Chi K11 art space Honorably Presents in August Kaarina Kaikkonen Installment Exhibition

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chi K11 art space Honorably Presents in August

Kaarina Kaikkonen Installment Exhibition

Bei Bang Lines-ism Art Exhibition

Jung Yeondoo Solo Exhibition, Wonderland

After its premiere, the special 3000-square-meter chi K11 Art Space, in K11's B3, will present a whole new series of exhibitions in August. K11 Art Foundation invites three different artists of three different nationalities, with different styles, to present their modern artworks. They are: Installment Exhibition by Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen, Lines-ism Art Exhibition by Chinese artist Bei Bang, and Wonderland, Solo Exhibition from South Korean artist Jung Yeondoo.

Co-presented by both K11 Art Foundation and Collezione Maramotti, Kaarina Kaikkonen Installment Exhibition features two installments from Finish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen, whose creations are presented all around the world and known for her blurring boundaries of sculptures, installments, architecture and nature. Collezione Maramotti is a private contemporary art collection which opened to visitors in the historical headquarters of Max Mara company. This exhibition is also the first time that chi K11 Art Space collaborates with an international brand. From Aug 10 to Oct 8, the Space will also present a retrospective exhibition from China’s pioneering modern illustrator Bei Bang. Line body artist Bei Bang, born in the late 1980s, is the founder of line body art and is the most widely recognized figure in the movement. His works are simple, but there is an abundant hidden oriental touch hidden in his works. Bei Bang is both the creator and practicer of lines-ism art, whose sophisticated works have become a symbol of new-coming post-80s artists. Besides, chi K11 Art Space honorably presents Wonderland, Solo Exhibition from Jun Yeondoo, well-known South Korean multi-media artist and photographer. The exhibition, with the theme of “imaginations in the childhood and dreams in the adolescence”, features 20 photos and 22 paintings, co-created by Jun Yeondoo and other people.

With the ultimate mission of K11 Art Foundation, K11 pays more attention to the communications and collaborations between different labels, brings closer between consumers via the power of art, and create possibilities for more people to reach art projects and exhibitions. It will enrich the local art circle. The three exhibitions will definitely bring unusual visual experience to consumers.

Kaarina Kaikkonen Installment Exhibition

Time: Aug 8 - Oct 7, 2013

Kaarina Kaikkonen works directly on spaces, interpreting them anew, through the use of everyday objects, such as for example jackets and shirts which are her plastic tools of choice.

Installations made of second-hand garments, symbolizing real life and real people, become devices preserving collective and personal memories which should not be lost.

The two titles of the works on display stress the notion of community, relations, and hint at a journey waiting to be made. The monumental features of her pieces are blended in with a soul linked to impermanence and fragility of materials evoking the fragility of humankind.

Said the artist,” I like creating a dialogue between myself, my work and the surrounding space. I also like the idea of bringing my works closer to people that usually do not visit museums or art galleries… I often pick garments as material, but there is me, in my works, just me: all are self-portraits.”

Are We Still Going On? has been commissioned by Collezione Maramotti and crated by the artist for the former garment manufacturing facilities of Max Mara (now housing the Collection): it was exhibited for one year in the Collezione with a relevant success.

With this work the space is redefined as an inhabited and habitable place recalling the hull of a ship. The simple lines of the hull are divided in two parts that expand from the ceiling to brush the floor with an even semicircular compositional rhythm given by shirts knotted together evoking a dialogue between male and female, past and present.

An evocative work which - although figurative and sculptural in its approach - moves towards the dimension of an “emotional landscape”, through the use of the delicate tones of the shirt fabric and the presence of light inside an airy and suspended composition.

If We are still going on? shows a strong upward tension, as if looking for a future perspective, From Generation to Generation rests on the ground: it recalls a large skeleton where the plastic sequence of jackets hints clearly at the passing of time.

Men’s jackets have become a central item of Kaarina Kaikkonen’s work since the late Eighties; their choice as means of expression is linked to the death of the artist’s father when she was ten: wearing her father’s clothes was at the time a desperate attempt to feel his presence longer, but over the years their artistic elaboration has come to represent a sort of catharsis which, starting from a life experience, came to embrace a much wider reflection on separation and loss.

In these works life and death, presence and absence, are inseparably intertwined and recall a feeling of transiency also evoked in the titles of the pieces. From Generation to Generation thus becomes a metaphor for life.

We carry inside ourselves the story, the past, our ancestors, so that they become part of us; a relational system between generations enabling us to know who we are, and strengthening our individual and collective identity.

In essence Kaarina Kaikkonen’s sculptural installations represent a concert of voices passing by and dialoguing with social spaces, they are the story of each of us and everyone; a story that openly conveys a universal feeling which everyone can identify with and glean what each of us experiences most strongly.
The exhibition also features a video made in 2012 by Beatrice Marchi, Italian videomaker, during the ten days of the installation of the work at Collezione Maramotti by the artist with the help of a team of young women.

(Marina Dacci, director Maramotti Collection)

Bei Bang Lines-ism Art Exhibition

Time: Aug 10 - Oct 8, 2013

During the summer of 2011, the four artists Bei Bang, Liu Zheng, Zhu Jingyi, and Li Qing proposed the “Line-ism” style of painting. It is mainly composed of lines and focuses on the expression of the lines themselves to create a unique line-based aesthetic.

Line body artist Bei Bang, born in the late 1980s, is the founder of line body art and is the most widely recognized figure in the movement.

This particular line body exhibition by Bei Bang represents his main artwork exploring line body art over the past 8 years.

As early as 2005, Bei Bang appeared in the first Get It Louder as a cutting-edge illustrator, during which time he had already started accumulating line body art experience. He worked to improve personal aesthetic characteristics and to achieve new artistic breakthroughs.

Beginning in 2009, Bei Bang allocated three years to complete his first mature line body art collection — Triennial — and also held a solo exhibition in Beijing in October which garnered unanimous praise. This established Bei Bang’s exploration direction in the path of Line-ism.

As Bei Bang explains, you can feel direct emotions in each piece in the Triennial collection, naked and strong. Compared to his more mature pieces later on, they were more wild and unruly. However, these works helped them get through his most important transition period so the form of line body art had a clearer direction. This was a difficult and confusing three years, so there was no hesitation. When someone is going a time of difficulty, a way out will always appear.

Drifting Zoo is another important collection for Bei Bang and represents a subdued conclusion as well as an interpretation of a particular stage in his life.

The creative background of Drifting Zoo is his first collection after leaving the advertising industry. He left his flashy career and rediscovered peace and tranquility through painting. He used the simplest line body strokes to depict the most complicated and indescribable world he knew.

He took all that he had encountered and those living people related to these things and implied the emotional characteristics of lack of security and sense of belonging that modern people face in an era of rapid development. He used the innocent body of animals to transmit the indescribable complexity of human nature; it was a tough attempt to create and make art with a calm attitude, while using a realistic and fairy tale perspective. He tried stepping aside and using a macro perspective to express a concept and sympathetic attitude to lament the emptiness and sadness behind glamorous human lives.

These are iconic works after his line body art matured and are Bei Bang’s most well known and loved pieces.

The two goals of the collections are totally different and even completely opposite. Triennial is passionate and the Drifting Zoo is calm; the prior consists of personal emotions and the latter exhibits the world’s feelings; the former is an individual perspective while the latter is a view of humanity; the former is release, and the latter is a conclusion; the former is uncontrollable venting and the latter is careful reflection; lastly, the former is the artist’s inner world and the latter is the real world that we live in.

What this all boils down to is actually a retrospective exhibition of Bei Bang’s line body art. In it, we can see the path that Bei Bang took and cultivate a deeper, more profound respect for his persistence and faith.

Jung Yeondoo Solo Exhibition, Wonderland

Time: Aug 16 - Oct 7, 2013

Wonderland - The power of the Child’s Imagination and the Adolescent’s Dream

2004/2006, C-Print (20 photos and 22 drawings)

* 20 C-Prints: 154x190cm 2pcs, 150x125cm 9pcs, 105x85cm 9pcs

* 22 Children’s Drawings: 52x39cm 22pcs

Jung's series of photos, "Wonderland" (2004), presents costumed adolescents posing in sets based as closely as possible on children's drawings. He collaborates with many people to bring to life the boundless imagination in the drawings. For four months, Jung oversaw art classes in four kindergartens in Seoul and collected 1,200 drawings by children between the ages of five and seven. After pouring through them, he carefully selected 17 drawings and interpreted their meanings. Then he recruited 60 high school students by passing out handbills at their schools in which he invited them to act out the scenarios in the children's drawings. In order to recreate faithfully drawing details such as dresses with uneven sleeves or buttons of different sizes, he convinced five fashion designers to custom make the clothing for the photo shoot. He also made props unlike any scale found in reality but similar to those in the drawings. "Wonderland" changes fantasy into photographic reality without the aid of computer-generated graphics. The works, entirely made by hand, are a tremendous group effort similar to a stage production that captures the sudden changes in the actors' forms, in the midst of people going about their lives against the backdrop of the city.

Shanghai chi K11 Art Space is a wonderland of art. It creates stage-like experience for the public, and provides opportunities for artists to meet. The three exhibitions will bring a whole new art journey for the public, grant them all-dimensional experience, and bring the art lovers closer to the art.


About Shanghai K11

Shanghai K11 Art Mall is located at the prime location of Huaihai Road. The art mall covers a total area of 40,000 square meters and has complete supporting facilities around. With the ideal of combining art, people and nature, K11 Shanghai is committed to becoming the largest interactive art facility, the most creative shopping destination and the most cutting-edge hub of cultural pluralism. The K11 creative events, which are held non-stop 365 days a year, will further improve the interaction among art, people, nature and shopping, bringing unprecedented sensory enjoyment to customers and tourists.

In Art We Live

A global high-end lifestyle brand operator under New World Group, K11 is the world’s first original brand to pioneer the blend of three essential elements of Art · People · Nature.

Art - K11 not only displays a permanent collection of local young artists’ works, but also allows the public to appreciate different local artworks and performance during shopping and leisure through the provision of various multi-dimensional spaces. This can help enhance the communication and exchanges between local artists and the public, nurture habits of art appreciation, and allow young artists to have more opportunities for showcasing their works so as to foster the development of local art.

People - K11 manages, reorganizes and integrates humanity, history and geography of the adjacent regions from various perspectives in different cities. It revitalizes, regenerates and recreates the humanistic experience, art and culture in the regions so as to create a unique K11 multicultural living area. 

Nature - Various green design and technology concepts are taken into account in the interior architecture of K11 projects so as to minimize the negative impacts on the natural environment and upgrade the overall quality of urban public premises. Designed with a garden concept, K11 features a multidimensional natural landscape with a variety of local plants, green roof, vertical greening and urban farming, and creates a perfect integration of natural space and local culture so that visitors feel like indulging in an urban oasis and are inspired to consider the intimate relationship between human and nature.

K11 Art Foundation (“KAF”)



To be a sustainable incubation force in the global ecosystem of art, design and creativity, and to create strong public desire for the local contemporary art scene:

·         K11 Art Foundation is a registered not-for-profit organization that serves as a sustainable incubating springboard where young emerging artists from Greater China are nurtured and their creative ideas and contribution to humanity globally manifested ·         Through our innovative educational programs, art spaces, art database across Greater China and unique collection of contemporary art, KAF provides local communities, especially young and inquisitive members of our generation, easy access to appreciate art and thereby elevates our collective understanding of culture



·         KAF is to offer a creative platform to talented young artists from Greater China, and provide them opportunities to realize and showcase their full potential via amicable collaborations and cross-regional experimentations regionally and globally.

        Through research, initiatives and partnerships, and harnessing the passion and energy of our active participants, KAF facilitates the public to enjoy a diverse array of programs and exhibitions that will enrich the city’s art scene and enable it to become the leading multi-cultural art hub among its neighboring peers ·         Art for the Masses -- the extensive network and resources of K11 in Hong Kong and Mainland China catalyze a continuous interaction among artists, students, office occupants, patrons and the general public to strengthen art appreciation and awareness for our current and future generations


       Leveraging on the success of our flourishing K11 Art Space Workshops, K11 Art Village, K11 Artist-in-Residence Program, K11 Artist Klub and K11 Kollection, the activities and infrastructure in these convenient destinations and their outreach extensions allow KAF to attract and engage a steady stream of participating audiences and maximise the public exposure of local artists and programs

Introductions to Artists and Artworks

Info about Collezione Maramotti

The works on exhibit belong to Collezione Maramotti, an important Italian private institution of contemporary art – open to the public in 2007 in Reggio Emilia.

The Collezione, consisting in several hundred works from 1950 to the present day, represents a long history of collecting which started in the mid Sixties thanks to the passion of Achille Maramotti, entrepreneur and founder of Max Mara fashion brand. Besides its historical collection, the Collezione still pursues its activity of purchases and commissions to young Italian and international artists, by sharing it with visitors and thus supporting the production and experimentation of artists who are not yet established in the art system.

Collezione Maramotti

Via Fratelli Cervi 66

Reggio Emilia- Italy

Kaarina Kaikkonen

Born in 1952, Lisalmi, Finland

Lives and works in Helsinki

2008 Honourable Prize, Cairo 11th Biennale, Cairo, Egypt

2005 Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant

2004 The Public Prize, Den Haag Sculptuur 2004, Holland

2001 The Prize of Enviromental Art, Finland

Finland Art Reward

2001 Candidate of Ars Fennica Prize

1999 Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant

1998 II price in the art competition in Espoo, Finland

1996 II price in the art competition in Hyvinkää, Finland

1989 State Art Reward, Finland

1985 Price in Nurnberg Drawing Triennale, Germany

1982 I price in the art competition for Finnish Club, Helsinki, Finland

1979 Iisalmi City Art Reward, Finland

Selection of solo exhibitions and site specific installations:

“A Stolen Kiss”, Kotka Fire Station, Kotka, Finland, 1990

“Set for the Sea”, Gallery Titanic, Turku, Finland, 1991

“USA-Finland”, Contrasts and Connections, touring exhibition,USA, 1992

“12 Spaces”, Kerava Art Museum, Finland, 1992

“Nature of Paper”, The Center of Polish Sculpture, Oronsko, Poland, 1993

“Finnish Contemporary Art”, Mänttä Art Festival, Finland, 1993

“Paper on Paper”, Lappeenranta Art Museum, Finland, 1993

“Secret Garden”, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland, 1994

“Points of View”, Retretti Art Center, Punkaharju, Finland, 1994

“Fair Wind”, Hanko foreshore, Finland, 1995

“River”, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland, 1995

“Art Works Work Spaces”,Hyvinkää Art Museum, Finland, 1995

“Ireland and Europe”, Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, 1997

“Echo”, Tallinna Art Hall, Estonia, 1997

“Glass and Light”, Museum for Contemporary Art in Tampere, Finland, 1997

“Fiber”, Fiskars Art Center, Fiskars, Finland, 1997

“Espace Valles”, Grenoble, France, 1998

“Funf Bildhauerinnen aus Finnland”, Kulturbahnhof Eller, Germany, 1998

“Paper+Finland=Art”, American Craft Museum, New York; The Chicago Athenaeum at Schaumburg, Chicago, 1998

“Paper Worlds”, Lönnström Art Museum in Rauma, Finland; Jyväskylä ArtMuseum, Finland, 1998

“Paper Worlds” Musee de Pully, Lausanne, Switzerland; Galerie im Werkstatt Laden, Winterthur, Switserland; Aine Art Museum in Tornio, Finland, 1999

“Paper+Finland=Art”, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, 1999

“Alkumeri”, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art in Turku, Finland, 1999

“Sky is the Limit”, Museum for Contemporary Art in Tampere, Finland, 1999

Three Women”, Lapinlahti Art Museum, Finland, 1999

“La Nature du Papier”, Salle des Cordeliers, Annonay, France, 1999

“Transitions”, Malmö Art Museum, Sweden; Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany, 2000

“Qui a plante ces grands arbres?”, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris; Espace Huit November, Paris, 2000

“Transformations”, Natural History Museum in Helsinki, 2000

“Paper+Finland=Art”, The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada;Triangle Gallery, Galgary, Canada; Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, USA, 2000

“In Via”, Flemish Ministry, Brussels, 2001

“Turpahöylä-Metamorphoses in Sculpture”, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland, 2001

“The Spirit of The Forest”, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, 2001

“New Paper Art”, Crafts Council, London, 2001

“Art in Savo - Savo in Art”, Lapinlahti Art Museum, Finland, 2001

“MIELI”, kuva Mänttä Art Festival, Finland, 2001

“Premiére”,Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, 2001

“Paper+Finland=Art”, Galerie Montcalme, Hull, USA; Harbourfront Center, Toronto; Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, 2001

“In & Out”, Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland, 2002

“Departure”, 8th Havana Biennial, Wifredo Lam Center for Contemporary Art , Havana, 2003

“Beyond Reach”, Fabrica, Brighton, 2003

“Loud and proud”, Anttolanhovi, Mikkeli, Finland, 2003

“Like a Bird of Passage”, Artina Gallery, Helsinki, 2003

“Night Train”, Kiasma Museum for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, 2003

“It was Empty”, Omniart, Art Basel-Miami, Miami, 2004

“A Path”, Umedalen Skulptur Umeå, Sweden, 2004

“In the Darkness”, Den Haag Sculptuur, The Hague, Holland, 2004

“Den Gyldne”, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 2004

“Postcards from Cuba”, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, 2004

“Sound and Fury”, Iisalmi Art Hall, Iisalmi, Finland, 2004

“Fogelfrei”, Stadt Paradies, Darmstadt, 2005

“Kaarina Kaikkonen”, Helsinki Kunsthalle, 2005

“Queen of the Night”, Artina Gallery , Helsinki, 2005

“Une certaine Finland”, atelier340muzeum, Brussels, 2005

“And It was Empty”, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, 2005

“20/20”, Chelsea Galleria, Miami, 2006

“Like A Bridge Over Troubled Water”, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata,2006

“Across the Deep, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, 2006

“Kaarina Kaikkonen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen. 2006

“Kaarina Kaikkonen”, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskyla, 2006

“Reaching Far”, Rochester Cathedral, Rochester ,2006

“The Presence of Absence”, Remy Toledo Gallery, New York,2006

“Influenced Identity”, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, 2006

“Biennale Balticum”, Rauma Art Museum, 2006

Mänttä Art Festival”, Mänttä, 2006

“Påskeudstillingen i Tistrup”, Vestjylland Art Museum, Tistrup, Denmark, 2006

“And It Was Empty, Art Museum, University of Wyoming, Laramie, 2007

“Inner Borders, The State Hermitage Museum, San Pietroburgo , 2007

“Kaarina Kaikkonen, Institut Finlandais, Paris, 2007

“OH MY GOD, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Oslo, 2007

“Une certaine Finland”, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland, 2007

“Maco”, Ashley Gallery, Mexico City, 2007

“Art Miami”, Chelsea Galleria, Miami, 2007

“PalmBeach3”, Remy Toledo Gallery, Palm Beach, 2007

“My Space”, The Palazzo Delle Arti Napoli, Naples, 2008

“And It Was Empty” XI Cairo Biennale”, Cairo, 2008

“Kaarina Kaikkonen”, l‘Espal, Le Mans , 2008

“Borås International Sculpture Festival”, Borås, Sweden, 2008

“Kaarina Kaikkonen”, Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje, 2008

“Kaarina Kaikkonen, Konsthallen Trollhättan, Trollhättan, 2008

“Kaarina Kaikkonen, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki , 2008

“Forget-Me-Not,” Korjaamo Culture Factory, Helsinki ,2008

“Kaarina Kaikkonen, Örebro OpenART 20082, Örebro Konsthall, Örebro, Sweden, 2008

“Pewna Finlandia”, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland; Oronsko Sculpture Center, Oronsko, Poland; Hoviart, Anttola, Finland, 2008

“Ei saa peittää”, Eskilstuna Art Museum, Eskilstuna, Sweden, 2009

“Kaarina Kaikkonen, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, 2009

“Changes of Directions”, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere, 2009

“From Generation to Generation: Kaarina Kaikkonen, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome, 2009

“From Generation to Generation: Kaarina Kaikkonen”, Galleria Sara Zanin, Rome, 2009

“Confections”, Biennale du Lin, Quebec, 2009

" Hanging on to Each Other,” The 6th Liverpool Biennale”, FACT, Liverpool, 2010

“Grooving Connections,” Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver, 2010

“Baltic Biennale II”, St. Petersburg, 2010

“Borås International Sculpture Festival 2010”, Borås, Sweden, 2010

“Kesänäyttely”, Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani Finland, 2010

Den Gyldne, Vestjylland Art Museum, Tistrup, Denmark, 2010

“Memory Traces”, Ludwig Museum Koblenz, Germany, 2010

“Cosmos”, Silkeborgbad Art Center, Silkeborg, Denmark, 2010

“Etre Ainsi”, Espace culturel Boris Vian, Les Ulis, France", 2010

“Hiding Memories, No Longer Empty “, Colonel’s Row on Governors Island, NY, 2010

“Memory Traces, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz,2010

“Cosmos, Silkeborgbad Art Center, Silkeborg,2010

“As A Tree I Can Feel The Wind”, Art Miami, Miami, 2011

“A Connection, United States of Europe”, FabrySTREFA , Lodz (Poland), 2011

“The Gate”, (IL CAOS #3- I conflitti, 54 Biennale di Venezia), Isola San Servolo, Venice, 2011

“Is There A Better Future?” Critical Mass, International Public Art Project, St. Petersburg, 2011

“Hiding Memories- Humanscape”, Spazio Museale di Palazzo Tornielli, Ameno, 2011

“Memory – New International Sculpture”, Rosenfeld Porcini, London, 2011

“I Would Have Wanted To Blossom Out, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, 2011

Kesä – Sommar – Summer 2011,

“Life Paths”, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, 2011

“Having Hope ,Galleria Sara Zanin, Rome, 2012

“Are We Still Going on?”, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, 2012-2013

“Towards Tomorrow”, MAXXI Rome, 2012

“Out of Fashion” - Textiles in Contemporary Art, Gl Holtegaard, Holte (Copenhagen), 2013

“We Are The Boat”, USE-Europa, Gare de l´Est, Paris, 2013

“Nordic Cool”, Kennedy Center, Washington,2012

A Connection, USE -Europa, Pharos Arts Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2013

“Memory – International Contemporary Sculpture”, PAN-Palazzo delle Arti, Naples, 2013

“Where Is My Home,?”, USE-United States of Europa, Plataforma das  Artes, Guimaraes, 2013

“Collage”, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, 2013

“What A Party!”,  Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, 2013

“USE-United States of Europe”,International Airport Vilnius, 2013;Railway Station Helsinki, 2013

“Ekolandia”, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, 2013

About Bei Bang

Bei bang, born in 1982, is an illustrator who lives and works in Shanghai, and is an active member of the art scenes in both Shanghai and Beijing . 

Once a top class cutting-edge designer, he is a pioneer in the illustration field in China.

His complex yet delicate drawing style has made him a distinct icon among the post-80s’ generation of emerging artists. His works construct a unique aesthetics of line art, which gradually extracts the unadorned oriental characters.

He is devoted to making black and white line art, and has remained loyal to this drawing style over the years. In today’s commercialized, diversified society, such persistence and determination are rare and precious.


2005 Get it louder

“The visual arts gallery” held by TAXIDESIGN in singapore.

participation and Xintiandi cooperation "POP-ART" work display.

Outlook Design & Art Show.

2006 "beautiful soccer" by NIKE.

"I,CHINA" creation display.

participates NIKE CO-LAB Project.

Shanghai Art Museum Shanghai

ENO curtain-up Show.

Adfunture Guerrilla Store display

Vision on Ears ’2007

2007 jasonwood “Denim concept” Opening show.

ChinaVisual -“Maunsell open +Cutting-edge 100 plan”

“Coordination Berlin”in Berlin

70/80 - Hong Kong New Designers Exhibition

2008 NIKE-Beauty beijing (For liuxiang)

2009 "Jelly Times" Exhibition with Victoria& Albert in england

Beibang's Solo exhibition of Beijing China-“3 years”

2010 Visual China 10-year retrospective exhibition


2011 “I”digital painting art exhibition in shanghai

Beibang's Solo exhibition of Beijing China-“Floating Zoo”

2011 International patterns Exhibition

“linism”-Three person Group Exhibition with “DaXi” artspace.

2012 “Travel Far and Wide” Contemporary Art Exhibition

[Utopia] Zoo, Group Exhibition

“Floating Zoo” Touring Exhibition

8/25 Openning @ BGI Creative base in HangZhou

9/8 Openning @ Iron Curtain Gallery in GuangZhou

9/22 Openning @ No.2 Hall,35#,Hongxing Road inChengDu

10/6 Openning @ Once Bookstore in XiMen

10/27 Openning @ Xi'an Museum of Art in Xi’an

About Jung Yeondoo

Born 1969, Jinju, Korea. Lives and works in Seoul, South Korea.


1997 University of London, Goldsmiths College, MFA

1995 London Institute, Central Saint Martin College of Art, Diploma in Sculpture

1994 Seoul National University, College of Fine Arts, BFA – sculpture

Awards and Residencies 2007 Artist of the Year, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

2006 International Studio and Curatorial Program Artist Residency, New York

2003 Art Omi Artist Residency, New York

2004 Villa Arson Artist Residency, Nice, Italy

2002 2nd Shanghai Biennale Asia Europe Culture Foundation Awards

2002 Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Artist Residency, Fukuoka, Japan

2002 1A Space Artist Residency, Hong Kong

2001 Ssamzie Art Space Artist Residency, Seoul, Korea

Public Collections

ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea

The Calder Foundation, New York

Estee Lauder Corporation, New York

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Ansan, Korea

Joddes Collection, Pharmascience, Montreal, Canada

Joy of Giving Something Foundation, New York

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

New Line Cinema, New York

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, USA

Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio de Modena, Italy Solo Exhibitions

2008 “Documentary Nostalgia” - Modern Mondays, MoMA, New York

2007 “Locations”, Tina Kim Fine Art, New York

“Memories of You - Artist of the Year 2007”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

“I Will Remember You”, ACA Gallery, Atlanta / Red Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

“Wonderland”, Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain 2006 "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2005 "Wonderland", Tina Kim Fine Art, New York 2004 "Beat It", Insa Art Center, Seoul, Korea 2003 "Bewitched", Gallery Loop, Seoul, Korea 2002 "Chinese Lucky Estate", 1A Space, Hong Kong "Tokyo Brand City", Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 2001 "Borame Dance Hall", Gallery Loop, Seoul, Korea Group Exhibitions

2007 ‘One Fine Day’, Rodin Gallery, Seoul

Peppermint Candy: Contemporary Korean Art, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile

“Wonderland” National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

“Solid Scene” Art Bit Gallery, Seoul, Korea

“Giants in Illusion,” Sejong Main Hall of Museum of Fine Art, Seoul, Korea

“Collector’s Choice: Collection 2”, Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

“Elastic Taboos”, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.

“New Nature”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery New Plymouth, New Zealand

“TRANS(IENT) CITY”, Luxemburg 2007, Luxemburg and Greater Region

“Thermocline of Art-New Asian Waves”. ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

“Projection Project, Budapest Episode,” Mucsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary

2006 “The Projection Project”, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium

“Circuit Diagram”, Cell Project Space, London, UK

“Daegue Photo Biennale 2006: Arts in Photography, Photography in Arts”, Daegu, Korea

“Explorafoto 06: Mascarada/ Masquerade”, Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain.

"Through the Looking Glass", Asian Art House, London, UK “Dirty Yoga”, Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan

"de kleine biennale 2006", Stichting Storm, Utrecht, Holland

“A New City”, ARCO Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2005 "Project Stand By 000", Kwanghoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea "4 From Korea", Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany "Secret Beyond the Door", Korean Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy "First Peak" Entenhalle, Zurich, Switzerland "Seoul Until Now", Charlottenborg Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark "Fast Forwards", Fotograpie Forum International, Frankfurt am Main, Germany "Mapping on the Root", K-Art Space, Seoul, Korea "Banana Surfer", IEUM Gallery, Beijing, China "Manufactured Self", Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

2004 "Hermes Korea Missulsang", ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea "Re;Source", Art in General, New York "Liverpool Biennial", Blue Coat Art Centre, Liverpool, UK "Document... A Map of Photographic Archives" Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea "The Ten Commandments", Deutsche Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany "Stranger than Paradise", Total Museum, Seoul, Korea "Absent Voices", Korea Gallery, New York "Wall Works", Cais Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2003 "5-Art Collection", Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea "Wanakio Project", Noren Market Place, Okinawa, Japan "Poetic Justice", Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey "Facing Korea; Demirrorizedzone", De Appel Center for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, Holland "Everyday-Contemporary Art from Japan, China, Korea, Thailand", Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Cpenhagen "Photo Report from Seoul", Guardian Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan "The Wedding", Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2002 "Under construction: New Dimension of Asian Art", Japan Foundation/Tokyo Opera City Gallery, Tokyo, Japan "Shanghai Biennale", Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China "Oriental Extreme", le Lieu Unique, Nantes, France "City Scape", Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea "Pause", Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea "Imagined Workshop", Fukuoka Triennale, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka,

Japan "Living Like a Lover from the Radar Phone", Project Space 4, Dublin, Ireland "Fantasia", East Modern Art Center, Beijing, China "Urban Paradise", Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2001 "Invisible Touch", Art Sonje Center Seoul, Korea

"Tirana Bienniale", National Gallery of Tirana, Tirana, Albania

"Detached House", British Embassy, Seoul, Korea

"Mass-life", Space Big Art, Yokohama, Japan

"Crossing Parallels I", Ssamzie Art Space, Seoul, Korea/ Lance Fung Gallery, New York

"The Lunchtime of Necktie Force”, Posco Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2000 "Wow Project", Seoul City Subway 7th Line Train, Seoul, Korea "din / DIN", Art Project Space 4X4, Amsterdam, Hollland

1999 "Mixer & Juicer", The Korean Culture & Art Foundation Gallery, Seoul, Korea "Elvis Gungjungbanjum", Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea "Radio Asia", Galangga Club, London, UK

1998 "Bonsai 2: The Cosmopolitan", Hotel-Kunstraum, Zurich, Switzerland "Gracelands Palace", Ein Harrod Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel "Sensation from Goldsmiths", Yokohama Portside Gallery, Yokohama, Japan "Where I am", Galeria Municipal da Mitra, Lisbon, Portugal

1997 "Gracelands palace", Galerie Fruchtig, Frankfurt, Germany "2nd GCC International Show". la Grande Arche, Paris, France "HongkongZ", Fringe Club, Hong Kong "Korean Young Artist in London", Sackvill Gallery, London, UK

Books and Catalogues 2006 “Yeondoo Jung: Are You Lonesome Tonight?,” Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

“Vitamin Ph”, Phaidon Press.

2005 "Secret Beyond the Door", Korean Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy "Seoul Until Now", Charlottenborg Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

"Korea under Erasure", Galerie Porticus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany "Manufactured Self", Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

"4 From Korea", Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany

“Yeondoo Jung: Dreams Come True, Almost”, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2004 "Hermes Korea Missulsang", Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea

"Liverpool Biennial", Blue Coat Art Centre, Liverpool, UK "Stranger than Paradise", Total Museum, Seoul, Korea

2003 "Poetic Justice", Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey "Facing: Korea ", De Appel Center for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, Holland "Everyday: Contemporary Art from Japan, China, Korea, Thailand”, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002 "Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art", Japan Foundation/Tokyo Opera City Gallery, Tokyo, Japan "Imagined Workshop", Fukuoka Triennial, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

2001 "Borame Dance Hall", Gallery Loop, Seoul, Korea 1999 "Elvis Gungjungbanjum", Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea


2006 Baan, Yijung. "Yeondoo Jung - No reason to be lonely Tonight", Photonet, Seoul, Korea, July: 88-92

Choi, Kunsoo, “Jung Yeondoo”, Misoolsidae, Seoul, Korea, July/August: 144-149. 2005 “Upcoming project,” Wolgan Misool, Seoul, Korea. September.

Kamiya, Yukie. “Dreams Come True”, Wolgan Misool, Seoul, Korea. September: cover, 107 – 115.

Schlaegel, Andreas, “Yeondoo Jung,” Contemporary, London, UK, no. 74: cover, 106 – 109.

Mrozek, Von Bodo. “Das Wunder vom Hanggang,” Berlin Kultur, Berlin, Germany, September 18: 27.

Sook-Hee, Park, "Real-Fantasy, Photography-Painting", The Korea Daily, New York: March 15.

"Dreams Come True", The New York Sun, Weekend Edition , New York: March 11-13

2004 Adam, Georgina. "Focus on nations: Korea", The Art Newspaper: Art Basel Miami Beach Daily Newspaper, December 2: 6.

Burnett, Craig, "Liverpool Biennial", Art Monthly, UK: November.

Dorment, Richard. "Strangeness and Charm", The Daily Telegraph, UK: September 22.

Kamiya, Yukie. "Dreamweaver: Jung Yeondoo", Art Asia Pacific, Issue 39 Winter 2004: cover, 70-75.

Raiji, Kuroda, "Very New Art 2004", Bijutsu Techo Magazine, 100 Artist

Worldwide Special Issue. "Sweet Dreams", Liverpool Daily Post, Liverpool, UK: August 20, 2004 .

2003 Mascina, Audrey, "One Shot Dream", Blast Magazine, Paris: November/December: 94 – 99.

Mister Motley: Wonen En Wonen, Amsterdam, Holland, no.7: 40 – 41.

2002 "Yeon-doo Jung", Zing Magazine, Issue 16, Winter. Lim, Keunhye, "Urban Paradise", Flash Art Vol. 46 May-June. "Portraits in Modern Life", Oriental Daily News, November, Hong Kong. Cung, Winnie, "Estate Secrets", South China Morning Post, Novemeber, Hong Kong,

Yeo Kyung-Hwan, "Portraits of everyday collection", Art in Culture, Seoul, Korea, April 2: 200 - 201 Nakamura, Junko, "Jung Yeon-doo: Ajibi Dance Hall", Art Exhibition Commentary,

Tokyo, 011 Issue Spring, pge 63-64 DiPietro, Monty. "Under the skin of strangers-Goldsmiths alumnus Jung Yeondoo gets cynical", Japan Times: December

2000 Ellis, Patricia, "Yeondoo Jung: Visual Crooner", Flash Art Vol.33, March-April

1999 Schulmacher, Ute, "Gracelands Palace Features Hybrid Culture", The Korea Times, Seoul: May 15

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