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Artist

PARK Soyoung

llsan, born 1971
• Term : Mar, 2019 - Jan, 2020
• soyoungpark006@gmail.com


PARK Soyoung studied Fine Arts at Universitaet der Kuenste and graduated with a Meisterschule under Professor Daniel Richter. The artist continues to work both in South Korea and Germany. She has expanded her work from the plane to three-dimensional structures on the theme of ‘time stratification’ where space and time are not continuous or linear, and are entangled. The artist expands contrasting motifs such as ‘eternity’ or ‘vanishing’ from the coincidence that arises in the interstices of objects that have heterogeneous histories of production. In other words, contradictory sensations and stories that reveal the meaning of space-time based on the reconfiguration of work collide with each other, and induce amplifications of reproduced energy.
During the residency, the artist will conduct a formative experiment by collecting materials that contain personal, social and cultural histories. It will function as an objective artwork, but at the same time, it is planned to be a new object in the time of the ‘present’. In addition, the artist is planning to create a wall installation that translates struggles of power including historical compliances, domination and oblivion into an abstract form, known an imaginary narrative.

Profile

Education
- Universitaet der Kuenste Berlin (UDK), Fine arts, 2009

Solo Exhibitions
- <tension and twist and turns>, Hapjungjigu, Seoul,  2018
- <Dreams and Visions - So Young Park>, Till Richter Museum, Buggenhagen,
    Germany, 2016
- <So Young Park>, El Segundo Museum of Arts in Residency-space, California, USA,
    2016
- <So Young Park>, Lake Gallery, Oldenburg, Germany, 2013
- <So Young Park>, Artlab21, California, USA, 2012
- <Fishing on the Mountain>, E105 Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2011
- <Inside, Inside>, Willem3 Cultuurwerf stiftung, Vlissingen, Netherlands, 2011
- <The Solo-project>, E105 Gallery, Basel, Swiss, 2010
- <Are You Happy There?>, E105 Gallery, Bonn, Germany, 2010
- <Money Didn`t Matter Yesterday>, Janinebean Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2009

Group Exhibitions
- <The Ahh-ness of Things>, Bethanien Projektraum, Berlin, Germany, 2019
- <8th Yeosu International Art Festival>, Yeosu EXPO, Yeosu, 2018
- <Uferopen>, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany, 2018
- <V>, Kunst raum XXY, Berlin, Germany, 2018
- <Mega Bock>, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany, 2017
- <Focus Berlin>, Till Richter Museum, Buggenhagen, Germany, 2017
- <Homecoming>, Luis leu Gallery, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2017
- <Salon der Gegenwart 16>, Leopold Hof, Hamburg, Germany, 2016
- <Erste Botschaft>, Botschaft, Berlin, Germany, 2016
- <Plan>, El Segundo Museum of Arts, California, USA, 2016
- <Abstrakt Real>, Unter Schloss Gallery, Paehl, Germany, 2014
- <Zeichen, Wunder>, E105 Gallery, Bonn, Germany, 2014
- <Fame>, El Segundo Museum of Arts, California, USA, 2013
- <Showcase>, Maerz Gallery, Leipzig, Germany, 2013
- <Ballungsraum>, De barbette, Berlin, Germany, 2012
- <Color and Style>, M3 Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany, 2011
- <One on One>, Zoll verein Stiftung, Dortmund, Germany, 2010
- <Highest Expectations>, forgottenbar, Berlin, Germany, 2010
- <Globalised Nature>, Carprice Horn Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2010
- <Beyond the Surface>, Artlab 21, California, USA, 2009
- <Future World>, E105 Gallery, Bonn, Germany, 2008

Grants
- Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, 2018

Residencies
- Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, 2019
- White Block, Cheonan, 2018
- El Segundo Museum of Arts, Artist in Residency, California, USA, 2015-2016
- Cultuurwerf stiftung Vlissingen, Vlissingen, Netherlands, 2011


Collections
- El Segundo Museum of Arts, California, USA
- Eva and Brian Sweeny Collections, California, USA
- Robin and Alfredo Trento Collections, California, USA
- Berthold Pott Collections, Koeln, Germany
- Ralf Schmerberg Collections, Berlin, Germany
- Carlos Fleishmann GmbH, Berlin, Germany
- Segler-Uleer Collections, Muenster, Germany