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BYUNGJOO KIM

KIM BYUNG JOO

Byung Joo Kim’s works started from his visual curiosity about the boundaries of space. His famous relief works, Ambiguous Wall, breaks down buildings by eliminating ‘surfaces’ and leaving only lines and dots. Resulting spaces, which has been made unclear of what’s ‘inside’ and what’s ‘outside’ by these ‘ambiguous walls’, now clash and overlap each other opening up a new space more subjective to new interpretations and possibilities. Ambiguous Wall induces the audiences to activate a high level of spatial perception awareness. It is a visualization of invisible space, a multilayered and multidimensional structure of endless intersections of horizontal and vertical lines which gradually come closer and eventually overlap each other by perspective system.  The work is created of delicate steel, with finely carved exterior catching the eye first, while giving way to the complicated interior such as staircases that connects each floor inside the building. When light Is shoned on the work, shadows from different parts of the building gets all tangled up, again creating a whole new space behind it. Kim is one of the most remarkable and active young sculpture artist in Korea today, participating in multiple solo and group exhibitions as well as overseas art fair in 2013 alone.

EDUCATION


M.F.A   Department of Sculpture, Hong-Ik University, Korea

B.F.A   Department of Sculpture, Hong-Ik University, Korea

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2017   Ambiguous Wall (Choi Jung Ah Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2016   The Paradox of Space (Gallery Bundo, Daegu, Korea)

2015   Ambiguous Wall- The Marriage of In and Out (Gallery Huue, Singapore)

2014   Familiar Scene (Pyo Gallery South, Seoul, Korea)

2013   Byungjoo Kim (Coohaus Art, New York, NY, U.S.A.)

2013   From The Spot (TV12 Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2012   Twofold Line (Salon de H, Seoul, Korea)

2010   Enumerated Void (Noam gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2009   Ambiguous Wall (Kunstraum, Seoul, Korea)

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2017   The Anti-Art Museum Show (K Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea)

2016   Harmony of Materials (Sophis Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2016   Arithmetic (Seum Art space, Seoul, Korea)

2015   2Gil (2Gil29 Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2015   The Trace of line (Choi Jung Ah Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2015   Touching Moments in Macau Through Artists’ Perspective (Insa Art center, Seoul, Korea)

2015   The Good Life (Seum Art space, Seoul, Korea)

2014   Solipsismos (Ethra Gallery, Maxico city, Maxico)

2014   Dual Exhibition (S+ Gallery, Busan, Korea)

2014   Occupy Jungmiso (Gallery Jung Miso, Seoul, Korea)

2014   Intro (National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea)

2014   Line-Drawing (Wumin Art Center, Cheongju, Korea)

2014   2014 Young Revolution (ION Art Gallery, Singapore)

2014   Double Logic (Space K Gwangju,Gwangju, Korea)

2013   Variations on Canon (Coohaus art, New York, NY, U.S.A.)

2013   Four Multiplicities (Emoa space, New York, NY, U.S.A.)

2013   BIRTH (Yangpyeong Art Museum, Yangpyeong, Korea)

2013   Pyo Project (Pyo Gallery South, Seoul, Korea)

2013   Space-Scape (Lotte Gallery, Ilsan, Korea)

2012   Artistic Period (Gallery Iteralia, Seoul, Korea)

2012   Counterattack of Mimesis (Adamas 253 Gallery, Paju, Korea)

2012   Un lieu de la memoire (BJN Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2012   Untitled 2 (Choi Jung Ah Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2012   The Blue Wind (Gallery Jinsun, Seoul, Korea)

2012   The Art of Display (Eugean Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2011   ART EDITION – (SETEC, Seoul, Korea)

2011   Become We (Next door Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2011   On, Plan, Make (TV12 Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

2011   多重感覺 (SAVINA Museum of Contemporary art, Seoul, Korea)

2011   Charade (Leeahn Gallery, Deagu, Korea)

 

and More than 10 Group Exhibition