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Biography
1969 born in Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Seoul and Bremen
EDUCATION
   
1992 Bachelor of Fine Arts/ B.F.A. in Photography, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea
1996–2000 Diploma in Photography (Communications Design), University of Wuppertal, Germany
2001–2002 Artist Scholarship from the City of Delmenhorst, Germany
2004 Artist-in-residence, Centro Cultural Andratx, Majorca, Spain
2001, 2005 Grant from the Korean Culture and Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea
 2006 Grant from the Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, Gyeonggi, Korea
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
   
2013 Interpreters, Gaain Gallery, Soeul
2012 SEVENTEEN MOMENTS, Galería Nuble, Santander
  PERFECT RELAY, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst
  RESPONSE / HALLE OBEN, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen
2011 Thousands, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
2010

Thousands, Laznia-Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

 

Simultan, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt, Germany

 

Thousands and other works, SKL Gallery, Palma, Spain 

 

Being a Queen, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea 

 

Departure Songs, Galerie DNA, Berlin, Germany

2009 Burden of Support, video and performance, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark
  THOUSANDS, Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany
  BEING A QUEEN, Aarhus Kunstbygning, center for contemporary art, Aarhus, Denmark
  THOUSANDS, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
  BreaThings, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea
 

Thousands-fragments, Galeria Raquel Ponce, Madrid

2008 BreaThings, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt
  THOUSANDS, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
  SAPPHO:OHPPAS, Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen, Germany
2007 DNA Galerie, Berlin, in cooperation with Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Mannheim
  VERSUS, Galeria Arte Ko, Donostia-San Sebsatian, Spain
  VERSUS, Galeria Raquel Ponce, Madrid, Spain
  Last Works, Galería Nuble, FOCONORTE-festival de fotografía y vídeo, Santander, Spain
  SILENCE IS MOVEMENT, Galerie DNA, Berlin, Germany, in cooperation with Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Mannheim
  Projecting Life Indoors (2-person), Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
  VERSUS & BELIEVING IS SEEING, Gallery Van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  BELIEVING IS SEEING, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2006 screen sprit_continued/ KYUNGWOO CHUN, Staedtische Galerie im Buntentor Bremen, Germany
  "In/finite", Galerie Bernhard Knaus, Mannheim, Germany
  51 Fine Art Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
2005 100 Questions - Photographs, Video Installation, Stiftung DKM, Duisburg, Germany
  DIALOG, Künstlerhaus Göttingen, Germany
  A Naming Game (video, photographs, and performance), Galería Arteko, San Sebastian, Spain
2004 A Day in Seoul, Van Zoetendaal Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Kyungwoo Chun, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
  Intervals, Galeria FF, Lodz, Poland
2003 Kyungwoo Chun ‘reMEMBERed,’ Odense Foto Triennale, Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik Odense, Denmark
  EIDOLON, Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2002 this appearance, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Germany
2001 Kyungwoo Chun 1998–2001, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
  Thirty Minutes Dialog, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark
1998 Zeitraum im Verschwinden, Werkraum Uerdingerstrasse, Cologne, Germany
1994 Aura, Ba-Tang-Gol Gallery, Seoul, Korea
   
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
   
2014 Fluctuaciones y Perfiles Remotos, Galería Nuble, Santander
  Silence is Movement, artclub1563, Seoul
  A book between two stools, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels
2013 Still, Photography in the Museum, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen
2012 Weihnachtsausstellung, Group Exhibition with 12 artists, BERNHARD KNAUS FINE ART, Frankfurt, Germany
  What is it ti be Chinese?, Grimmuseum, Berlin
  Arteko Gallery With Zinemaldia, Galeria Arteko, San Sebastián
  Grwoing Together, Galería Nuble, Santander
  A COLLECTION, Galleri Image, Aarhus
2011

Series of Photographs - A Centry of Photographs, Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

 

Isabelle Huppert: Woman of Many Faces , The Museum of Photography, Seoul

 

Interview & Artists as an Interviewer, Arko Art Center, Arts Council Korea , Seoul

 

C Action Photo Virus, Langhans Galerie, Prague

2010

Series of Photographs - A Centry of Photographs, Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

 

Liverpool Biennial : Media Landscape, Zone East, Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool, UK

 

Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, USA

 

Man Ray and his heratage, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

 

Darmstaedter Tage der Fotografie, Darmstadt, Germany

 

Reflections, DNA, Berlin

 

ICONOTEXTES, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea

2009

Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography, The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

 

WHITE SPACES, a concert on the occasion of Gerhard Stäbler's 60. birthday, Wilhelm Lehmruck Museum, Duisburg

 

ARCHIVO, curarted by Willem van Zoetendaal, MK Galerie, Berlin

 

Hangul=Spirit: Inspired by Korean Charlacters, Korean Cultural Centre, UK, London

 

TRIALOG I, II - video, music, performance with Kunsu Shm and Gerhard Staebler, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea

 

TRIALOG III- video, music, performance with with Kunsu Shm and Gerhard Staebler, Kumho Art Hall, Seoul, Korea

2008

Verticals, Gallery Van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 

 

SAPPHO, video installation with live music/ with Gerhard Staebler, WDR Musik Fest, Duisburg Landschaftspark, Germany

  THOUSANDS and 1000 Answers, Liverpool Biennial: Fantasy Studio Project, Foundation, Liverpool, U.K.
2007 Writing Paintings, Painting Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  NY C Photo Exhibition, Phillips de Pury& Company, New York, USA
  Angelegenheiten, die sich daraus ergeben, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Deutschland
  Landscape of Korean Contemporary Photography, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  Soft Power Exhibition, Korea Foundation Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea
  STATEMENTS, Bernhard KnausFine Art, Frankfurt, Deutschland
  SLOW, Miki Wick Kim Contemporary Art, Zürich, Schweiz
2006 Busan Biennale, Korea (P)
  TINA B 2006 Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czech Republic (P)
  Artspectrum 2006, Leeum / Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2005 Asia - the place to be?, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin/ Beijing, Germany
2004 Galeris Neuvelles Images, The Hague, The Netherlands
  Wirklichkeit des Individuums, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
2003 Der Rest der Welt, Neuffer am Park Pirmasens, Germany, curated by Alexander Ochs
  The Third Asian Photography, Guardian Garden, Tokyo, Japan
2002 Identität und Ideal, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Germany
  Perspektiven—81. Herbstausstellung niedersächsischer Künstler, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
  portrait: portrait, Prüss & Ochs Gallery (formerly Asian Fine Arts Berlin), Berlin Germany
  International Young Art 2002, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, Sotheby’s Amsterdam, and Sotheby’s Tel Aviv
2001 Bremer Förderpreis für Bildende Kunst, Städtische Galerie im Buntentor Bremen, Germany
  Hall of Mirrors/Variants of the Portraits, Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark
2000 Internationale Photoszene Köln 2000, Deutsches Sport & Olympia Museum, Cologne, Germany
1999 Schwarz und Weiss, Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
  Galerie im Funkhaus des MDR, Magdeburg, Germany
  Artriumgalerie des Willy-Brandt-Hauses, Berlin, Germany
 
 
PERFORMANCES (SELECTION)
   
2011

100 Questions, Arko Art Center, Arts Council Korea, Seoul

2010

Portrait Made by Hand, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea

 

Silence is Movement, Long Night of Museums,/ Laznia-Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

2009

The Seven Chairs, Aarhus Kunstbygning-Center for Contemporary Art, Aarhus, Denmark

 

PERFORMAT I-Kyungwoo Chun, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany

 

BreaThings, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea

 

Greetings, Galeria Raquel Ponce, Madrid, Spain

2008

Burden or Suport, Psi #14: Interregnum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Bim Bim Blumen, Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen, Germany

2007 Projects/ VERSUS, curated programby ARTE LISBOA, Lisbon, Portugal, curated by Isabel Carlos
  VERSUS Seoul-Barcelona2, Festival Asia, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
  VERSUS Seoul-Barcelona1, Softpower Exhibition, W Hotel, Seoul, Korea, curated by Jiyoon Lee
  Into (apoyo o carga),Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  An Allegory of Failure, Galeria Arteko, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
2006 O Minute, Busan Biennale 2006, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea
  Into (apoyo o carga), National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
  11 Allegories, soccer club Mannheim in arrangement of Galerie Bernhard Knaus, Mannheim, Germany
2005 O Minute-Video Performance, Artforum Berlin, Germany
  O Minute, KIAF, Seoul, Korea
  Into (apoyo o carga),Galeria Arteko, San Sebastian, Spain
2004 18x 1 Minute, Fundación Centro Ordónez,Falcon de Fotografía, San Sebastian, Spain
  18x 1 Minute,Street at Artinus Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2003 18x 1 Minute, ARCO Madrid-Art Unknown, 2003, Spain, curated by Bart de Baere, Barbara Steiner, Charles Esche
   
   
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (SELECTIONS)

 

 

Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Germany

Sammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen-Nussdorf

The Caldic Collection, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Centro Cultural Andratx-CCA, Spain

Kunsthalle Emden, Germany

CIRCA XX : Colección Pilar Citoler, Madrid, Spain
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, U.S.A.
Burger Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands
Vedder Collection, Zollikon, Switzerland
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Germany
Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klaedefabrik Odense, Denmark
Kunst en Complex Collection, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Haus Coburg, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Germany
Fundación Centro Ordónez, Falcon de FotografÌa, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Museum DKM, Duisburg, Germany

The Museum of Photography (Hanmi Foundation of Arts and Culture), Seoul, Korea

Fortis Bank Collection, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 
 
GRANDS AND AWARDS
   
2008 Grant from the Art Council Korea, Seoul, Korea
2007 Hanmi Photography Award, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
  Grant, DIVA Exchange Program, The Danish Arts Council, Copenhagen, Denmark
  Commission /Grant, C Photo Magazine, Ivory Press, London, U.K.
2006 Commission, Tonhalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
2001,2005 Grant from the Korean Cultue and Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea
2004 Artist-in-residence, Centro Cultural Andratx, Majorca, Spain
  Commission,Fundación Centro Ordónez, Falcon de Fotografía, San Sebastian, Spain
2001-2002 Artist Scholarship from the City of Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen, Germany
 
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTION)
 
Kang, Su-mi, Artist Voyage, The Art Magazine Wolgan Misool (June 2007)
Interview by Jaana Pruess, “ Sichtbarkeit” Zeitschrift Schoengeist, Ausgabe08/Spring 2006
Danckaert, Bert “Pseudonym” (K)ART, (Feb.2006)
“¿Apoyo o carga? ”, art.es International Contemporary Art, (August, 2005)
Steinmetz, Wiebke. ”Emerging Artist, Silence is Movement” and Interview with Kyungwoo Chun by Susanne Pfeffer. Monthly Art Magazine   artinculture (May 2005).
Park, Juseok. Exhibition review, The Art Magazine Wolgan Misool (June 2004)
Nicodemus. Everlyn. ”Merging Other and Self.” ARCO Noticias 26 (2003).
Claudia Stein, ”Kyungwoo Chun. 18 x 1 Minute” Photography now! (2nd 2003)
Domesle, Andrea. ”Die Rückkehr der Aura durch Auflösung und Zerteilung.” EIKON Internationale Zeitschrift für Photographie & Medienkunst 39/40 (2002).
Koh, Choong-Hwan, Exhibition review, The Art Magazine Wolgan Misool (September 2001)
Yoon, Seyoung, Interview, Photographic Art Magazine Sajinyesool (October 2001)
Kaufhold, Enno. ”Dreissig Minuten Dialog.” Photonews 7/8 (July/August 2001)
Thrane, Finn. ”Hall of Mirrors.” Journal of Photography & Video 13, no. 2 (2001).
 
 
 
NEWSPAPERS (SELECTION)
 
Thea Herold, “Jetzt und immer , Der Tagesspiegel, Sept.8, 2007.
Teresa Sala. Testigo de lo irrepetible, Noticia de Gipuzkoa, May 7, 2007.
Susanne Kaeppele. Mit geschlossenen Augen am Ball vorbei, Mannheimer Morgen, May 2, 2006
de Bem, Merel. “Een spoortje van een glimlach.” de Volkskrant, December 31, 2005.
Hoddik, Ingo. ”Nickende Spanier im Fenster.” Rheinische Post, September 2, 2005.
Nipkau, Birgit. ”Malerische Momente in Portrait-Fotografie.” Göttinger Tagesblatt, May 18, 2005.
Taberna, David. ”El apoyo o la carga de la pareje.” El Diario Vasco, April 17, 2005.
de Vries, Marina. ”Bloedstollende taferelen.” de Volkskrant, September 15, 2004
El Diario Vasco, ”¿Cuanto son 18 minutos?,” April 16, 2004.
Criado, Sonia Gonzalez. ”Buscar el alma de una Fotografia.” El Mundo, February 16, 2003.
Keil, Frank. ”Die Dauer des Bildes.” Frankfurter Rundschau, September 4, 2002.
Cartier, Stephan. ”Die Bildschärfe bestimmt der Portraitierte.” Weser Kurier, August 19, 2002.
von Doetzschen, U. ”Portraits und andere Fotografien aus Korea in der Pruess & Ochs Gallery.” Die Welt, May 24, 2002.
Haase, Armine. ”Portraits als Folge von Augenblicken.” Kölner Stadtanzeiger, June 20, 1998.
 
 
TV AND RADIO
 
DR, September 2007, Denmark
Info-Radio RBB, Interview, August 2007, Germany
Deutsche Welle, euromaxx, June 2006, Germany
 
 
CATALOGES UND BOOKS
 

Kyungwoo Chun-Performance Raisonné I (Text: Jiyoon Lee), IANN Books, Seoul, 2011

Kyungwoo Chun-Photographs (Text: Hyeyoung Shin), IANN Books, Seoul, 2011

bild.klang.los- Ein Trialog von Kyungwoo Chun, Kunsu Shim und Gerhard Stäbler (Text: Hella Melkert, Peter Friese), PFAU Verlag, Saarbrücken, 2009

Being a Queen-Kyungwoo Chun (Text: Louise Wolthers, Rune Gade, Nathalie Boseul Shin), Forlaget Vandkunsten, Copenhagen, 2009

ARCHIVO-Thousands, Amsterdam (Text: Urs Stahel), the Netherlands, 2008

Thousands, Hatje Cantz, 2008. Text by Wulf Herzogenrath, Nils Ohlsen and Urs Stahel.
Believing is Seeing, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, 2007
KYUNGWOO CHUN. Photographs, Video Performances. Text by Stephan Berg & Minseong Kim
Interview by Susanne Pfeffer. Hatje Cantz, Stuttgart 2005. Text in german and english language
 
 
ARTIST TALKS AND WORKSHOPS (SELECTION)
 
Jutland Art Academy, 2007, Aarhus, Denmark
C-SAM, Center for samtidskunst, 2007, Aarhus, Denmark
DNA Galerie, with Stephan Berg, 2007, Berlin, Germany
Art and Conversation, Glogauer, 2007, Berlin, Germany
Leeum, Samsung Museumof Art, 2006, Seoul, Korea
College of Art, Chung-Ang University, 2005, Anseong, Korea
Kuenstlerhaus Goettingen, 2005, Goettingen, Germany
Hanmi Museum of Photography, 2004, Seoul, Korea
Waseda University, with Prof. Osamu Hiraki, 2003, Tokyo, Japan