• Sin Hyeon-jeong Artist

    Sin Hyeon-jeong studied animation at the New York School of Visual Art and the Graduate School of Fine Art, Goldsmiths University of London. She has participated in many group exhibitions including Silky Navy Skin at Insa Art Space, Moving Shadow at the Hongcheon Gallery, and Now/Here at the Korean Cultural Center in London. She has also held a number of solo exhibitions including Points, Lines, Planes and Weather at Gallery AG and Confronting the Atmosphere at the Sophis Gallery. She has worked as an artist-in-residence at the SeMA Nanji Residency, and was selected as a Public Art New Hero in 2018.

  • Shin Jungkyun Artist

    Born in Seoul, Korea, Shin Jungkyun graduated from Seoul National University with a BFA in Western painting and media art and an MFA in Western painting. His works explore the unique situation of Korea, such as the division of the country, through a process of making collections and records of the objects he encountered throughout the country. Shin has held solo exhibitions such as Uncovered Trace at SongEun Art Cube in 2013 and A Closed Book at Art Space O in 2013 and has participated in a number of group shows.

  • Shin Gunwoo Artist

    After graduating from Seoul National University with a bachelor’s in sculpture in 1997, Shin earned a master’s in the same subject there in 2006 and added another master’s in sculpture from University College London in 2009. Also in 2009, he received the Land Securities Studio Award of the U.K. Shin has held several solo exhibitions including Blitz at Gallery 2 in Seoul in 2013, Watch the Butterfly Falling at Shin Gallery in New York in 2014, and All Saints at Gallery Koo in Seoul in 2015. Shin is now working at Gallery Purple Studio in Seoul.

  • Shim Ahbin Artist

    Born in 1976, Shim majored in film and video at Kaywon University of Art and Design in Korea, and went on to receive a bachelor’s in time-based art and a master’s in electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee in Scotland. After returning to Korea in 2006, she worked as a gallerist, and in 2011, she held solo exhibitions in Seoul such as You & Me at GYM Project and Opposite Poles of a Unity at Space Willing N Dealing in 2013. Her participation in group exhibitions has allowed her to display her installations featuring a combination of videos and paintings.

  • 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.   ​

  • Seihee Shon Curator

    Based in Seoul, Seihee Shon curates exhibitions and organizes learning programs, focusing on Media Art. She has been writing on contemporary art for various national and international journals. Her recent curatorial practice explores the blurry border between fantasy and reality, memory in relation to space/place, and environment and urban landscape. She has curated exhibitions including Remembering or Floating (Oslo, 2017), Shall We Dance? (Seoul, 2015), Illusionary Landscape: Hyewon Kwon (Seoul, 2015), and A View from the Other Side: New Media Art from Finland and Korea (Seoul, 2014). Shon studied history of art at the University of York, UK, and art museum and gallery education at Newcastle University, UK.

  • Sung-pil Han Artist

    Han Sungpil creates art mainly using photography, moving images, and installations. This allows him to examine philosophical subjects such as environmental issues, originality, and relationships between things that are real and things that are fake. Han’s sensibility often includes a sense of humor and sublime elements of beauty. He received a BFA in photography from Chung-Ang University, Korea and completed a joint MA program offered by Kingston University in London and the Design Museum in London, U.K. called Curating Contemporary Design. Han takes part in exhibitions, public installations, and collections at museums and biennales both in Korea and around the world. 

  • Seung-wan Kang Curator

    After graduating with an undergraduate degree in painting from Hongik University, Kang earned a master’s in art history both at Hongik University and at Boston University. Later, she completed a Ph.D. in art history at Hongik University. Since 1990, she has worked for the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea (MOCA). She was the recipient of the Best Museum Professional Award (category of Young Museum Professionals, the Korean Museum Association) in 2008. Kang has planned a number of important exhibitions, Louise Bourgeois: The Space of Memory (2000), Wolfgang Laib: Passageway-Overgoing (2003), Contemporary Art from Korea: Peppermint Candy (2007-08). Major papers of hers include “Modern Museums and Display” (2001), “A Study on How to Make Museum Organization More Professional,” and “A Thorough Observation of Organizational Changes at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea through the Years” (2007). After serving as the Head, Department of New Museum Planning & Construction,she is currently working as the Director of National Museum of Art, Deoksugung (while also serving as head of the Department of Development). 

  • See-won Hyun Curator

    Graduated Korean National University of Arts with a thesis about Korean contemporary art. Having published Walking Magazine with her friends since the spring of 2006, she worked as a reporter in the esc team of the Hankyoreh Newspaper. She has written diverse articles since then, including her book Design: Opposite Poles (Haggojae, 2010). Hyun also organized art exhibitions such as Cheonsu Mart 2nd Floor (National Theater Company of Korea 2011 / Festival "Bom" 2012) and Be Awakened, You Command Group (2010), as well as some projects like Writing band (2012, www.writingband.net). sonvadak25@hanmail.net 

  • Sook-kyung Lee Curator

    Lee Sook-kyung wears three hats: in addition to being a curator at Tate in Great Britain, she is also chief curator for the committee purchasing Asia-Pacific items for the Tate Collection, and for the Tate Research Centre: Asia-Pacific. She holds an important position that has her overseeing all of the Tate’s research, exhibitions, and publications related to contemporary Asian art. Since her work as a Tate Liverpool curator in 2007, she has curated exhibitions such as 《Colour Chart: Reinventing Colour, 1950 to Today》 and 《Nam June Paik》. In 2009, she took part in planning 《DLP Piper Series: This Is Sculpture》. In 2012, she was chief planner for the Liverpool Biennial’s Tate Liverpool exhibition. 

  • Sojung Jun Artist

    Jun Sojung was born in Busan, Korea in 1982. She received her BFA in the Department of Sculpture at Seoul National University and her MFA in the Department of Media Art at Yonsei University Graduate School of Communication and Arts. She has held numerous solo exhibitions, including “As you like it” (Insa Art Space, Seoul, 2010), “The Habit of Art” (Gallery Zandari, Seoul, 2012), and “Forget this Night When the Night is No More” (Doosan Gallery New York, New York, 2014), and participated in various group exhibition and artist-in-residence programs. She received the SongEun Art Award in 2014. 

  • Siren Eun Young Jung Artist

    Siren Eun Young Jung was born in Incheon in 1974. She currently lives and works in Seoul. She received her MFA and DFA in Fine Art at Ewha Womans University, Korea, and an additional MA in Feminist Theory and Practice in the Visual Art at University of Leeds, UK. Since her first solo exhibition at Brainfactory in 2006, she has held a total of five solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions such as “Discordant Harmony” (Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, 2015), the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (QAGOMA, Brisbane, 2015) and Taipei Biennial 2016 (Taipei Fine Art Museum, 2016). She is the Winner of the 2013 Hermes Foundation Missulsang (Art Prize). 

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