Participant

Yunjoo Kwak

Pekerjaan Kwak terutama fokus pada trauma modern, sejarah yang tidak dikenal, dan kemalangan. Karyanya telah dipamerkan di banyak tempat termasuk Gallery 175, Brain Factory, Seoul Museum of Art, Hanmi Museum of Photography, Seoul, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, dan French Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea.

Sejak pindah ke Amsterdam pada tahun 2009, Kwak telah terlibat dalam esai video, pertunjukan ceramah, pengarsipan dan publikasi berdasarkan proyek penelitian jangka panjangnya. Dia adalah seorang seniman-di-tempat tinggal di The Otolith Collective, London, Inggris, dan telah berpartisipasi dalam berbagai pameran dan pemutaran di Studium Generale Amsterdam (dikuratori oleh Ruth Noack), Punt WG (dikuratori oleh Clare Butcher), Museum Fotografi Reykjavik, Pusat Kebudayaan Korea, London, dan Rujak Center for Urban Studies, Jakarta (dikuratori oleh seven and half project). Karya video utamanya meliputi Café Downey’s (2013), A Chronicle of Plan van Gool (2014) dan Unfinished Odyssey: The Defectors (2017).

Kwak's work mainly focuses on modern traumas, unrecognized histories, otherness, and misfortunes. She has shown her work in numerous photography and photographic installation exhibitions including Gallery 175, Brain Factory, Seoul Museum of Art, Hanmi Museum of Photography, Seoul, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, and French Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea.

Since moving to Amsterdam in 2009, Kwak has engaged in video essays, lecture performances, archiving and publications based on her long-term research project. She was an artist-in-residence at The Otolith Collective, London, UK, and has participated in various exhibitions and screenings at Studium Generale Amsterdam (curated by Ruth Noack), Punt WG (curated by Clare Butcher), Reykjavik Museum of Photography, the Korean Cultural Center, London and Rujak Center for Urban Studies, Jakarta (curated by seven and half project). Her major video works include Café Downey’s (2013), A Chronicle of Plan van Gool (2014) and Unfinished Odyssey: The Defectors (2017).