YoungEun Kim
Born in Seoul, Korea
Lives and Works in Los Angeles






Education
2013 Sonology Course, The Royal Conservatory of The Hague, The Hague, The Netherlands
2007 MFA, School of Visual Art, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
2004 BFA, Department of Sculpture, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea







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






Solo Exhibitions
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 & Performances
2019 Multi-Access 4913: New Acquisitions, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2019 New Acquisitions, 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 Nineties, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2016 Artspectrum 2016, 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, Lounge Project, 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 Vocalise: Songs without Words, Gallery 175, 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







Grants & Fellowships
2020 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 Fellowship, The Netherlands 
2014-2015 Arts Council Korea, International Residency Grant, Korea
2014 Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Project Grant, Korea
2009 Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Project Grant, Korea
2006 Arts Council Korea, Project Grant, Korea 






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






Public Collections
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Coreana Museum of Art_Space*C, Seoul, Korea






Professional Academic Experience
2019 Lecturer, K-Arts Youth Media Arts Lab, Seoul, Korea
2016 Lecturer, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea  
2012 Adjunct Professor, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea  
2009-2012 Adjunct Professor, Kaywon School of Art and Design, Uiwang, Korea
2009 Lecturer, Korea National University of Arts, Youth Arts School, Seoul, Korea
2008-2012 Lecturer, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea  


Visiting Artist Lectures and Artist Talks

2018 Screening & Talk, Q-O2 workspace for experimental music and sound art, Brussels, Belgium  
2017 Workshop, RAT School of Art, Seoul, Korea  
2016 Workshop, Leeum_Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea