Born in Seoul (KR)

and lives in the Netherlands





2013 - 2014 MaHKU, Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design (MFA)

2006 - 2012 Korea National University of Arts (BFA)

(Major: Fine Art, School of Visual Arts / Minor: Acting, School of Drama)


Major performance / Exhibition experience

2017 ‘To Seminar’ Sleeper / BAK, NL (performer)
2016 'A Year of Living Dangerously' _project by Tiong Ang / Dakota, NL (performer)

2016 'Unnoticed Art Festival' / Nimegen, NL

2016 ‘While We Work: A temporary state of affairs’ / Agora (Rollberg), Berlin, Germany
2016 ‘3 ° Weekend of Performance Art’ / Cell63, Berlin, Germany

2016 ‘Light(s) from Here(s)’ / open circuit, Seoul, KR (solo exhibition)
2015 ‘Universality, Decorum of Thought and Desire’, 1st Asia Biennial & 5th Guangzhou Triennial / Guangzhou, China

      ( by Tiong Ang. as a collaborator & performer)
2015 Berlin Performance workshop, Pushing the inside out – Drawing the outside in’ / Cell63, Berlin, Germany
2015 ‘Open Set designing experience: moment, stage, memory’ / Rotterdam, NL
2014 ‘House of Shyness’, Aesthetic Jam: 2014 Taipei Biennial / Taipei, Taiwan (directing assistant, sound player)

2014 'Today, too, I experienced something I hope to understand in a few / The Gallery, Utrecht, NL

2014 'Unnoticed Art Festival' / Haarlem, NL
2014 'Garage Sale' / Casco, Utrecht, NL
2011 'Artist-in-residence program in Litmus, The Final Report Exhibition' Litmus / Litmus space, Ansan, KR

2010 'Extended Senses - Mixed-Mind' / Songwon Art Center, Seoul, KR
2009 'Connection' / Korea National University of Arts Gallery, Seoul, KR
2009 'Singing / Guro Arts Valley, Seoul, KR
2009 'A Dialectical Circulation: Old Media and New Media' / Young- Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyunggi-do, KR (performer)

Solo Exhibition


2016 ‘Light(s) from Here(s)’ / Open Circuit, Seoul, KR
(2010 ‘Digestion and Detoxification’)




2016 Agora Collective AFFECT / Berlin, Germany
2015 EtP (Ekalokam Trust for Photography) residency / Tiruvannamalai, India

2011 Artist-in residence program in Litmus / Ansan, KR

Lecture / Workshop

2016 Workshop A space of the Note(s) / HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

2016 Workshop In the Presence of the Light(s) / Willium Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL
2015 Special guest lecture / Kyewon Art and Design University, KR

2012 Convergence art voluntary work project / Kathmandu, Nepal (director & lecturer, media art education)

Organizing / Project

2017 ‘A Space of the Scores’, KR+NL (co-project , producing and organizing in NL)

2009 ‘Synergy’- Young Artist Festival / Hana-square, Korea University, Seoul, KR (curator, co-project director)
2009 ‘Integrative exhibition Ida Party' / Korea National University of Arts Gallery, Seoul, KR (project director)


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