Yeon Yong Kim

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Yeon Yong Kim

Works at: Seoul Art Space_GeumCheon
Stays in: 2015

 Yeon-Yong Kim studied Fine Art at the School of Visual Arts, Korean National University of Arts and MFA at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Through video, photographic-based practice, and writing, he explores the relation of contemporary art to democracy. He was a researcher at Kaywon School of Art & Design and Humanitas College, Kyung hee University. Recently, he participates in the research group ‘somoonza d’ and ‘After School Avan-guard’, and teaches on the ‘Creative Workshop Program’ at Korean National University of Arts. His works were shown in several of exhibitions, including solo show ‘La Communauté affrontée‘ (Yonugeun Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013) and ‘The White Elephant’ (SARUBIA, 2010).

2008 MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
2001 BFA Fine Art, School of Visual Arts, Korean National University of Arts, Korea

Solo Exhibitions
2013 La Communauté affrontée | Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju
2010 The White Elephant | Project Space Sarubia, Seoul

Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 Affinity 90 | Gallery Chosun, Seoul
2014 Ki, Unuangdong | USD Project Gallery, Seoul
2014 B painting | 175 gallery, Seoul
2013 Night Flight | Space O’newWall, Seoul
2012 Open Studio 2012 | Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju
2012 The Rule of Reproduction | Gallery Chosun, Seoul
2012 Omniscient Point of View | Gallery Zandari, Seoul
2007 The Golden Mug Project | Goldsmiths College Library, London, UK
2003 75cm | Project Space Sarubia, Seoul *(Two-man Exhibition)
2002 New Face 2002 | Total Museum, Changheung *(Art in Culture)
2002 Inter Project-Symbiosis | Incheon Culture & Arts Center, Incheon
2002 Korean Art: 44 Puzzles | Gallery La Mer, Seoul
2001 Parallax, That One | Alternative Space POOL, Seoul
2001 HELLO cursor | Hellobook, Seoul
2001 Module | Blindsound, Seoul
2001 Media Impossible | Ssamzie Space, Seoul
2001 Disperse | Arko Art Center, Arts Council Korea, Seoul

Collaboration Projects
2015 After School Avant-garde | Seoul
2012 Time Called by Moment | Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul *(Dramaturgy)
2010 Research Project ‘somoonza d’ | Seoul, London
2009-present. PODO(Portal of Delirium & Obsession) | Kaywon School of Art & Design, Uiwang

Research & Residency Programs
2015 Art Space Geumcheon | SFAC(Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture), Seoul
2012 Younggeun Artist in Residency | Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju
2011 Humanitas College, Researcher | Kyung hee University, Seoul
2009 K-SAD TOC Project, Senior Researcher | Kaywon School of Art & Design, Uiwang

Criticism & Other Activities
2015 “Profaning Abstraction” | Public Art, 2015.5 (No.104)
2014 “Vanishing Point of Catastrophe”, Burst | Space Willing n Dealing
2014 Presentation & Critic | Space Willing n Dealing, Seoul
2014-present. Lecturer | School of Visual Arts, Korean National University of Arts
2013 Artists Incubating Program | Art in Culture, Seoul

Selected Public Collections
Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art
Ssamzie Space


1. The White Elephant | 2008-2010
: B/W Photocopy, Projection Screen, LCD Projector, AV & Lighting Equipment, Foil Tape |      Dimensions Variable
*Installation view, The Project Space SARUBIA, Seoul
 2. La Communauté affrontée | 2013
: Digital Slide Projection, Color, Silent | Dimensions Variable, 15 minutes
* Installation view, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju
3. The Title of the Painting | 2013-2014
: Digital Slide Projection, B&W, Silent | Dimensions Variable, 8 minutes
*Video Still
 4. Still Life, Still Life | 2003
: Wood Cabinet, Plywood, Wood Frame, Lamps, Everyday Objects
* Installation view as a part of "75cm", The Project Space SARUBIA, Seoul

5. In Another Place | 2007
*Selected documentation of the collective performance (Studio Exchange), Goldsmiths College MFA Studio, London