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Yoon Ji Seon
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b. Seoul, Korea, 1975

  • Education

    • 2000

      • M.F.A, Dept. Fine Art, Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea
    • 1998

      • B.F.A, Dept. Fine Art, Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea
  • Solo Exhibitions

    • 2016

      • Rag Face, Holston Gallery, Holston Girls’ High School, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2015

      • Rag Face, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
    • 2014

      • Rag Face, Ilwoo Space, Seoul, Korea​
      • Goosebumps, MOM Museum, Cheongju, Korea
      • In and Out, 12.8 Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2011

      • Rag Face, SongEun ArtCube, Seoul, Korea
      • Rag Face, Restree, Seoul, Korea
    • 2010

      • Rag Face, Motgol Hyusikteo, Suwon, Korea
    • 2009

      • What am I to you?, Gallery Halfway, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2007

      • ​SEW ME, Gallery Halfway, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2002

      • Gifts, Space MOM, Cheongju, Korea
    • 2001

      • ​Repeating Diary – Bored, Funny Fuga, Citizen’s Hall, Daejeon, Korea
    • 1999

      • ​Tattoo in my mind, Igong Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
  • Group Exhibitions

    • 2017

      • Rijswijk Textile Biennale, Museum Rijswijk, The Netherlands
      • Group Exhibition, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Asheville, NC
    • 2016

      • Converted Image VI, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Seoul, Korea
      • Look Up Here, I’m in Heaven, BRIC Arts Media House, Brooklyn, NY
    • 2015

      • Korea Women's Art, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea
    • 2012

      • Taste, Triangular House, Cheongju, Korea
    • 2011

      • ​Converted Image, Gallery Lux, Seoul, Korea
      • ​Hive Air, Hive Space A, Cheongju, Korea
      • ​Exchange Exhibition: Daejeon & Saint-Etienne, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2010

      • ​Seogyo Sixty 2010: The Imaginary Archive, the gaze of 120, Sangsang Madang, Seoul, Korea
      • ​Unexpected art – soft thinking, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Feminine Flow, Gallery King, Seoul, Korea
    • 2009

      • ​Soo-ae, Wooyeon Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​The_Liminal_Body, Gallery Space, Seoul, Korea
      • ​Young Art Project, KT&G Annex, Daegu, Korea
      • ​Self-Portrait, Ssamzie Art Mart, Seoul, Korea
      • ​Living Furniture, Cheongju Art Studio, Cheongju, Korea
      • ​Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale: So Close Yet So Far Away, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon,
      • ​Korea
      • ​Blue Dot ASIA: A small country, the beauty of sudden density (2F), Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram
      • ​Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
      • ​LOCAL TO LOCAL, Open Space BAE, Busan, Korea
    • 2008

      • ​Daejeon ART 1, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Pleasant Game: the idea of break the art, Gallery Yian, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Converted image IV, Gallery Lux, Seoul, Korea
      • ​Traditional Market ART Festival, Traditional Market, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2006

      • ​Next Code, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Aspect, Moosimgallery, Cheongjy, Korea
      • ​X-RAY, Dacheongho Art Museum, Cheongwon, Korea
    • 2005

      • ​Gallery Halfway Open, Gallery Halfway, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2004

      • ​Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Gongju, Korea
      • ​Transformation. Placement. Conversion, Prism, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2003

      • ​Treasure Hunt, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea​
    • 2002

      • ​Color, Citizen’s Hall, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Six Exhibitions, Igong Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Art & Village, Wongol, Gongju, Korea
      • Contemporary, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Two person show, Shinmuseum, Cheongju, Korea
    • 2001

      • Strange Landscape, B.B. Space, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Wind, Citizen’s Hall, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Art & Village, Wongol, Gongju, Korea
      • ​Shocking Shopping, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2000

      • ​Conversion of the spring, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Four People, Four Colors, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Between, Citizen’s Hall, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Aura, Hallym Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
    • 1999

      • ​Aura, Kepco Art Center, Seoul, Korea
      • ​Space in the Shared, Kepco Art Center, Seoul, Korea
      • ​Igong Gallery Opening, Igong Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
      • ​Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, Gyeongnam Cultural & Arts Center, Gyeongnam, Korea
      • ​U Art, Kepco Art Center, Seoul, Korea
      • ​High Hill, Hill Gallery, Busan, Korea
    • 1998

      • ​Young Artist Situation, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea
      • ​New Form, YoonGallery, Seoul, Korea​
  • Grants & Awards

    • 2014

      • Artist Grant, Daejeon Culture and Arts Foundation, Daejeon, Korea
    • 2009

      • Ilwoo Photography Prize
    • 2009

      • Song EUN Art Cube, Grant
    • 2009

      • Suwon Motgol Art Fund Grant
    • 2009

      • ​Daejeon Art Fund Grant
  • Selected Bibliography

    • 2016

      • Rodney, Seph. “Portraits of the Self as Tickets to Paradise.” Hyperallergic 3 August 2016
      • Barkho, Gabriela. “BRIC’s Latest Exhibition Brings Diversity to Portraiture.” 26 July 2016
    • 2015

      • Teicher, Jordan. “Why Take a Selfie With Just a Camera When You Can Also Use Thread?” Slate Magazine, December 2, 2015
      • Vasvani, Bansie. “Grotesque, Sewn Self-Portraits Pervert Norms of Female Beauty.” Hyperallergic, November 24, 2015
      • Blanch, Andrea. “Yoon Ji Seon. Two-faced.” Musee Magazine, November 2015
      • Rexer, Lyle. “Yoon Ji Seon: Rag Face.” Photograph Magazine, November 2015
      • “Yoon Ji Seon.” Textiel Plus, September 5, 2015
    • 2014

      • Ji Seon, Yoon. Rag Face, Hatje Cantz: Berlin, Germany, 2014. [book]
      • Barnes, Sara. “Yoon Ji Seon’s Intricate Self Portraits Use Hanging Threads As Hair.” Beautiful Decay 25 November 2014
      • Azimi, Roxana. “Paris Photo takes the Medium Out of the Frame,” The Art Newspaper, 14 November 2014