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KYUNGWOO CHUN

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



Education

1988-1992
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University, Korea

1996-2000
Diploma in Photography (communication design), University Wuppertal, Germany



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015
Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt

2014
Chun Kyungwoo - Portraits - HADA Contemporary, London

2013
Kyungwoo Chun - Interpreters - Gaain Gallery, Seoul

2012
Kyungwoo Chun - Seventeen Moments - Galería Nuble, Santander
Kyungwoo Chun. Perfect Relay - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst
Kyungwoo Chun - Versus - Galerie Andres Thalmann, Zurich
Kyungwoo Chun - Response / Halle oben - Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen

2011
Kyungwoo Chun: Thousands - Fotografie, Video, Performance - Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt

2010
Thousands - LAZNIA - Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
Kyungwoo Chun - SIMULTAN - Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt/Main
Thousands and Other Works - Galería SKyistheLimit (SKL), Palma de Mallorca
Kyungwoo Chun - Being a Queen - The Museum of Photography, Seoul
Kyungwoo Chun - DEPARTURE SONGS - DNA, Berlin

2009
Being a Queen - Aarhus Kunstbygning - Center for Contemporary Art, Aarhus
Burden or Support - Galleri Image, Aarhus
Kyungwoo Chun – Thousands - Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden
Kyungwoo Chun - Gaain Gallery, Seoul
Thousands by Kyungwoo CHUN - Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
Kyungwoo Chun - Galeria Raquel Ponce, Madrid

2008
BreaThings, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt am Main
THOUSANDS, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
SAPPHO: OHPPAS, Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen, Germany
THOUSANDS – fragments, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium

2007
Last Works, Galería Nuble, FOCONORTE-festival de fotografía y vídeo, Santander, Spain
SILENCE IS MOVEMENT, Galerie DNA, Berlin, Germany
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
VERSUS, Galeria Arteko, Donodtia-San Sebastian, Spain
VERSUS, Galeria Raquel Ponce, Madrid, Spain

2006
screen sprit_continued/ KYUNGWOO CHUN, Städtische Galerie im Buntentor Bremen, Germany
IN/FINITE, photography, video, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Mannheim, Germany
PSEUDONYM, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium

2005
100 Questions - Photographs, Video Installation, Stiftung DKM, Duisburg, Germany
DIALOG, Künstlerhaus Goettingen, 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 (Hanmi Art Foundation), Seoul, Korea
INTERVALS, Galeria FF, Lodz, Polan

2003
Kyungwoo Chun ‘reMEMBERed,’ Odense Foto Triennale, Brandts Klædefabrik Odense, Denmark
EIDOLON, Pruess & 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



Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
SHOOT: About Performance - DNA, Berlin

2014
Jahresgaben - Galerie Obrist, Essen
Changwon Sculpture Biennial 2014 - The Shade of the Moon - Changwon Sculpture Biennial
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 - Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt/Main
What is it to be Chinese? - Grimmuseum, Berlin
Arteko Gallery With Zinemaldia - Galeriá Arteko, San Sebastián
Growing Together - Galería Nuble, Santander
A Collection - Galleri Image, Aarhus

2011
Believing is Seeing - Ffotogallery @ Turner House, Penarth, Wales
Kyungwoo Chun / Joo Myung-Duck - San y Sebastián - Galeriá Arteko, San Sebastián
Portraits in Serie. Fotografien eines Jahrhunderts - MKG - Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg

2010
Media Landscape, Zone East - Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCC), London
Liverpool Biennial 10 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Man Ray’s Photography & His Heritage - Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul
Jetzt – Die erzählte Zeit - Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie e.V., Darmstadt
Reflection - DNA, Berlin

2009
Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Archivo - MKGalerie - Berlin, Berlin
Archivo - MKGalerie - Rotterdam, Rotterdam


2008
THOUSANDS and 1000 Answers: Liverpool Biennial – Fantasy Studio Project
A 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, Germany
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, Germany
SLOW, Miki Wick Kim Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland

2006
Tijdens fotomanifestatie Contrasten 1, museum goudA, Gouda, The Netherlands
WHITE SPACES, Video Installation with concert (in collaboration with Gerhand Staebler), Tonhalle, Duesseldorf, Germany
Busan Biennale 2006, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea
El mar que tiene dos nombres. Videoarte de Corea, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu, Korea
TINA B. Contemporary Art Festival Prague, Gallery Nova sin, Prague, Czech Republic
Artspectrum 2006, Leeum / Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2005
Paik and Beyond, Sonderschau Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
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
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



Selected Performances

2007
Projects/ VERSUS, curated program by ARTE LISBOA, Lissaboa, 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, Donodtia-San Sebsatian, 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 Manheim 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), Galería Arteko, San Sebastian, Spain

2004
18 x 1 Minute, Fundación Centro Ordónez, Falcon de FotografÌa, San Sebastian, Spain
18 x 1 Minute, Street at Artinus Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2003
18 x 1 Minute, ARCO Madrid - Art Unknown, 2003, Spain, curated by Bart de Baere, Barbara Steiner, Charles Esche





Grants/ 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, Duesseldorf, Germany


2001, 2005
Grant from the Korean Culture and Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea

2004
Artist-in-residence, Centro Cultural Andratx, Majorca, Spain
Commission, Fundación Centro Ordónez, Falcon de FotografÌa, San Sebastian, Spain

2001–02
Artist Scholarship from the City of Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen, Germany



Selected Public Collections

CIRCA XX : Colección Pilar Citoler, Madrid, Spain
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, U.S.A.
Burger Collection, Zürich, 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, Staedtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Germany
Fundación Centro Ordónez, Falcon de FotografÌa, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Stiftung DKM, Duisburg, Germany
The Museum of Photography (Hanmi Foundation of Arts and Culture), Seoul, Korea
Fortis Bank Collection, Rotterdam, The Netherlands



Selected Bibliography

Periodicals

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 Aufloesung 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

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.


Broadcasting

TV2, November 2007, Denmark
DR, September 2007, Denmark
Info-Radio RBB, Interview, August 2007, Germany
Deutsche Welle, euromaxx, June 2006, Germany
KBS, Digital Art Museum, June 2004, Korea
Channel 5, Feb. 2003, Spain


Catalogues/ Books

THOUSANDS, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2008
Believing is Seeing, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, 2007
KYUNGWOO CHUN-photographs, video performances, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2005
Souvenirs, Sigongart, Seoul, 2005
KYUNGWOO CHUN, The Museum of Photography (Hanmi Foundation of Culture and Arts), Seoul, 2004
INTERVALS, FF Gallery, Lodz, 2004
EIDOLON, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, 2003
this appearance-Kyungwoo Chun, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst edition23, Delmenhorst, 2002
KYUNGWOO CHUN, Sunggok Art Museum, Seoul, 2001
AURA, Batanggol Art Gallery, Seoul, 1994



Selected Artist Talks, Workshops

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 Museum of Art, 2006, Seoul, Korea
College of Art, Chung-Ang University, 2005, Anseong, Korea
Künstlerhaus Goettingen, 2005, Goettingen, Germany
Hanmi Museum of Photography, 2004, Seoul, Korea
Waseda University, with Prof. Osamu Hiraki, 2003, Tokyo, Japan


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