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Kyungah Ham
(Korean, 1966)
 
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EDUCATION
1995       
MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, United States

1992       
MFA Candidate, Pratt Institute, New York, United States

1989       
BFA, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017     
(upcoming) Carlier Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2015       
Phantom Footsteps, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2009       
Desire and Anesthesia, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea     
 
2008       
Such Game, SSamzie Space, Seoul, Korea      
    
1999       
Room with a View, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
Paused-little Paused Room, Container Gallery of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017     
(upcoming) Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2016     
Korea Artist Prize 2016, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea  
Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future, the 10th Taipei Biennale, Taipei, Taiwan
Suzhou Documents, Suzhou Art Museum and(,or&) Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu, China

2015       
Asia Time, the 1st Asian Biennale and the 5th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Séoul vite, vite!, Lille 3000, Lille, France
East Asia Feminism: FANTasia, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Commemorative Exhibition of the 70th Anniversary of Liberation: the Great Journey with the Citizens Uploarious, Heated, Inundated, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

2014       
King Sejong the Great Opens the Age of Hangeul Culture, National Hangeul Museum, Seoul, Korea
Beyond and Between, the 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2013       
Transfer Korea-NRW (Traveling Exhibition), Kunsthalle Duesseldorf, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Opening Collection Exhibition, Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Korea

2012       
Garden of Learning, Busan Biennial 2012, Busan, Korea
The Unseen, the 4th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The Unexpected Guest, the 7th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Video Screening in conjunction with Scramble for the Past, SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Art Project 2012: Communion in conjunction with Nuclear Security Summit Seoul 2012, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Artist on the Road, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Move on Asia, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
In the Loop, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
Aesthetics of Table Setting, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, Korea

2011       
Asia Pacific Breweries Signature Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Universe in Universe, the 3rd Singapore Biennial, Singapore
The 7th Tournai International Triennial, Tournai, Belgium
Move on Asia, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain

2010       
Hyper Real, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Tourist's Dream (Video Screening), Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), London, United Kingdom
The Multicultural in Our Time, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France; Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

2009       
The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Prague Biennale 4, Prague, Czech Republic
Made in Korea: Leisure, a Disguised Labor?, Kaufhaus Sinn Leffers, Hanover, Germany
Bad Boys, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Another Masterpieces, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea    

2008       
Correspondence, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Fiction and Non Fiction, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
New Acquisitions: Collection Reconstructed, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Melbourne Art Fair 2008 Project Rooms, Melbourne, Australia
B-Side, do ART Seoul, Seoul, Korea
Move on Asia (Traveling Exhibition), Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan; Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea (2007-2008)

2007       
Zain-Marie’s Story, Space C Koreana Museum, Seoul, Korea
Speak Unspeakable: Artist International Forum, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
Story Factory, Packed-Unpacked Series, SSamzie Art Warehouse, Paju, Korea
Naked Life, Taipei MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan

2006       
Fever Variations, the 6th Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, Korea
Pictures Become Postage, Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), Seoul, Korea
Project 001, Yeonheedong195, Seoul, Korea

2005       
Enclosed: International Media Screening Show, British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Seoul: Until Now!, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004       
Absent Voice, Korean Cultural Center, New York, United States
Report from Uncanny City, AIT Residency Open Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Daily Life of Artists, +Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Packed/Unpacked, the 1st SSamzie Collection Exhibition, SSamzie Art Warehouse, Paju, Korea

2003       
Cross2003: Korea/Hawaii, University of Hawaii Gallery, Hawaii, United States
Hui No'eau, Visual Arts Center, Maui, Hawaii, United Sates
Text & Subtext (Traveling Exhibition), Artspace, Sidney, Australia; Stenersen Museet, Oslo, Norway; Tasiatiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Taipei MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan; Xray Art Center, Beijing China; Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore (2000-2003)
Image of Asia, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark
Discovery of New Perspective of Seoul Lives, Ssamzie space, Seoul, Korea

2002       
Swiss National Expo’02: Money and Value-The Last Taboo, Artplage Biel, Pavillion der Schweizerishen Nationalbank, Switzerland
Pause, the 4th Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, Korea
Au Quartier Coreen, Le lieu Unique, Nantes, France
Korean Air France, Glassbox, Paris, France           
Project Romance Day/Public Event, Maronie Park, Seoul, Korea
Coming to Our House, Space Zip, Seoul, Korea

2001       
Mega-Wave, the 1st Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan
Escape, the 1st Tirana Biennale, Tirana, Albania
Suit Case Studies, 1A Space, Hong Kong
Photography & Contemporary Art, Seoul Auction House, Seoul, Korea
Emerging Art Biennial, Daegu Culture and Arts Center, Daegu, Korea
Organized Relay Relay: Mail Art Drawing Exhibition, Insa Art Space, Seoul, Korea

2000       
Transmission, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
Room to Go, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea

1999       
Art & Artwear-Inside & Outside, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea                                                  
Mixer & Juicer-New Generational Tendency in Korean Contemporary Art, Art Council Korea Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Women’s Art Festival: Patjis on Parade, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Art Trends in the 90s, Ellen Kim Murphy Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

1998       
Seoul and Media: Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
The Retina and the Sense of the Touch, Dong-Ah Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Dialogue, Korean Cultural Center, New York, United States

1995       
Beauty and the Public Organized by Komar & Melamid, Soho Visual Arts Gallery, New York, United States
Special Project Part II, Soho Visual Arts Gallery, New York, United States

1994       
Things and Place, Soho Visual Arts Gallery, New York, United States
Anya Galuszka, Kyungah Ham and Karl Hluska, SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York, United States

1990       
New Generation, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1989       
Korean Contemporary Art Today, Roho Gallery, Berlin, Germany; Xantus Janous Museum, Gyor, Hungary        
Independent Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
 
 
HONORS & GRANTS
2013       
Transfer Korea-NRW Residency, Osthausmuseum, Hagen, Germany

2011       
Asia Pacific Breweries Signature Art Prize Finalist, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

2008       
Rockfeller Bellagio Creative Arts Fellowship Nominee, New York, United States

2007       
The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation Fellowship, Seoul, Korea

2004       
Couvent des Recollets grant by Ministry of French Foreign Affairs and City of Paris, Paris, France
Art Initiative Tokyo Residency, Tokyo, Japan

2003       
Freemann Foundation Fellowship Residency, University of Hawaii, Hawaii, United States

2002      
The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation Fellowship, Seoul, Korea
 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland
   
 
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