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Park Chan-kyong

Korean, 1965


Park Chan-kyong

  • Born in 1965, Seoul, Korea
    Lives and works in Seoul, Korea


  • 1995     MFA in Photography, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, US
    1988     BFA in Painting, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2023
    Park Chan-kyong: Gathering, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art, Washington DC, US

    MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2019: Park Chan-kyong – Gathering, MMCA Seoul, Seoul, Korea

    Citizen’s Forest, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
    PARKing CHANce, CCK, Centro Cultural Kirchner, Buenos Aires, Argentina (with Park Chan-wook)*
    PARKing CHANce 2010-2018, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea (with Park Chan-wook)*

    安寧 Farewell, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    Park Chan-kyong, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US

    Pa-Gyong: Last Sutra Recitation, Iniva, London, UK

    Natacha Nisic & Park Chan-Kyong, Atelier Hermès, Seoul, Korea

    Radiance, PKM Gallery | Bartleby Bickle & Meursault, Seoul, Korea
    Brinkmanship, REDCAT, Los Angeles, US (with Sean Snyder)*

    Sindoan, Atelier Hermès, Seoul, Korea
    A Mountain, Gallery Soso, Paju, Korea

    Flying, Ssamzie Art Space, Seoul, Korea

    Koreans Who Went to Germany, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

    Sets, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
    Sets, rraum02, Frankfurt, Germany

    Black Box: Memory of the Cold War Images, Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
    *asterisk denotes two-person show

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2022
    Checkpoint. Border Views from Korea, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
    Off the Page, Daejeon Art Center, Korea

    Margins of Error, Nirox Sculpture Park, Krugersdorp, South Africa

    We Never Sleep, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Negotiating Borders, Fondation FIMINCO, Paris, France
    Yokohama Triennale 2020 Afterglow, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
    The 60th Anniversary Exhibition of 3.15 Movement: Rewriting the poetry, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon, Korea

    2019 Asian Art Biennial: The Strangers from beyond the Mountain and the Sea, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
    Aichi Triennale 2019: Taming Y/Our Passion, Aichi Arts Center/Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan 
    2019 Pool Rising, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea

    24th Busan International Film Festival, Busan, Korea
    Rituals of Signs and Metamorphoses “仪礼·, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China
    The German Library Pyongyang (Project by Sara Sejin Chang), Kuandu Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan
    Making Time, Galleria Poggiali, Florence, Italy
    DMZ PEACE PROJECT, Camp Greaves, Paju, Korea
    Paradoxa, Art from Middle Korea, Casa Cavazzini, Udine, Italy
    在集 Assembling, K11 Shenyang, Shenyang, China
    Collection Highlights: Synchronic Moments, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    Modern Images of the Body from East Asia, Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts, US
    Mise-en-Scène: A History of Images, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    Ghosts and Spectres – Shadows of History, NTU CCA Singapore, Singapore
    Performing History, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    Citizen’s Forest, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
    Highlight: Cartier Collection, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    2 or 3 Tigers, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

    Anyang Public Art Project 5, Anyang Art Center, Anyang, Korea
    The 10th Taipei Biennale, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan 
    Art in Society - Land of Happiness, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The Time is Out of Joint, Asia Culture Center – Theater, Gwangju, Korea
    As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

    The 70th Anniversary of Liberation Day NK PROJECT, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The Young and The Restless, Common Center, Seoul, Korea

    ANIMISM, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Buk-Seoul Museum of Art Inaugural Exhibition Part from SeMA Collection #2_NEW SCENES, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Real DMZ Project: From the North, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea

    Korean Film Festival DC 2012, Freer l Sackler, The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art, Washington DC, US
    Crossroads + Asian Gothic, Festival Bom, Seoul, Korea

    Countdown, Culture Station Seoul 284 (former Seoul Station), Seoul, Korea
    Second Worlds, Steirischer Herbst Festival 2011, Austria
    Image Clash: Contemporary Korean Video Art, CU Art Museum, Colorado, US
    Tell me Tell me: Australian and Korean Contemporary Art 1976-2011, National Art School Gallery, Sydney; National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Rhapsody - Crossing the History, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Happy Window, Art Center Nabi, Seoul, Korea

    Projected Image, Platform 2010, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
    The Flower on the Snow, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
    The 3rd Anyang Public Art Project [APAP2010], Anyang, Korea
    Discoveries, ShContemporary 10, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
    Trust, Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Linguistic Morphology: Art in Context, The Association of East Asian Art and Culture, The Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Random Access, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea
    Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Vision 2010, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
    Oh! Masterpieces: 2009 New Acquisitions Collections, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    Him of Kyeonggi-do, 2010 Kyeonggi Art Project, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

    Unconquered: Critical Visions from South Korea, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
    Made in Korea: Leisure, a disguised labor?, Kaufhaus Sinn & Leffers, Hanover, Germany
    7th Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris, France
    Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul (EXIS), Seoul Art Cinema and Indie Space, Seoul, Korea
    Void of Memory, Platform Seoul, Seoul, Korea
    Shared. Divided. United, Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
    New Political Art in Korea Since The 1990s: Bad Boys Here and Now, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    Another Masterpiece: 2008 New Acquisitions, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

    Shoot Me Film Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Jeonhyanggi: Kim Soo Young 40th Anniversary Retrospective, Alternative Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
    IAS Media Screening, Insa Art Space of Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea
    6th Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris, France
    Still Present Pasts, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    Seoul: Räume, Menschen, Institute fur Auslandsbezienhungen, Stuttgart and Berlin, Germany
    Fast Break, PKM Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China
    Activating Korea: Tides of Collective Action, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, International Competition, Oberhausen, Germany
    JNP Production, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

    Move on Asia, Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul, Korea; travelled to Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan; Arario Beijing, Beijing, China; Remo, Osaka, Japan; Shanghai Doulun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
    A Tale of Two Cities: Busan-Seoul / Seoul-Busan, 5th Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
    Fever Variations, The 6th Gwangju Biennale 2006, Gwangju, Korea
    Daegu Photo Biennale, EXCO, Daegu, Korea
    Pyongyang Report: Architecture, Design & People in North Korea, Book House, Paju, Korea

    Seoul: Until Now!, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Critical Society, Badischer Kunstverein. Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parallel Life, Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Incongruent: Contemporary Art from South Korea, Richard F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, US
    DMZ_2005: Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, Paju, Korea

    Unplugged Theater, Gallery Bhak, Seoul, Korea
    Hermès Korea Missulsang, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
    Four Years 2000–2004, Insa Art Space of Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

    Facing Korea: Demirrorized Zone, de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Borderline, Kunstverein Schorndorf, Schorndorf, Germany
    Para>Sites, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

    P_a_u_s_e: Project 3 - Stay of Execution, The 4th Gwangju Biennale 2002, Gwangju, Korea
    Parallel World, K & S Gallery, Berlin, Germany
    Korean Air France, La Vitrine and Glassbox, Paris, France

    Sunshine: Three Perspectives on North and South Korea, Insa Art Space of Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

    Between 0 and 1, media_city seoul 2000, Seoul Museum of Art and 13 subway stations, Seoul, Korea
    Pyongyang, The Subject of Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    The Photograph Looks at Us, Seoul Photo Exhibition 1999, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    Seoul and Media: Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Alienation and Assimilation, Museum of Contemporary, Chicago, US
    Gwangju, Finding Way from the Mirror, Songwon Gallery, Gwangju, Korea

    Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Yamagata, Japan
    Politics and Art, Boda Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    16th Symposium on Photography: Allan’s Fish Story, Photography Between Discourse and Document, Gratz, Austria

    Vision of Koreans, San Francisco Cinema Tech, San Francisco, US

Selected Awards

  • 2014    
    Fasken Martineau Best Feature Film or Video Award for Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
    New Vision Award for Muju Film Festival, Muju, Korea

    Intelligence award for 7th A-Awards, Seoul, Korea
    Best Motion Picture (NOVES VISIONS) for 44th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, Sitges, Catalonia, Spain

    Silver prize (Film Craft) for Spikes Asia Advertising Festival, Singapore
    Golden Bear for the Best Short Film, 61st Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
    Grand Prize for a Korean Feature Film, 12st Jeonju International Film Festival, Jeonju, Korea

    Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

    Tokyo Wonder Site Residency Program, Tokyo, Japan

    Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

    Hermès Korea Missulsang, Seoul, Korea

    Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

    Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

Selected Public and Private Collections

  • Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea
    Daejeon Museum of Art, Korea
    Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
    Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France
    Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    Kadist, Paris, France & San Francisco, US
    Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    LACMA, Los Angeles, US
    Maeil Dairies, Korea
    Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
    M+, Hong Kong
    National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
    Ulsan Art Museum, Korea
    Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
    Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, US
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US



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Park Chan-kyong: 안녕 安寧 Farewell
Park Chan-kyong: 안녕 安寧 Farewell


Selected Press

2019-12-00 BAZAAR
2017-09-00 artasiapacific
2017-08-00 Art in Culture
2017-08-00 HEREN
2017-08-00 美術世界
2017-08-00 VOGUE KOREA
2017-07-00 ARENA HOMME+
2017-07-00 Dazed & Confused
2017-06-26 Art China
2017-06-16 한겨레
2017-06-13 ArtReview
2017-05-12 Wall Street International
2017-04-03 Harper's Bazaar
2017-03-00 artnow
2017-02-00 Muine
2017-01-00 frieze
2016-12-00 W KOREA
2016-06-00 BAZAAR
2016-05-18 The Korea Herald
2015-04-00 미술시대
2015-03-00 Art In Culture
2015-03-00 Artco
2015-01-26 We-Heart
2015-01-15 London Calling
2015-01-15 Art Monthly
2015-01-00 Art In Culture
2014-09-00 art in ASIA
2014-03-00 월간미술
가깝고도 먼, 유령에게 말을 건다
0000-00-00 artasiapacific
MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2019: Park Chan kyong Gathering   pdf Art Review Asia
“회랑?마당?처마?주련 등 전통 가옥의 형식을 전시장 디스플레이에 도입“   pdf 국민일보
"낯선 관점의 현대미술, 현대차와 잘맞아"   pdf CNB저널
박찬경의 낮은 목소리   pdf BAZAAR
The powers of an art museum as a gathering place: Park Chan-kyong pushes against the authority of curators   pdf Korea JoongAng Daily
미디어아티스트 박찬경 “유대가 희박해진 시대, 이상적인 공동체를 상상하고 싶다”   pdf 경향신문
'미술관은 다양한 모임 공간... 작품에 대한 대화 이뤄져야'   pdf 한국경제
Park Chan-kyong's 'Gathering' explores what museums can become   pdf The Korea Herald
Park Chan-kyong’s ‘Gathering’ explores what museum can become   pdf The Korea Herald
민중과 군중의 ‘모임’…따뜻한 연대감에 대한 고찰   pdf 아주경제
민중도 군중도 없는 시대…연대의 조건은?   pdf 헤럴드경제
Why is there a red light flashing from a window in Hyson Green?   pdf Nottingham Post
PARK CHAN-KYONG   pdf artasiapacific
Park Chan-kyong: Ghosts, history and an Asian sublime   pdf ArtReview Asia
스스로 도는 힘   pdf Art in Culture
Citizen's Forest   pdf HEREN
박찬경의 안녕   pdf 美術世界
No Longer Blacklisted, South Korea’s Park Chan-kyong Tries Again With Horror Film   pdf FRIEZE.COM
안녕을 고함   pdf ARENA HOMME+
안녕 安寧 Farewell   pdf Dazed & Confused
朴景赞   pdf Art China
‘한국의 오늘’을 그리고 찍다   pdf 한겨레
산 자를 위한, 죽은 이를 위로하는 씻김굿   pdf 중앙SUNDAY
안녕,귀신   pdf 한겨레
The chaos of Korean modernity viewed through shamanism   pdf Korea Joongang Daily
Basel Snapshots: Park Chan-kyong   pdf ArtReview
애도의 구시대 보내며…희망의 새시대 맞으며…"안녕"   pdf 서울경제
어느 회의주의자가 건넨 “안녕” 그 무거운 씻김굿   pdf 한국일보
격변의 역사 속 위로받지 못한 영혼들 향한 哀歌   pdf 아주경제
Colossal Roots, Tradition-Reality and contestation of Asian Modernity   pdf Flash Art
“구시대 아픔 씻김굿으로 훌훌… 미래로 나아가야”   pdf 세계일보
"민중과 무속…제 예술의 두 뿌리죠"   pdf 매일경제
“부디 안녕히”… 근현대사 속 원통한 영혼을 위한 영상 씻김굿   pdf 경향신문
굴곡진 현대사 속 잊혀진 이들을 애도하다   pdf 한국경제
Media artist Park Chan-kyong bids farewell to countless lost souls    pdf Yonhap News Agency
Park Chan-kyong   pdf Wall Street International
예술가의 역할을 찾는 미술가    pdf Harper's Bazaar
현실을 직시하는 눈   pdf artnow
되돌아보는 예술   pdf Muine
박찬경 작가 "분단, 무속신앙... 내겐 너무 뻔한 작업들"   pdf News 1
10th Taipei Biennial   pdf frieze
박찬경   pdf W KOREA
예술가와 예술가 숲에선 생긴 기이한 이야기   pdf VOGUE
목소리가 묻힌 것들의 이야기 그것을 예술로 만드는 게 나의 일   pdf magazine M
가깝고도 먼, 유령에게 말을 건다   pdf Art in Culture
Park Chan-kyong’s Multimedia Works Resurrect Korean History   pdf Village Voice
소재 널려 있는 한국은 예술가의 천국   pdf 조선일보
뉴욕에서, Park Chan-Kyong   pdf BAZAAR
오리엔탈리즘 넘어 한국 미술의 저력 보여줄 때   pdf MONEY
Park Chan-kyong's First US Solo Show at Tina Kim    pdf Blouinartinfo
Uncovering Korea's overlooked modern history   pdf The Korea Herald
박찬경전   pdf 미술시대
유럽에서 만나는 아시아 고딕   pdf Art In Culture
When Minjung Becomes Form   pdf Artco
A NEW HISTORY   pdf We-Heart
미디어아트비엔날레 감독 박찬경 영국에서 첫 개인전   pdf 아주경제
미디어작가 박찬경, 런던서 개인전   pdf 연합뉴스
What does 'solidarity without borders' mean in art?   pdf DAZED
Park Chan-kyong & Lina Selander   pdf London Calling
Park Chan-kyong and Lina Selander   pdf Art Monthly
귀신 간첩 할머니, 서울로 호출!   pdf Art In Culture
8th SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul   pdf art in ASIA
한국 문화의 가장 강렬한 '모던', 굿판   pdf LUXURY
샤먼으로서의 예술가   pdf 월간미술
가깝고도 먼, 유령에게 말을 건다  
Galleries   pdf artasiapacific