JUNG Yeondoo

JUNG Yeondoo

update: 2023.1.26

JUNG Yeondoo
Visual Art
Institutional Recommendation Program (2023.1 - 2023.2)

Yeondoo Jung (b.1969, Jinju, South Korea) currently lives and works in Seoul, Korea. He received his B.A. at Seoul National University and M.A. from Goldsmiths College, University of London. His works have been shown internationally at such venues as the Venice Biennale 2005, Shanghai Biennale 2002, and Media City Seoul 2012. Recently, Jung had solo exhibitions at Ulsan Art Museum, Ulsan, Korea and Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul. He has been awarded the "Asia Europe Culture Foundation Award" by the 2nd Shanghai Biennale in 2002, "Artist of the Year 2007" by the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea in 2007, and "Today’s Young Artist Award" by Korean Ministry of Culture in 2008. His works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, St. Louis Art Museum, and National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea.

Recent exhibitions and activities:
2022 “Crow’s Eye View,” Ulsan Art Museum, Ulsan, South Korea
2022 “DMZ Art Project: Peaceful Coexistence Zone,” Imjingak and Pyeonghwa Nuri Area, Paju, South Korea
2021 “Focus on #2 Yeondoo Jung,” Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
2018 “Evening shower - Between Day & Night,” Komagome SOKO, Tokyo
2017 “Yeondoo Jung: Behind the Scenes,” Norton Museum of Art, Florida

2008 "Today’s Young Artist Award," Korean Ministry of Culture, Seoul
2007 "Artist of the Year," National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seou
2002 "2nd Shanghai Biennale Asia Europe Culture Foundation Awards"

About works

Classic and New 2018, 3 channel videos, 15 drawings, 43'42"
Courtesy of the artist

Blind Perspective 2014, Mixed media (assembled waste sculpture, VR headset, ultrasonic sound positioning system, tactile guide path for the visually impaired)
Courtesy of the artist

Wild Goose Chase 2014, Single channel HD video with sound, 4'49"
Courtesy of the artist

Magician’s Walk 2014, Single channel HD video with sound, 55'15"
Courtesy of the artist

Bewitched #8 2002, C-print
Courtesy of the artist