Biography Born in Yosu, South Korea in 1950, Bae Bien-U is a self-taught photographer. In 1974 he graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from Hong-ik University in Seoul and in 1978 obtained a Masters in Fine Arts from the same institution, specialising in graphic design. In 1998 he was awarded a research grant to work at the University of Bielefeld in Germany. He currently teaches photography at the Arts Institute in Seoul. Since 1982 he has taken part in numerous solo and collective exhibitions and his work has been exhibited world-wide.
Insa Art Center, Seúl, Corea
Galerie Poller, Frankfurt, Alemania
Rollo Contemporary Art, Londres
Wind of Tahiti, Galerie Gana-Beaubourg, París
Maison de la Culture, Salle Mariaval, Tahití. Festival de Fotografía. Tahití
Contemporary Photography of Korea, Seoul Arts Center, Seúl, Corea
Vision from the Land of Morning Calm, PIMA Community College Art Gallery, Arizona, USA
Photography Today in Seoul, Walker Hill Art Center, Seúl, Corea
The exhibition contains a group of 14 large-scale photographs which belongs to the following series:
Pine Tree Series: 8 black and white and colour photographs, in the following sizes:
3 photographs of 170 x 210 cm.
1 photograph of 128 x 128 cm.
3 photographs of 135 x 260 cm.
1 photograph, consist of four images of 180 x 90 cm. each one.
Wind of Tahiti Series: 6 colour photographs of 100 x 200 cm.