BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHY

Park Chan-Kyong


Born in 1965 
Lives and works in Seoul

Education

1988
BFA College of Fine Art, Seoul National University, Seoul

1995 
MFA Program in Photography, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
안녕 安寧 Farewell , Kukje Gallery, Seoul
2016 
Park Chan-Kyong Solo Exhibition, Tina Kim Gallery, New York

2015 
Pa-gyong : Last Sutra Recitation, Iniva, London

2012 
Natacha Nisic & Park Chan-Kyong, Atelier Hermès, Seoul*

2010
Radiance, PKM Gallery | Bartleby Bickle & Meursault, Seoul 
Brinkmanship, REDCAT, Los Angeles (with Sean Snyder)* 

2008
Sindoan, Atelier Hermès, Seoul
A Mountain, Gallery Soso, Paju, Korea

2005
Flying, Ssamzie Art Space, Seoul 

2003
Koreans Who Went to Germany, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart 

2002
Sets, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart 
Sets, rraum02, Frankfurt 

1997
Black Box: Memory of the Cold War Images, Kumho Museum, Seoul 

*asterisk denotes two-person show


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Highlights la Collection de la Fondation Cartier pour l'art Contemporain, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
2 or 3 Tigers, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Art Basel Unlimited 2017, Art Basel, Basel
As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
2016
The Taipei Biennial 2016, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
MMCA Gwacheon, 30 Years 1986-2016 <As the Moon Waxes and Wanes>, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Land of Happiness, Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
The Time is Out of Joint, Asia Culture Center – Theater, Gwangju, Korea
2015
The 70th Anniversary of Liberation Day <NK PROJECT>, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
The Young and The Restless, Common Center, Seoul
2013
ANIMISM, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul
Homeworks 6, Artheum, Beirut, Lebanon
The Shadows of the Future: 7 Video artists from Korea, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucarest, Rumania
Buk Seoul Museum of Art Inaugural Exhibition Part Ⅱ from SeMA Collection #2_NEW SCENES, The Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
Real DMZ Project: From the North, Artsonje Center, Seoul

2012
Project Daejeon 2012: Energy, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
Cosmic Laghter, Ursula Blickle Foundation, Kraichtal, Germany
Korean Film Festival DC 2012, Freer l Sackler, The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art, Washington DC
Crossroads + Asian Gothic, Festival Bom, Seoul 

2011
Countdown, Culture Station Seoul 284 (former Seoul Station), Seoul
Second Worlds, Steirischer Herbst Festival 2011, Austria
Image Clash: Contemporary Korean Video Art, CU Art Museum, Colorado
Tell me Tell me: Austrlian and Korean Contemporary Art 1976-2011, National Art School Gallery, Sydney; National Museum of Contemrporary Art Korea, Seoul
Korean Rhapsody - Crossing the History, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Happy Window, Art Center Nabi, Seoul

2010
Projected Image, Platform 2010, Artsonje Center, Seoul
The Flower on the Snow, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea 
The 3rd Anyang Public Art Project [APAP2010], Anyang, Korea 
Discoveries, ShContemporary 10, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai 
Trust, Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
Linguistic Morphology: Art in Context, The Association of East Asian Art and Culture, The Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul
Random Access, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea
Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Vision 2010, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo 
Oh! Masterpieces: 2009 New Acquisitions Collections, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Him of Kyeooggi-do, 2010 Gyeoggi Art Project, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

2009
Unconquered: Critical Visions from South Korea, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
Made in Korea: Leisure, a disguised labor?, Kaufhaus Sinn & Leffers, Hanover 
7th Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris 
Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul (EXIS), Seoul Art Cinema and Indie Space, Seoul 
Void of Memory, Platform Seoul, Seoul 
Shared. Divided. United, Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
New Political Art in Korea Since The 1990s: Bad Boys Here and Now, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Another Masterpiece: 2008 New Acquisitions, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

2008
Shoot Me Film Festival, The Hague, Netherlands
Jeonhyanggi: Kim Soo Young 40th Anniversary Retrospective, Alternative Space Pool, Seoul 
IAS Media Screening, Insa Art Space of Arts Council Korea, Seoul
6th Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris 
Still Present Pasts, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul 

2007
Seoul: Räume, Menschen, Institute fur Auslandsbezienhungen, Stuttgart and Berlin 
Fast Break, PKM Gallery Beijing, Beijing
Activating Korea: Tides of Collective Action, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, International Competition, Oberhausen, Germany
JNP Production, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo

2006
Move on Asia, Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul; travelled to Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo; Arario Beijing, Beijing; Remo, Osaka; Shanghai Doulun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
A Tale of Two Cities: Busan-Seoul / Seoul-Busan, 5th Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
Fever Variations, The 6th Gwangju Biennale 2006, Gwangju, Korea 
Daegu Photo Biennale, EXCO, Daegu, Korea
Pyongyang Report: Architecture, Design & People in North Korea, Book House, Paju, Korea

2005
Seoul: Until Now!, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen 
Critical Society, Badischer Kunstverein. Karlsruhe, Germany
Parallel Life, Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Incongruent: Contemporary Art from South Korea, Richard F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
DMZ_2005: Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, Paju, Korea

2004
Unplugged Theater, Gallery Bhak, Seoul 
Hermès Korea Missulsang, Artsonje Center, Seoul
Four Years 2000–2004, Insa Art Space of Arts Council Korea, Seoul

2003
Facing Korea: Demirrorized Zone, de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam 
Borderline, Kunstverein Schorndorf, Schorndorf, Germany 
Para>Sites, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

2002
P_a_u_s_e: Project 3 - Stay of Execution, The 4th Gwangju Biennale 2002, Gwangju, Korea
Parallel World, K & S Gallery, Berlin 
Korean Air France, La Vitrine and Glassbox, Paris

2001
Sunshine: Three Perspectives on North and South Korea, Insa Art Space of Arts Council Korea, Seoul

2000
between 0 and 1, media_city seoul 2000, Seoul Museum of Art and 13 subway stations, Seoul
Pyongyang, The Subject of Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

1999
The Photograph Looks at Us, Seoul Photo Exhibition 1999, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

1998
Seoul and Media: Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
Alienation and Assimilation, Museum of Contemporary, Chicago
Gwangju, Finding Way from the Mirror, Songwon Gallery, Gwangju, Korea

1996
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Yamagata, Japan
Politics and Art, Boda Gallery, Seoul
16th Symposium on Photography: Allan’s Fish Story, Photography Between Discourse and Document, Gratz, Austria

1995
Vision of Koreans, San Francisco Cinema Tech, San Francisco


Fellowship, Awards & Residencies

2014
Fasken Martineau Best Feature Film or Video Award for Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada 
New Vision Award for Muju Film Festival, Muju, Korea
2012
Intelligence award for 7th A-Awards, Seoul, Korea
Best Motion Picture (NOVES VISIONS) for 
44th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, Sitges, Catalonia, Spain

2011
Silver prize (Film Craft) for Spikes Asia Advertising Festival, , Singapore
Golden Bear for the Best Short Film, 61st Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin

Grand Prize for a Korean Feature Film, 12st Jeonju International Film Festival, Jeonju, Korea 

2010
Arts Council Korea, Seoul

2007
Tokyo Wonder Site Residency Program, Tokyo

2005
Arts Council Korea, Seoul 

2004
Hermès Korea Missulsang, Seoul 
2002
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
Arts Council Korea, Seoul
2001
Arts Council Korea, Seoul


Collections

Daegu Art Museum, Daegu
Korean National Musuem of Modern Art, Seoul
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Artsonje Center, Seoul 
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea