GU Minja

GU Minja


Graduated from Korea National University of Arts in 2008. Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are
-"Korean Artist Prize 2018", group, MMCA, Seoul, Seoul, 2018
-"Seoul Mediacity Biennale : Eu Zên ", group, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2018
-"Inside the Belly of Monstro", solo, Citadellaan 7, Gent, 2018 -"The Great Machine IV", group, J. Trepat Museum, Tarrega, 2017
-"The Empty Foxhole", HISK, Gent, 2016 Other activities (including awards received) are -Gasworks Residency Program, London, 2016
-New Production Support Award, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, Korea, 2014
-SongEun Arts Award, Excellence Prize, Seoul, 2010 Minja Gu is a visual artist working in different media based on performative actions. She had solo exhibitions in Seoul, New York, and Ghent, and participated in many group shows nationally and internationally; in Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Art Sonje Center, Seoul and so on. Recnetly she participated in HISK program, Gent and in 2018, She was selected as one of the four sponsored artists for the Korea Artist Prize, an annual award and exhibition co-organized by MMCA and SBS Foundation.

About works / performance

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"Island of the Day Before, island of the Day After", Mixed media Installation including 4 channel video, 2018

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"Inside the Belly of Monstro", Mixed media Installation, 2018

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"23:59:60", Installation, Printed on silk, 2015,2018

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"Hill, Hill and Hills", Single channel video, 2016

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"Pasta Nowadays", Performance, 2016 

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"Leaking Pipe", Installation, Participation, 2015, 2016