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MMCA Seoul “Korea Artist Prize 2016” + “Korean Air Box Project: Yangjiang Group” + “VOID” + “Craft Narrative: The Place, Process, Perspective”

Seoul, autumn 2016, http://www.mmca.go.kr The autumn constellation of exhibitions at MMCA Seoul is rather pleasurable. There is the Korea Artist Prize, a yearly recurring show. The big central space has a new mega-installation. There is an exhibit addressing the architectural space of the MMCA Seoul building itself, and there is a quite unusual art and…

MMCA Changdong “It’s fun to stay at the MMCA”

Seoul, August 12, 2016, http://www.mmca.go.kr, FB event A one night open studio and opening party for a small exhibition on the ground floor of the Changdong Residency of MMCA. Artworks by Tim Breukers (large Styrofoam mashup sculpture), Tyler Joseph Stefanich (generative video and graphite sound drawing), and Enrique Ramirez (videos of sea and a sport…

MMCA Seoul: The Otolith Group “Otolith III” + “Hydra Decapita”

Seoul, August 12, 2016 (screening), http://www.mmca.go.kr In addition to exhibitions, MMCA also organizes a screening program that introduces artists-filmmakers. The screenings take place in comfortable cinema space within the building and are freely accessible with the purchase of a standard museum ticket. Much better than watching these art movies on some more or less uncomfortable…

MMCA Seoul: Kim Sooja “Archive of Mind” + “Young Architects Program 2016” + Julius Popp “bit.fall pulse”

Seoul, July 27, 2016 – February 5, 2017 (Kim Sooja), July 6 – October 3, 2016 (YAP2016), http://www.mmca.go.kr Kim Sooja’s (김수자) solo show was the only larger art show taking place in MMCA Seoul during my visit. In addition to that, Julius Popp’s bit.fall pulse was still around, and it seemed to be nearing its…

MMCA Seoul: William Kentridge “Peripheral Thinking”

Seoul, December 1, 2015 – March 27, 2016, http://www.mmca.go.kr I believe William Kentridge does not need much introduction. He is a very well known South Aftrican contemporary artist, which has by now produced few decades worth of artworks, ranging from drawing to his brand-style hand drawn stop motion animation, to theater productions and large scale…

MMCA Goyang “De-position” Open Studio (+Ex-AIR Exhibition)

Seoul, November 13 – 15, 2015, MMCA Goyang Artists: Kang Minsoo 강민수, Kwon Ahram 권아람, Kim Ga-ram 김가람, Kim Kyung Ho 김경호, Kim Dong-hee 김동희, Kim Moo-Young 김무영, Noh Gi-Hun 노기훈, Park Seung-Won 박승원, Park Jong-Ho 박종호, Bac Ho Un 박호은, Baek Heaven 백현주, Seo Hae-Young 서해영, Ahn Jinkyun 안진균, Andre Maeno 앙드레 마에노, Yoon…

MMCA Changdong: BARE_亮 [About Korea]

Seoul, October 23 – November 8, 2015, http://www.mmca.go.kr (but exhibition has never been publicized on the MMCA website) Facebook Curator: Xia Yanguo, Artists: Cho Jaiyoung 조재영, Jung Seung 정승, Kang Minsoo 강민수, Kim Showna 쇼나킴, Kim Ga Ram 김가람, Kim Kyoungho 김경호, No Kyonunghwa 노경화, Seo Changseok 서찬석, Yeo Inyoung여인영