Artist

Yun Choi

Yun Choi attained bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Korea National University of Arts and has been working in the medium of installation and performance to shed light on the common findings within the city of Seoul. Her solo show Hanaco, Yunyunchoi, Choi Yun Solo Exhibition was held at the project space of Art Sonje Center in 2017, and her works were also shown in group exhibitions at Kukje Gallery and Doosan Gallery New York. Choi was selected for R:ead: Residency East-Asia Dialogue in Hong Kong, and for the Seoul Museum of Art’s Emerging Artists & Curators Support program.

  • Education
    • 2015-2017 M.F.A. Major in Fine Art, New Media, Korea National University of Art, Seoul, Korea
      2009-2013 B.F.A. Major in Fine Art, Minor in Art Theory, Korea National University of Art, Seoul, Korea
      2011-2012 One-year exchange program, Malmo Art Academy, Malmo, Sweden
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2020 《Where The Heart Goes》, Doosan Art Center, Seoul, Korea
      2017 《Hanaco, Yunyunchoi, Choi Yun Solo Exhibition》, Art Sonje Center, Project Space, Seoul, Korea
      2015 《The Shape of Today》, 153th Nuha-dong, Seoul, Korea
      2012 《Transparent Face》, Inter Art Center, Malmo, Sweden
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2019 《iwillmedievalfutureyou1》, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea
      2019 《Media Punk》, Arko Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
      2018 《Busan Biennale 2018, Divided We Stand》, Former Bank of Korea, Busan, Korea
      2018 《Gwangju Biennale 2018, Today Will Happen》, Pavilion Exhibition organized by Palais de Tokyo and Asia Culture Center, Gwangju Civic Center, Gwangju
, Korea
      2017 《A Snowflake》, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • Residencies/Awards/
    Collections
    • Residencies
      2021 Malt Air Residency, Ebeltoft, Denmark (Upcoming)
      2020 Doosan Residency New York, New York, U.S.A. (Upcoming)
      2019 K-arts Studio, Seoul, Korea
      2017 R:ead(residency east-asia dialogue) program, Hong Kong

      Awards
      2020 Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Korea
      2019 Emerging Artists grant, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
      2017 Emerging Artists support program, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
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〈Where the Heart Goes〉, 2020, Solo exhibition, Installation view. Courtesy of the artist (photo credit: Baufoto)

〈Bulletin Board (Rice and Pond)〉, 2018~2020, Cotton flannel, aluminum-framed bulletin board, acrylic sign, rice plant, pin, tracing paper, epoxy, key, key chain, twine, artificial rat, clay mixed with oil, 150×90, 120×80, 100×100,100×100cm each. Courtesy of the artist (photo credit: by Hong Cheolki, courtesy of DOOSAN Gallery Seoul)

〈Viral Lingua〉, 2018, Single channel video, color, sound, 15 min 54 sec, 6 viral videos project(#Virallingua), Collaboration with musician Lee Minwhee, Commissioned by Busan Biennale 2018. Courtesy of the artist (film still)

〈Viral Lingua〉, 2018, Single channel video, color, sound, 15 min 54 sec / 2019, Acrylic flyer stands, prints on coated sheet and paper, Collaboration with musician Lee Minwhee. Courtesy of the artist (photo credit: by Hong Cheolki, courtesy of Arko Art Museum)

〈Citizen's Forest〉, 2014-2016, 2019, Single-channel video, 25min, printed on a coated sheet. 〈WindowPictureFrame Type D-Abandoned Forest and a Webcam〉, 2019, Interior sticker, shelf, webcam, webcam holder, 80x96x26cm. Courtesy of the artist (photo credit: by Sustain-Works, courtesy of Platform-L Contemporary Art Center)

〈Hanaco, Yunyunchoi, Choi Yun Solo Exhibition〉, 2017, Solo exhibition, Installation view. Courtesy of the artist (photo credit: by Hong Cheolki)

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