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  • Jung Lee, Why, C-type Print, Diasec,  170x136cm, 2010, ONE AND J. Gallery

    Jung Lee, Why, C-type Print, Diasec, 170x136cm, 2010, ONE AND J. Gallery

  • Jung Lee, Only god knows, C-type Print, Diasec,  136x170cm, 2010, ONE AND J. Gallery

    Jung Lee, Only god knows, C-type Print, Diasec, 136x170cm, 2010, ONE AND J. Gallery

  • Jung Lee, My heart is yours, C-type Print, Diasec, 170x136cm, 2010, ONE AND J

    Jung Lee, My heart is yours, C-type Print, Diasec, 170x136cm, 2010, ONE AND J

  • Jung Lee, I still remember, C-type Print, Diasec,  136x170cm,2010, ONE AND J. Gallery

    Jung Lee, I still remember, C-type Print, Diasec, 136x170cm,2010, ONE AND J. Gallery

  • Jung Lee, How could you do this to me, C-type Print, Diasec,  136x170cm, 2011, ONE AND J

    Jung Lee, How could you do this to me, C-type Print, Diasec, 136x170cm, 2011, ONE AND J

  • Jung Lee, Bordering North Korea #8, C-type Print, Diasec, 102x127cm,2006, ONE AND J. Gallery

    Jung Lee, Bordering North Korea #8, C-type Print, Diasec, 102x127cm,2006, ONE AND J. Gallery

  • Jung Lee, Bordering North Korea #6, C-type Print, Diasec, 102x127cm,2006, ONE AND J. Gallery

    Jung Lee, Bordering North Korea #6, C-type Print, Diasec, 102x127cm,2006, ONE AND J. Gallery

  • Jung Lee, To death, C-type Print, Diasec,  160x200cm, 2010, ONE AND J

    Jung Lee, To death, C-type Print, Diasec, 160x200cm, 2010, ONE AND J

  • Jung Lee, Bordering North Korea #2, C-type Print, Diasec, 102x127cm,2005 ONE AND J. Gallery

    Jung Lee, Bordering North Korea #2, C-type Print, Diasec, 102x127cm,2005 ONE AND J. Gallery

  Jung Lee was born in 1972 and currently lives and works in Seoul, Korea.  She received her M.A. in Photography from the Royal College of Art, UK and her B.A. with honors in Photography from Kent Institute of Art & Design, UK.  She received a B.A. with honors in Mass Communication & Journalism from Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea. She most recently participated in 2012 Daegu Photo Biennale, the Incheon Women Artists Biennale, the 2010 Gwangju Biennale “10,000 Lives” under the direction of Massimiliano Gioni, the contemporary Korean photography exhibition “Chaotic Harmony” at the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston).  She has also shown at the Seoul Museum of Art and Gwangju Museum of Art.  She will participate in the upcoming Esslingen Foto and Media Triennale.

Education

2005

MFA, Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2002

BFA, Photography, First Class, Kent Institute of Art & Design, London, UK

1996

BA, Mass Communication & Journalism, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

Solo Exhibitions

2013

Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE

Day and Night, ONE AND J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2011

Aporia, ONE AND J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2008

Another Country, Spacevava, Seoul, Korea

2007

Bordering North Korea, Spacevava, Seoul, Korea

Group Exhibitions

2013

International Foto and Media Triennial, Esslingen, Germany

Aporia, Gallery Hyundai Window, Seoul, Korea

2012

Landscapes of Moment, Seongnam Arts Center, Seongnam, Korea

Daegu Photo Biennale: Photographic!, Daegu Culture and Arts Center, Daegu, Korea

Image and Text, ONE AND J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea

A Postcard from Afar: North Korea from a Distance, Apexart, New York, USA

Power of Photography Analogue Digital, Trunk Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2011

Terra Incognita, International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale, Incheon, Korea

Frieze Art Fair, Frame, London, UK

Dual Images, Pohang Museum of Steel Art, Pohang, Korea

2010

Maninbo/10000 LIVES curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea

Chaotic Harmony, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA

2009

Chaotic Harmony, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, USA

New Digital Age Project, Novosibirsk State Art Musuem, Novosibirsk, Russia

2008

Young Photo, Shinsegae Artwall Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Meta-Text, Meta-Image, Gwangju Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Photo 300, Trunk Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007

Writing Paintings, Painting Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

The Voyeurs, Trunk Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Strange Compass, Gallery Noon, Seoul, Korea

Landscape, Trunk Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2006

UltraSense, Seoul International Photography Festival, Seoul, Korea

Dreamworks, Gallery Haas & Mayer AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Culture Bound, Eastwing Collection 07, Courtauld Institute, London, UK

2005

RCA Summer Show, Hoopers Gallery, London, UK

The Show One, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2004

Secret, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Awards

2011

Seoul Foundation for Art & Culture, Seoul, Korea

2007

Seoul Foundation for Art & Culture, Seoul, Korea

2005

Hoopers Gallery Awards, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Matthews Wrightson Awards, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2004

Fine Art Bursary, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2003

British Government’s Chevening Scholarship, British Council Korea, Seoul, Korea