Born 1969 in Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Seoul, Korea


Study

1992
B.F.A. in Photography, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University, Korea

2000
Diploma in Communication Design, Universität Wuppertal, Germany


Teaching

Professor at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Korea


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Face of Face, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt

2016
Kyungwoo Chun-The Most Beautiful Weight, MAC-VAL-musée d'art contemporain Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Nueve Editoras, Galería JosédelaFuente, Santander, Spain

2015
Nine Editors, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2014
Portraits, HADA Contemporay, London, UK

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

2010
THOUSANDS, Lazania, Centre for Contemporary Art, Dazing
SIMULTAN, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt   
THOUSANDS AND OTHER WORKS, Galería SKyistheLimit (SKL), Palma de Mallorca
BEING A QUEEN, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
DEPARTURE SONGS, Galerie DNA, Berlin

2009
THOUSANDS, Kunsthalle in Emden
BEING A QUEEN, Aarhus Kunstbygning, center for contemporary art, Aarhus, Dänemark
THOUSANDS, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
New Works, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2008
BreaThings, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt
THOUSANDS, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerpen, Belgien
SAPPHO:OHPPAS, Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen

2007
DNA Galerie, Berlin, in Kooperation mit Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Mannheim
VERSUS, Galeria Arte Ko, Donostia-San Sebsatian, Spanien
VERSUS, Galeria Raquel Ponce, Madrid, Spanien
Last Works, Galería Nuble, FOCONORTE-festival de fotografía y vídeo, Santander, Spanien
SILENCE IS MOVEMENT, Galerie DNA, Berlin, Germany, in Kooperation mit Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Mannheim
Projecting Life Indoors (2-person), Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
VERSUS & BELIEVING IS SEEING, Gallery Van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam, Niederlande
BELIEVING IS SEEING, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2006
screen sprit_continued/ KYUNGWOO CHUN, Staedtische Galerie im Buntentor, Bremen
"In/finite", Galerie Bernhard Knaus, Mannheim
51 Fine Art Gallery, Antwerpen, Belgien

2005
100 Questions - Photographs, Video Installation, Stiftung DKM, Duisburg
DIALOG, Künstlerhaus Göttingen
A Naming Game (video, photographs, and performance), Galería Arteko, San Sebastian, Spanien

2004
A Day in Seoul, Van Zoetendaal Gallery, Amsterdam, Niederlande
Kyungwoo Chun, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
Intervals, Galeria FF, Lodz, Polen

2003
Kyungwoo Chun ‘reMEMBERed,’ Odense Foto Triennale, Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik Odense, Dänemark
EIDOLON, Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin

2002
this appearance, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst

2001
Kyungwoo Chun 1998–2001, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Thirty Minutes Dialog, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Dänemark

1998
Zeitraum im Verschwinden, Werkraum Uerdingerstrasse, Köln

1994
Aura, Ba-Tang-Gol Gallery, Seoul, Korea


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Video Portrait Vol.2 - Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
2017 Community Art : Annyeonghaseyo - Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

2016
Nirvana, Contemporary Art of the Republic of Korea in Moscow - The State Museum of Oriental Art, Moskau, Russland
Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art since 1989, MMCA-National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
Prozession, Licht und Performance, St. Thomas von Aquin/Katholische Akademie, Berlin

2015
6th Moscow Biennale/Special Project-Reverse Point Asia State Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno, Moscow, Russia
SHOOT: About Performance, DNA, Berlin, Germany
Real in Irreal, Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeonju, Korea

2014
Fluctuaciones y Perfiles Remotos, Galería Nuble, Santander
Silence is Movement, artclub1563, Seoul
A BOOK BETWEEN TWO STOOLS, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brüssel

2013
Still, Photography in the Museum, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen

2012
Weihnachtsausstellung, Gruppenausstellung mit Werken von 12 Künstlern, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt
What is it to be Chinese?, Grimmuseum, Berlin
Artdeko Gallery With Zinemaldia, Galeriá Artdeko, San Sebastián
GROWING TOGETHER, Galería Nuble, Santander
A COLLECTION, Galleri Image, Arhus

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
Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, USA
Man Ray and his heratage, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
DIE ERZÄHLTE ZEIT, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie e. V. , Darmstadt
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, 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
THOUSANDS and 1000 Answers, Liverpool Biennial: Fantasy Studio Project, Foundation, Liverpool, England

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
Landscape of Korean Contemporary Photography, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Soft Power Exhibition, Korea Foundation Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea
STATEMENTS, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt
SLOW, Miki Wick Kim Contemporary Art, Zürich, Schweiz

2006
Busan Biennale, Korea (P)
TINA B 2006 Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Tschechische Republik(P)
Artspectrum 2006, Leeum / Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2005
Asia - the place to be?, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin/ Beijing

2004
Galeris Neuvelles Images, The Hague, Niederlande
Wirklichkeit des Individuums, Kunsthalle Mannheim

2003
Der Rest der Welt, Neuffer am Park Pirmasens, Deutschland, curated by Alexander Ochs
The Third Asian Photography, Guardian Garden, Tokyo, Japan

2002
identität und Ideal, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
Perspektiven—81. Herbstausstellung niedersächsischer Künstler, Kunstverein Hannover
portrait: portrait, Prüss & Ochs Gallery (formerly Asian Fine Arts Berlin), Berlin
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
Hall of Mirrors/Variants of the Portraits, Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Dänemark

2000
Internationale Photoszene Köln 2000, Deutsches Sport & Olympia Museum, Köln

1999
Schwarz und Weiss, Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Galerie im Funkhaus des MDR, Magdeburg
Artriumgalerie des Willy-Brandt-Hauses, Berlin


COLLECTIONS

CIRCA XX : Colección Pilar Citoler, Madrid, Spanien
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, U.S.A.
Burger Collection, Zürich, Schweiz
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Niederlande
Vedder Collection, Zollikon, Schweiz
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klaedefabrik Odense, Dänemark
Kunst en Complex Collection, Rotterdam, Niederlande
Haus Coburg, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst
Fundación Centro Ordónez, Falcon de FotografÌa, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spanien
Stiftung DKM, Duisburg
The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
Fortis Bank Collection, Rotterdam, Niederlande


AWARDS

2008
Stipendium des Art Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

2007   
Hanmi Photography Award, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
Stipendium, DIVA Austausch-Programm, The Danish Arts Council, Copenhagen, Dänemark
Auftragsarbeit und Preis, C Photo Magazine, Ivory Press, London, U.K.

2006
Auftragsarbeit, Tonhalle, Düsseldorf

2001,2005
Stipendium der koreanischen Kultur- und Kunst-Stiftung, Seoul, Korea

2004
Künstler-Stipendium, Centro Cultural Andratx, Majorca, Spanien
Auftragsarbeit,Fundación Centro Ordónez, Falcon de Fotografía, San Sebastian, Spanien

2001-2002
Stipendium, verliehen durch die Stadt Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen


CATALOGUGES

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
Art.es – project #26 (Text: Peter Friese), Madrid, Spain 2009
ARCHIVO-Thousands, Amsterdam (Text: Urs Stahel), the Netherlands, 2008
Kyungwoo Chun-Thousands (Texts: Wulf Herzogenrath, Nils Ohlsen, Jiyoon Lee, Urs Stahel), Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2008
Believing is Seeing (Text: Hyeyoung Shin), Gaain Gallery, Seoul, 2007
KYUNGWOO CHUN-photographs, video performances (Texts: Stephan Berg, Minseong Kim, Susanne Pfeffer), Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2005
Souvenirs (Text: Mika Elo), Sigongart, Seoul, 2005
KYUNGWOO CHUN, the Museum of Photography (Text: Seungkon Kim, Hanmi Foundation of Culture and Arts), Seoul, 2004
INTERVALS (Text: Lech Lechowicz), FF Gallery, Lodz, 2004
EIDOLON (Text: Enrique Ordonez, Jaana Pruess), Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, 2003
this appearance-Kyungwoo Chun, Staedtische Galerie Delmenhorst edition23, Delmenhorst, 2002
KYUNGWOO CHUN 1998-2001 (Texts: Finn Thrane, Enno Kaufhold), Sunggok Art Museum, Seoul, 2001
AURA (Text: Juseok Park), Batanggol Gallery, Seoul, 1994