Born in 1964
Lives and works in Seoul

gimhongsok

solo shows

2017
- Subsidiary Construction, Perrotin, Hong Kong

2016
- Xijing Is Not Xijing, Therefore Xijing Is Xijing, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

2015
- World of Xijing, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

2014
- Blue Hours, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

2013
- Good Labor Bad Art, Plateau, Samsung Museum, Seoul

2013
- The Xijing Men, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City

2011
- Ordinary Strangers, Artsonje Center, Seoul

2011
- Xijing, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice

2010
- Antithesis of Boundaries, Tina Kim Gallery, New York

2008
- In through the out door, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

2005
- Neighbor's wife, CAIS Gallery, Seoul

2004
- Cosmo Vitale, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles

2004
- Antarctica, Artsonje Center, Seoul

2001
- Retro Bistro, Space LOOP, Seoul

2000
- Heromaniac, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

group shows

2017
- Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Nijo Castle (Nijojo), Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto
- The 1st Oku-Noto Triennale, Suzu City, Japan
- Theater of the World, Guggenheim Museum, New York
- Irony & Idealism, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
- Imaginative Geography: Intersecting Contemporary Art of Asia and Everyday Traditions of Europe and the Mediterranean, Space 4, ACC Creation, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju

2016
- Alice in Crisis, DIO HORIA Contemporary Art Platform, Mykoons, Greece
- The 3rd Nanjing International Arts Festival HISTORICODE: Scarcity and Supply, Nanjing Bai Jia Lake Art Museum, Nanjing
- As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, MMCA Gwacheon, Korea

2015
- Double Take, Nature Morte, New Delhi
- Space Life, Ilmin Museum, Seoul

2014
- Zeitgeist Korea, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul
- Ebisu International Festival Art and Alternative Visions 2014: True Colors, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
- Utopian days x Freedom, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
- K-P.O.P., Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei(MOCATP), Taipei
- Yokohama Triennale 2014, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama
- Koganecho Bazaar 2014: Fictive Communities Asia, Koganecho Bazaar, Yokohama
- Future Fictions, Z33 Kunstencentrum (Art Museum Z33), Hasselt, Belgium

2013
- All You Need is LOVE, Mori Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
- Festival Bo:m 2013, Arthouse MOMO, Seoul
- New START 2013, Museum of Art Seoul National University MoA, Seoul
- Korean Art: Era of Grand Navigation, Busan Museum of Art, Busan
- ZIZHIQU-Autonomous Regions, Times Museum, Guangzhou
- SITE: Places of Memories, Spaces with Potential, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

2012
- Korea Artist Prize: 2012, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul
- ROUNDTABLE: The 9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
- The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
- New & Now 2012 SeMA’s New Acquisitions 2012, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
- Lady Dior As Seen By, Wako Namiki Building, Ginza, Tokyo
- Oriental Metaphor – The 6th Move on Asia, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul

2011
- Abstract it!, National Museum of Art Deoksugung, Seoul
- The Global Contemporary Art Worlds After 1989, ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe
- COUNTDOWN, Former Seoul Station Art Complex Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul

2010
- Tricksters Tricked, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
- Trust: Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
- Memories of the Future, Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
- Oblique Strategies, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
- Aichi Triennale 2010: Arts and Cities, Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya
- Asian Arts Collection, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto CAMK, Kumamoto, Japan
- Media Art from NMCA Collection: Out of the Silent Planet, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul
- Linguistic Morphology: Art in Context, The Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

2009
- The 10th Lyon Biennale: The spectacle of the Everyday, The Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon
- The 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale: Live and Let Live-Creators of Tomorrow, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
- Your Bright Future: 12 Contemporary Artists from Korea, MFAH(Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), Houston
- A New Common Sense of Space, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milano
- Your Bright Future: 12 Contemporary Artists from Korea, LACMA(Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Los Angeles
- The First Stop on the Super Highway, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea

2008
- Laughing in a Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London
- Too Early For Vacation, The Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
- Brave New Worlds, Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City
- Peppermint Candy, Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires
- The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial: Farewell to Post-Colonialism, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
- The 3rd Nanjing Triennial: Reflective Asia, RCM The Museum of Modern Art, Nanjing
- Fiction and Non Fiction, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
- Platform 2008: I have nothing to say and I am saying it, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
- The Fifth Floor, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

2007
- VIDEO in SEOUL, MIROSPACE, Seoul
- Elastic Taboos, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
- All about Laughter, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
- Somewhere in Time, Artsonje Center, Seoul
- ART 38 Basel / Art Film, Stadtkino Basel, Basel
- Charge Your Imagination, Gyunggido Museum of Art, Ansan
- Soft Power, Hoam Art Gallery, Seoul
- The 10th International Istanbul Biennial-Not Only Possible, But Also Necessary, Istanbul
- Peppermint Candy, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago
- Beautiful New World: Contemporary Culture from Japan, Long March Space, Beijing
- Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
- Tomorrow, Artsonje Center, Seoul
- Activating Korea: Tides of Collective Action, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand
- The 2nd APAP: Anyang Public Art Project 2007, Anyang
- Beautiful New World: Contemporary Visual Culture of Japan, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou

2006
- The 6th Seoul New Media Festival, Space LOOP, Seoul
- Alllook same: ArtChinaKoreaJapannext, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
- The 6th Gwangju Biennale: Fever Variations-Remapping Global Cities, Gwangju
- Symptoms of Adolescence, Rodin Gallery, Seoul
- Move on Asia 2006, Space LOOP, Seoul

2005
- Tirana Biennale: Sweet Taboos, National Gallery of Arts Tirana, Albania
- The 3rd Valencia Biennale: Thoughts of a fish in deep sea, Convento di Carmen, Valencia
- The 51st Venice Biennale, The Korean Pavilion, Venice
- Seoul: Until Now!, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen

2004
- Contemporary Senses-Zone of Urgency, Villa Zerbi, Reggio Calabria, Italy

2003
- The 50th Venice Biennale-Dreams and Conflicts, Arselnal, Venice
- Everyday-Contemporary Art from Asia, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen
- Echigo Tsumari Triennale, Niigata, Japan

2002
- Under Construction, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
- Listening to New Voices, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
- The 4th Gwangju Biennale: Pause, Gwangju
- Fantasia-Under Construction, East Art Center, Beijing
- ASIANVIBE, Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castello, Spain

2001
- Fantasia, Space imA, Seoul,
- My home is yours / Your home is mine, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

2000
- Double Space, Young-Un Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Gyeonggido
- My home is yours / Your home is mine, Rodin Gallery, Seoul
- New Ventures: Towards a New Millennium, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
- Taipei Biennial The Sky Is the Limit, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

public collection

- Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
- Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
- Posco Museum, Pohang, Korea
- Le Consortium, Dijon, France
- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston(MFAH), Houston, U.S.A.
- National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
- National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
- Gyeonggi Mueum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
- Seoul Museum of Art(SeMA), Seoul, Korea
- Samsung Museum of Art, Leeum, Korea
- The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane, Australia
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, U.S.A.

  • November 2017
    Pedro Silmon — 6 PAGES