• Dong-Yeon Koh Critic

    Dong-Yeon Koh received her PhD in art history and a doctorate certificate in film theory from the City University of New York in 2006. After returning to South Korea, Koh worked as a co-director of the Gallery Art 2021 (2008–2010) and served as a critic and mentor in numerous art residencies and museums in South Korea. Her academic and critical writings have been published in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (Routledge, 2010, 2013), Flash Art, Modern Art Asia, and Photography and Culture (Bloomsbury, 2015). Her recent books include Respond! Artists (ONewWall, 2016) and Pop Art and American Society in the 1960s (Noonbit, 2015). She is currently working on the book From Softpower to Goods: Alternative Forms of Exhibitions and Populist Artistic Practices in Post-1990s East Asian Art.

  • Dongi Lee Artist

    Born in 1967, Lee received a BFA and MFA in painting from Hongik University. Since 1993, he has displayed works featuring his hybrid character Atomaus in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Korea and more than 10 times abroad. Pieces depicting Atomaus, a composite of the Japanese cartoon character Atom and the Disney icon Mickey Mouse, are housed in Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Korea. 

  • Do-ho Seo Artist

    Born in Seoul in 1962, Seo currently lives in New York and London, though does work in many other places around the world. After studying East Asian painting at Seoul National University, he went on to study at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), then received an MFA in sculpture from Yale University. His works explore the boundaries of the ego through place-specific installations under the themes of karma, relationships, and space. Seo took part in the 49th Venice Biennale in 2001 and the Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition in 2010. His works are part of collections at many internationally renowned organizations such as MoMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Tate Modern and Hayward Gallery in London, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, and Artsonje Center in Korea. 

  • Dal-jin Kim Archivist

    Kim Dal-jin is director of Kimdaljin Art Research and Counseling and the Kim Daljin Art Museum, editor of the monthly Seoul Art Guide, and director of the Korea Art Archive Association. He has worked in the archives of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea (1981--96) and Gana Art Center (1996--2001) and served as vice chairman of the Korean Art Museum Curators Association (2011--13). He has written the book Looking at Korean Contemporary Art (1995) and co-written the book Twelve Stories of Art Exhibition Planners (2005). His past honors include the Artists’ Day Art and Culture Contribution Award (2009), the Korean Culture and Arts Award (2010), and the Korean Art Publication Award (2014). 

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