© Yiyun Kang    since 2008

DR YIYUN KANG, FRSA

currently Visiting Lecturer, Personal Tutor at

Information Experience Design programme, School of Communication

and Critical and Historical Studies programme,

Royal College of Art, London

 

 

 

EDUCATION 
2013-2017      Ph.D  Royal College of Art, Information Experience Design, London, UK (Viva with no correction)
2007-2009     MFA  UCLA, Design | Media Arts, LA, USA 
2002-2006     BFA   Seoul National University, The Department of Painting, Fine Art, Seoul, Korea (Summa cum Laude)
              

RESIDENCE 
2015_2016      Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London, UK 
                           Artist in Residence : Samsung Korean Digital Art Resident
2012      Residency at Nanji Art Studio, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea 
2011      Residency at Chandong National Art Studio, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea 

 


ACQUISITION 
Victoria and Albert Museum, CASTING (2016) 
The whole making-process of CASTING, site/object-specific projection installation has been acquired, i.e. drawing, sketch, diagram, digital files, and documentary materials : V&A’s first acquisition on projection mapping installationEX

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

SOLO PROJECTS 
2017 
12 : "Deep Surface", Installation at Max Mara COATS!SEOUL exhibition, 
commissioned by Max Mara 
DDP (Dongdaemoon Desing Plaze designed by Zaha Hadid) Art Hall 1, Seoul, Korea 
2016 
2, 3 : "CASTING", Installation at Cast Courts, Gallery 46 A, 
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
2014 
4 : "MIND THE GAP", 4th Solo Exhibition, Art Issue Project invitation exhibition
Art Issue Proejcts Gallery | Project Room, Taipei, Taiwan
2013 
2 : "Mixed", 3rd Solo Exhibition, gallery KONG invitation exhibition
gallery KONG, Seoul, Korea
2010 
5 : "WOUNDS | WARMTH", 2nd Solo Exhibition, Art Space MITE invitation exhibition
Art Space MITE, Gwangju, Korea
2009 
9 : "Between", 1st Solo exhibition, supported by Seoul Museum of Art
Gallery KONG, Seoul, Korea 


COLLABORATIONS
2017, May  "Ghost" Lilian Bailys Stuio at Sadler's Wells, London, UK, Production performed by adults with disabilities from Daylight Daycentre and

                     children from Samuel Rhodes School.
2015, April “Transfiguring Night” Hackney Attic | Hackney Picturehouse, London, UK, Media collaboration concert with

                     Project Instrumental (London-based chamber orchestra)
2014, June “TIME SPACE EXISTENCE” Collabrotiaon with UNSANGDONG architect (Korea-based architects) 
                     14th Venice Architecture Biennale, collateral exhibition, Palazzo Mora, Venice, Italy
 2013, September  “Media Performance 1: Rendering”, collaboration with Changho Shin (Choreographer) and LDP Dance company,Art Space Gallery Jungmiso, Seoul, Korea
 

 

CONFERENCE and SEMINAR 
 

2018 

CONVEGNO Mostrare. Design integrato dell’allestimento temporaneo, Invited speaker. Università Iuav di Venezia, 28 Sep 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018, Art paper speaker, Vancouver Convention centre, Vancouver, Canada 12-16 August 2018

2017 
NEXUS symposium of La Biennale di Venezia : Invited speaker
Symposium on Art, Science and Technology. Organized by La Biennale di Venezia and European Commission 
2016 
Besides the Screen 2016: Projection, Geometry, Performance”: Conference speaker, Coventry University, 20th – 22nd July 2016 
2016 
Foster + Partners Lecture Series: Invited Artist Talk Foster + Partners, London, UK 

 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

 

2019

1 :    "Immorality in Clould", Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

 

2018 
3 :    "Straniamento : Seemingly familiar or seemingly unfamiliar", Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea, Firenze, Italy,

 

2016 
9 :    "CASTING - Young Patron's Cirle Launch Night", Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 
9 :    "Communication the Intangible", Royal College of Art, London, UK 

2014 
12 :    "2014 Contemporary New Media Arts Festival", Taipei MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan 
11 :    "Beam Space Festival Pre.2014", HANGARAM Museum of Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea 
9 :    "Reality on the Reality", Gallery Jungmiso, Seoul, Korea 
4 :    "K-P.O.P | Process. Otherness. Play ", Taipei MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan 
3 :    "AMBIVALENT", London, UK 

2013 
9 :    "Gwangju Media Art Festival", Gwangju, Korea 
9 :    "The Future of Museum: Techno Imagination", Ulsan Art Center, Ulsan, Korea 
4 :    "Proejct Zero", Gyunggi Creation Center, Ansan, Korea
4 :    "Phantasmagoria", Ieyoung Contermporary Art Museum, Korea 
3 :    "2013 Korea Gallery Art Fair ", Media Art Special Exhibition: By Nature, COEX, Seoul, Korea
3 :    "Identity, Future, Imagination", Forum + Exhibition, Daegu Art Factory, Daegu, Korea

2012 
10 :    "2012 NANJI Residence_Open Studio", NANJI Residence_Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
9 :    "2012 Davinci_On the Eve of Tomorrow", Seoul Art Space, Geunchon Seoul, Korea
7 :    "Yeosu International Art Festival_Pride of Place", Yeulmaru, Yeosu, Jeonnam, Korea
7 :    "FRAME TALKS _ Irreprresible Seoul", Hackney Picturehouse, London, United Kingdom 
6 :    "2012 NANJI ART SHOW IV _ 부비다", NANJI Gallery, Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Studio, Seoul, Korea 
4 :    "2012 NANJI ART SHOW Ⅱ _ Real?! : Impetus", NANJI Gallery, Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Studio, Seoul, Korea 
4 :    "Modern & Modeng-Gallery Hotel Art Project", Gallery Hotel, Beijing, China 
4 :    "Beijing CIGE 2012-guest country project: Solid Illusion", China World Trade Center, Beijing, China 
4 :    "Changwon Asian Art Festival", Sungsan Art Hall, Changwon, Korea 

2011 
12 :    "NANJI ART STUDIO _ 6th ARTISTS _OPEN STUDIO 2011", Nanji Art Studio, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 
10 :    "2011 Open Studio", Changdong Art Studio, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
9 :    "Korea Tomorrow", Hangaram art museum, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea 
7 :    "Art Story with Five Senses", Ansan Cultural Center, Ansan, Korea 
6 :    "BYOB _ Seoul : Bring Your Own Beamer", Gallery LVS, Korea
6 :    "TEAF 2011_Taewha River Eco Art Festival", Ulsan, Korea 
4-5 :    "Imaginative Virus", JeonBuk Art Museum, Wonju, Korea 
2-3 :    "INTRO", Changdong Art Studio, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea 

2010 
12- 2 :    "Chasm in Image", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 
12- 2 :    "MOVEMENT_움직일 동 動", Woljeon Museum of Art, Icheon, Korea 
12- 2 :    "SMART_super message of art", The Trend of Contemporary Art, Gyeongnam Museum of Art, Changwon, Korea
9 _ 12 :    "The Trickster", 2010 Korean-Australlian video, photography, and new media art exhibition, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea 
8 :    "Asian Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair 2010", The Shilla Hotel, Gallery NINE, Seoul, Korea
8 :    "Immunity", ZAHA Museum, Seoul, Korea 
4 _ 5 :    "New Gallery Opening Exhibition", Gallery KONG, Seoul, Korea 
2 :    "Different, but Same", Korean Young Artists Invitation Exhibition, Artery Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2009 
6 :    "SEMA - Selected EMerging Artists", Seould Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 
5 :    "2009 POSCO Steel Art Award", POSCO Chung-Am foundation, POSCO Art Museum, Seoul, Korea 
5 :    "Your Own Adventure", MFA Thesis show, New Wight Gallery, Broad Art Center, California, USA 
1 :    "California Visual Artists Exhibition: Juried Exhibition", 2nd City Council Art Museum, Long Beach, California, USA 

2008 
10 :    “MEGA 3", New Wight Gallery, Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, California, USA 
7 :    "2008 ASYAAF", Asian Students and Young Artists Art Festival - When we first met, Seoul, Korea 
7 :    “Beijing Left-Right International Art Festival - 99 Tents & 99 Dreams”, Left-Right Art Zone + Gallery IN SPACE, Beijing, China
5 :    “Nature, Garden + Landscape", The Coulmns Project Gallery, hosted by Gangnam Ward Office, Seoul, Korea
4 :    MFA candidate show, Bermant Gallery, Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, California, USA 
1-5 :    “Sail along” Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
1 :    “Small Truths” New Wight Gallery, Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, USA 

2007 
10 :    “Two weeks” Bermant Gallery, Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, USA 
10 :    “Screen Slam”, Orange County Museum of Art, California, USA 

2005 
7 :    “Digital Fine Art Competition”(DFA) sponsored by SAMSUNG and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Korea., received the first prize among 300 competitors.

 

WORKSHOPS 

2016 

LUNCHTIME LECTURE , lecture, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 

PROJECTION MAPPING WORKSHOP : practical courses & workshops , Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 

SAMSUNG DIGITAL CLASSROOM , workshop, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 

MAKING IT : Careers in Art and Design, workshop, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 

Design Culture Salon 18, panel of the discussion, organised by University of Brighton, hosted by Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 

 

2015 

Work in Progress Seminar, seminar, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 

CREATIVE QUARTERS: Careers in Art and Design, workshop, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 

UNIVERSITY + COLLEGE TEACHING EXPERIENCES 

2018 
Visiting Lecturer , Royal College of Art, IED, London, UK

2014~2016 
Projection mapping workshop and Tutorials , Royal College of Art, IED, London, UK

03/2013~06/2013 
"Interactive media workshop, Lecturer, Seoul National University, Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 
”Media Technology 1”, Lecturer, Kookmin University, Department of Entertainment Design, Seoul, Korea 
”Web Art 1”, Lecturer, Kyungwon University, Painting department, Seoul, Korea 
"Digital Media 1", Lecturer, Dongduk Women's University, School of Art, Painting department, Seoul, Korea 

09/2012~12/2012 
“Media Programming Basic Practice ", Lecturer, Seoul National University, Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 
"Interactive media workshop, Lecturer, Seoul National University, Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 
”Web Art 2”, Lecturer, Kyungwon University, Painting department, Seoul, Korea 
"Digital Media 2", Lecturer, Dongduk Women's University, School of Art, Painting department, Seoul, Korea 
"Portfolio", Lecturer, Dongduk Women's University, School of Art, Painting department, Seoul, Korea 

03/2012~06/2012 
"Digital Media Basic Practice ", Lecturer, Seoul National University, Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 
"Interactive Programming", Lecturer, Seoul National University, Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 
"Digital Media 1", Lecturer, Chugye University for the Arts,
Western Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 

09/2011~12/2011 
"Media Programming Basic Practice", Lecturer, Seoul National University, Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 
"Portfolio", Lecturer, Dongduk Women's University, School of Art, Painting department, Seoul, Korea 
"Digital Media 2", Lecturer, Chugye University for the Arts, Western Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 

06/2011~08/2011 Summer Session 
"Code Image Expression", Lecturer, Seoul National University, Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 

03/2011~07/2011 
"Artist Talk", Lecturer, 
Education linked to the Exhibition, "Out of the Silent Planet", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea 

03/2011~06/2011 
"Game Design", Lecturer, Kyunghee University, School of Art and Design, Digital Contents department, Seoul, Korea 
"Digital Media 1", Lecturer, Chugye University for the Arts, Western Painting, College of Fine Arts, Korea 

09/2010~12/2010 
"Virtual Reality Design", Lecturer, Kyunghee University, School of Art and Design, Digital Contents department, Seoul, Korea 
"Portfolio", Lecturer, Dongduk Women's University, School of Art, Painting department, Seoul, Korea 

 


AWARDS, GRANTS AND COMISSIONS 

2017  "Max Mara COATS!SEOUL exhibition" commissioned by Max Mara, Italian Fashion House, Italy 
2015-16  “Samsung Korean Digital Art Resident”: Sponsored by Samsung, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
2014   "MADATAC Installation Award" Contemporary Festival of New Media Arts, Madrid, Spain 
2012  "2012 DAVINCI Idea",selected artist, Seoul Art Space Geunchun, Seoul Art Foundation, Seoul Korea 
2009  "ARKO Portfolio Archive",selected artist, Art Council Korea, Seoul Korea 
           "SEMA - Selected EMerging Artists", Seould Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 
           "2009 POSCO Steel Art Award", POSCO Chung-Am foundation, Seoul, Korea 
2004   The Digital Fine Art Competition: the first prize -winner (conferred by the Minister of Culture and Tourism, Korea) 


ACADEMIC GRANTS AND AWARDS 

2014  “Research Conference Funding“, Royal College of Art, London, UK 
2007-2009   The Department of Art and Architecture, Deign | Media Arts, UCLA, USA. 
2007-2009    6th Abroad Scholarship Student, KwanJeong Educational Foundation, Korea. 
2006  The Department of Fine Art, Seoul National University, Korea, Graduated with summa cum laude. 
2002~2006  Scholarship, The Department of Fine Art, Seoul National University, Korea. 
1999   Choi, Uk - Kyung Scholarship, Seoul Arts High School, Department of Art, Korea.