Studio in 2012 and Kumho Art Studio in 2013, since 2014 he has been working at the Artist Residency TEMI in Daejeon, Korea.    ​

  • Park Bona Artist

    After graduating from Sogang University with a B.A. in English literature, Bona Park studied fine arts at the Korea National University of Arts and graduated from Goldsmiths College, University of London in the UK, with a M.F.A. in art practice. Park has participated in a number of both international and domestic residencies including ones in Italy and Taiwan, actively working on various art projects and presenting at exhibitions held at home and abroad. The artist displayed her artwork as only Korean artist at the 2012 New Museum Triennial in New York City.  

  • Suki Seokyeong Kang Artist

    Suki Seokyeong Kang graduated from Ewha Woman’s University with a B.F.A and a M.F.A in Oriental painting and earned another M.F.A in painting at the Royal College of Art in London. After graduation, the artist has been working on painting and installation by employing a variety of media. Kang once presented an installation project where the artist builds up a pile of objet, finding a balance, and dubs a narrative by combining texts, and she has presented a number of solo exhibitions such as Polite Owl in the Valley at Gallery Factory and Grandmother Tower at Old House. She was awarded as the winning artist by Bloomberg New Contemporaries and participated in group exhibitions held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Liverpool Biennale in the UK. Kang also won the Songeun Art Award in Korea in 2013 for her work titled MaeMaeJong. The artist is currently participating in the Nanji Artist Residency run by Seoul Museum of Art.   ​

  • Chung Jaeyeon Artist

    Born in 1979 in Seoul, Korea, Chung Jaeyeon graduated from the Korea National University of Arts with a B.F.A in fine arts and from Chelsea College of Art and Design in Britain with a M.F.A in fine arts. Chung has worked on projects which attempt to intervene on public spaces through various media of performance, installations, and videos. After a close observation of public spaces, the artist highlights a certain space and employs an artistic methodology of slightly distorting the space’s context and reinterpreting the relationship between an individual and a group. Chung has participated in a number of group exhibitions such as Situated Senses: 30cm of Obscurity at the Old Police Station in 2012, VESSEL 2011 at KARST in 2011, and Supervisions at the Korean Cultural Centre in Britain in 2009 and worked on a joint project titled Opening Project at Arko Art Center in 2013. After a number of international residencies at Austria and Britain, the artist is currently staying and working at the Artist Residency TEMI in Daejeon, Korea.        

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