YoungEun Kim
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YoungEun Kim
Born in Seoul, Korea
Lives and Works in Santa Cruz, California






Solo Exhibitions
2022 Frames of Sound, SONGEUN, Seoul, Korea
2019 Bones of Sound, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, USA

2014 Bespoke Wallpaper Music, Solomon Building + Cake Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2011 Room 402, Seoul Art Space Mullae, Seoul, Korea
2011 The Units of the World according to ;Semicolon, Project Space Sarubia, Seoul, Korea
2009 Lesson for a Naming Office: Chapter 1, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
2006 Listeners, Insa Art Space, Seoul, Korea






Selected Group Exhibitions & Screenings
2022 Past. Present. Future., SONGEUN, Seoul, Korea
2021 Closely Closely: New Acquisitions, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea 
2021 Antrophony, Seoul Art Space Mullae, Seoul, Korea
2021 Signaling Perimeters, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2021 Humming to the Sound of Fear, Helen J Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2021 Border Crossings: North and South Korean Art from the Sigg Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2021 Multimedia Encounters, Multimedia Anthropology Lab, University College London, London, UK
2020 IAS 2000-2020, Insa Art Space, Seoul, Korea
2020 Artists in Their Times: Korean Modern and Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
2020 COLA 2020, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2020 True Colour of the Sun, Art Center Whiteblock, Paju, Korea 
2019 Making the City: Loop Discover Award, Center Civic Convent Sant Agusti, Barcelona, Spain
2019 Loop Discover Award, GlogauAIR, Berlin, Germany
2019 Territory of Music, Oil Tank Culture Park, Seoul, Korea
2019 Multi-Access 4913: New Acquisitions, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2019 New Acquisitions 2017-2018, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
2019 Sharjah Film Platform, Al Hamra Cinema / Africa Hall, Sharjah, UAE
2018 Unclosed Bricks, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2017 SongEun Art Award, SongEun Art Space, Seoul, Korea
2017 Melting Sea, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
2016 SeMA Gold X: Korean Art in the Nineties, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2016 ARTSPECTRUM, Leeum: Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2015 No Patent Pending, Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands
2015 Klingsor's Last Summer, HITE Collection, Seoul, Korea
2015 Soundscape & Sound Identity, Castello di beseno, Trentino, Italy
2015 Radiophrenia, CCA, Glasgow, UK
2013 Translate into Mother Tongue, Doosan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2013 Translate into Mother Tongue, Doosan Gallery, New York, USA
2013 Peep!, Songwon Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2012 Open Index, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea
2012 Image and Text: Ut Pictura Poesis, ONE AND J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2012 Soundscape: Urban Landscape Described in Sound, Wumin Art Center, Cheongju, Korea
2011 Media Landscape: Zone East, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
2011 EMAP: Ewha International Media Art Presentation, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea
2010 Media Landscape: City States, Liverpool Biennale, Contemporary Urban Center, Liverpool, UK
2009 Looking for Junho Lee: Novel 01, Takeout Drawing, Seoul, Korea
2007 Your Island, My Island, Yeouiedo: Yeouiedo Public Art Project, Yeouiedo Park, Seoul, Korea
2007 Sound Art 101, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
2007 Sound Effect Seoul, Songwon Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2007 Sitting Here and There without Knowing What is Happening: 335 Orch Performance Series, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
2006 Somewhere in Time, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea
2006 Familiar but Unfamiliar Landscape, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2006 People under the Landmarks of Seoul, Gallery 175, Seoul, Korea
2006 Beyond the Border of Painting, Coreana Museum of Art_Space*C, Seoul, Korea
2005 Don’t Immigrate, Gallery Jungmiso, Seoul, Korea
2005 Clear the Field of Fire, Ilmin Museum, Seoul, Korea
2005 SeMA 2005, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2005 EXiS 2005, SpaceCell, Seoul, Korea
2004 SeMA 2004, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea





Residencies
2018 Q-O2: workspace for experimental music and sound art, Brussels, Belgium
2014-2015 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Grants & Fellowships
2022 Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Production Grant, Korea
2021 Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, Research Grant, Korea
2020 Seoul Art Space Mullae, Music & Sound Art Research Grant, Korea
2020 City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship, USA

2019 Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant, USA
2018 Arts Council Korea, International Residency Grant, Korea
2014-2015 Mondriaan Fund, Mondriaan Fund Fellowship, The Netherlands 
2014-2015 Arts Council Korea, International Residency Grant, Korea
2014 Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Production Grant, Korea
2009 Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Production Grant, Korea
2006 Arts Council Korea, Production Grant, Korea 






Awards
2017 SongEun Art Award, Grand Prize, Korea
2017 Prix Ars Electronica, Honorary Mentions, Austria






Collections
The Sigg Collection, Switzerland
Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

Seoul Artists' Platform_NEW & YOUNG, Korea
Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Korea

Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation, Korea 
Gyeonggi Museum of Art, Korea

Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, The Netherlands
Coreana Museum of Art_Space*C, Korea





Visiting Artist Lectures and Artist Talks

2022 Artist Talk, SONGEUN, Seoul, Korea 
2021 Artist Walkthrough, Helen J Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2021 Artist Lecture, Seoul Art Space Mullae, Seoul, Korea  
2020 Artist Talk, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2020 Artist Lecture, Chung-Ang University, Anseong, Korea
2019 Artist Talk, SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul, Korea
2018 Screening & Talk, Q-O2 workspace for experimental music and sound art, Brussels, Belgium  
2017 Artist Talk & Workshop, RAT School of Art, Seoul, Korea  
2016 Workshop, Leeum: Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea  
 






Curatorial Project
2019 Ear-Level: Sound and Museum (co-curated by Min Hwa Yun), SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul, Korea