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Yeondoo Jung

Residency Period
Jun–Aug 2017

Jung is one of the most internationally acclaimed contemporary artists in South Korea. Deploying various cinematic configurations for his photographic and video works, Jung explores the border between fiction and reality. Through the memories and dreams narrated by the common people, Jung highlights the distinctive moments of anonymous individuals in modern history. Jung was invited to exhibit his works by important institutions such as MoMA, Asia Society in New York and National Museum of Contemporary Art in Gwacheon, South Korea; and has participated in numerous biennales including Venice, Gwangju and Shanghai.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Made in Asia, Toulouse, France

d’Ici et d’Ailleurs, MAC/VAL, Paris, France

Just Like the Road Across the Earth, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan
Spectacle in Perspective, Plateau Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

Yeondoo Jung, MAAP space, Brisbane, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions

Far Game, Korean Pavilion 2016, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art Since 1999, Museum of Modern &
Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Home Cinema, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, South Korea

Paradox of Place: Korean Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Embeddeness: artist’s moving image from Korea: 1967 to Now, Tate Modern, London, UK

Public Collections

ArtSonje Center, Seoul, South Korea
The Calder Foundation, New York, USA
Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria
Estee Lauder Corporation, New York, USA
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio de Modena, Italy
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Ansan, South Korea
Joddes Collection, Pharmascience, Montreal, Canada
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
New Line Cinema, New York, USA
The RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, USA
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, USA

Filming video artwork at The Mills Site, 2017

Community event during artist residency, 2017

At Co-Learn event ‘Weaving Wednesday’, 2017

Working at CHAT Lab, 2017


Special Arrangement

CHAT will be closed on 20 April (Saturday) for private event and will be reopened on 21 April. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.