Zin Kijong

Zin Kijong graduated from the School of Arts and Design, Gachon University in 2005 where he studied environmental sculpture. He held his first solo exhibition, On Air, at the Arario Gallery in Seoul in 2008, followed by Television: Rules of the Nation held at Galerie plan. d. in Düsseldorf, and Atheism Report at Gallery Hyundai. Zin produced a video work for the media art wall of the Pyeongchang Information Hall, which was opened during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and a diorama of Kim Hong-do's paintings of travelers for the Danwon Gallery in 2016.
He received the Excellence Prize at the 17th Song Eun Art Awards in 2017, and the Grand Prize of the JCC Frontier Awards hosted by the JCC Museum.

  • Education
    • 2005 B.F.A. College of Arts& Design, Kyungwon University, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2019 《21c Taxidermist》 Sindoh Artist Support Program, Sindoh Cultural Space, Seoul, Korea
      2015 《Atheism Report》 Gallery HYUNDAI, Seoul, Korea
      2011 《ING》 Gallery HYUNDAI window gallery Seoul, Korea
      2010 《EARTH REPORT》 GALLERY HYUNDAI 16 Bungee, Seoul, Korea
      2008 《ON AIR》, ARARIO GALLERY, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2018 《CRACKS in the Concrete2》 National Museum of contemporary Arts. Gwacheon, Korea
      2015 《THE FUTURE IS NOW》 La friche belle de mai, Marseille, France
      2013 《Mise en scene》, Samsung LEEUM Museum, Seoul, Korea
      2011 《Re-writing World The 4th Moscow Biennale》, Artplay Design Center Moscow, Russia
      2009 《Biennale Cuvee》, OK Centre, Linz, Austria
      2007 《Thermocline of Art》, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residencies
      2020 Bilbao Arte, International Artist Residency Program, Bilbao, Spain
      2017 CITE internationale des arts Samsung Cultural Foundation Grant, Paris, France
      2009 Duesseldorf Kulturamt Residency Program, Duesseldorf, Germany
      2007 Art Omi Artists Residency Program, New York, USA

      2018 The 8th SINAP Awards, (Massimiliano Gioni : Director of New Museum) Seoul, Korea
      2017 The 17th Songeun Art Awards, Excellence Prize, Seoul, Korea
      2017 The 1st JCC Frontier Awards Grand Prize, JCC Museum, Seoul, Korea

      2018 Gyounggi Museum of art, Ansan,Korea
      2016 Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul Korea
      2014 Daegu Museum of Art , Deagu, Korea
      2012 Daejeon Museum of Art , Daejeon, Korea
      2010 National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea , Gwacheon, Korea
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〈Project: Difficulty of imitating nature〉, 2017~On going Project, Single channel video, object drawing, installation, sculpture. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Freedom Fighter〉, 2015, Hyper reallism sculpture, mixed media, Life scale 150 x 90 x150 cm (each, without pedestal). Image Courtesy Artist

〈Mise en Scene〉, 2013, 2 Channel video installation (Real time), HD camera, linear dolly, monitor, diorama, mixed media. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Slaves in the Gulf〉, 2010, Diorama sculpture, glass case, mixed media, 236 x 110 x 105 cm. Image Courtesy Artist

〈CNN〉, 2008, 4 Channel video installation, camera, monitor, motor device, mixed media, Size variable. Image Courtesy Artist

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