Minouk Lim

Minouk Lim as an artist seeks to find ways to examine objects embedded with performativity, different methods of performance and imaginative modes of creating records. Her inclusive approach embraces different fields of history, politics, philosophy and literature, drawing reflections on everyday life and challenging the routineness of life.

  • Education
    • 1994 Felicitation DNSAP, Ecole Naionale Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris
      1985 Enrolled, Painting Department, Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2015 《Minouk Lim_The Promise of If》, PLATEAU Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
      2015 《United Paradox_Minouk Lim solo exhibition》, PORTIKUS, Frankfurt, Germany
      2014 《Navigation ID》, Live streaming the press opening day of Burning Down the House, The 10th Gwangju Biennale, Korea
      2012 《Minouk Lim: Heat of Shadows》, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, U.S.A
      2008 《Jump Cut》, ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2021 《Night Shift, 2021 Title Match Minouk Lim vs. Young Gyu Janng》, SeMA Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
      2021 《Gwangju Biennale GB Commission, Former Armed Forces》, Gwangju Hospital, Gwangju, Korea
      2020 《We Do Not Dream Alone》, Asia Society Triennale, NewYork, U.S.A
      2019 《Where Water Comes Together With Other Water》, La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France
      2019 《Taming Y/Our Passion》, Aichi Triennale, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
      2019 《The Imperial Ghost in the Neoliberal Machine (Figuring the CIA)》, e-Flux space, New York, U.S.A
      2017 《2 or 3 Tigers》, Haus der Kulturen der Welt,Berlin, Germany
      2016 《Lighthouse Keeper_The Times of Joy and Sorrow》, Setouchi Triennale, Ogi Island, Japan
      2012 《2012 Korea Artist Prize》, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
      2009 《Your Bright Future_12 Contemporary Artists from Korea》, Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (November), U.S.A.
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residencies
      2018 Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva,FL, USA
      2016 Artists-in-Berlin Program of the DAAD, Berlin, Germany
      2013 Hyde Park Artist Residency, Chicago,USA

      2015 Absolut Awards, Stockholm, Sweden
      2012 Korea Artist Prize, SBS Foundation and MMCA, Korea
      2011 Pams Choice, Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea
      2007 The 7th Hermes Foundation Missulsang, Seoul, Korea
      2006 6th Gwangju Biennale Gwangju Bank Prize, Korea
      National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Arts, Korea
      Kadist Art Foundation, U.S.A.
      Walker Art Center, U.S.A.
      Tate Modern, London, U.K.
      Los Angeles County Museum of Art, U.S.A.
  • Link

〈Navigation ID〉, 2014, livestream performance for opening of Gwangju Biennale 2014, photo by Taekyong Jung

〈New Town Ghost〉, 2005, single channel video, 10'45', still images from video, ⓒ the artist

〈Portabble Keeper〉, 2009, HD single channel video projection, 12' 53", still images from video, ⓒ the artist

〈S.O.S.-Adoptive Dissensus〉, 2009, site-specific performance, video documentation, HD video & sound projection, still images from video, ⓒ the artist

〈The Weight of Hands〉, 2010, HD single channel video & sound projection, 13’50”, still images from video, ⓒ the artist

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