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New Conjunctions and Intersections 2015
United Nations Headquarters, New York City
Artistic Director and Curator.
Synopsis Through the mediums of video art and documentaries artists present a unique perspective and commentary on the changing nature of human society and its environs facilitated by the instantaneity of a multimedia internet as well as migration of populations affected by economic necessity and conflict war
Artists El Anatsui, Xu Bing, Lee Wan, Jeamin Cha, Mel Chin, Chang Yoonseong, Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber, Yuken Teruya.

Fluid Form II ; Arab Contemporary Art 2014
Artistic Director and Curator
Blue Square, Seoul and Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
Artists Tammam Azzam, Sadik Alfraji, Ammar Al Beik, Abdul Karim, Majdal Al-Beik, Safwan Dahoul, Oussama Diab, Walid El-Masri, Lamya Gargash, Abdulnasser Gharem, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Thaler Helal, Hassan Hajjaj, Khaled Jarrar, Mohammed Kazem, Athier Mousawi, Sadek Rahim, Budoor Al Riyami, Raeda Saadeh, Faisal Samra

Gauguin and After ; Idyllic Synthesis: Contradictions of Vision and Reality 2013
Guest Curator, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Artists Marco Brambilla, Youngsun Lim,  Rashaad Newsome, Rho Jae Oon, Yang Fudong

Hanji Metamorphoses 2012
Artistic Director and Curator: Hanji Metamorphoses/ Hanji Project New York 2012
Description An international exhibition of art and design utilizing Hanji (Korean handmade paper)
Artists Alison Crocetta, Changhak Choi, Choi Ildan, Elena Berriolo, Hangman Zo + Jiyoung Seo, Hey-yeon Jang, Hu Bing, Jiwon Park, Jung Jin Lee, Lim Choong Sup, Mina Cheon, Nick Lamia, Olu Oguibe, Pat Lipsky, Peter Bogardus, Samira Abbassy, Seongmin Ahn, Sook Jin Jo, Sue Gyeong Syn, Wang Tiande, Ahn Sung Keum, Cho Duck Hyun, Ham Sup, Han Ki-joo, Kim Kichul, Kim Seung Young, Random Walks, 16 Mir

通 | 통 Tong
Artistic Director/Chief Curator, Haein Art Project 2011
An international exhibition of art at Haeinsa Temple, South Korea
Artists Ahn Doo-Jin, Miya Ando, Ahn SungKeum, Magdalena Atria, Bill Viola, Blake Carrington, Chang Yoonseong, Cho Duck Hyun, Chong Woon Choi, Rodney Dickson, DMP, Sonam Dolma, Buhm Hong, Hey-yeun Jang, Heon Joonho & Kyungwon Moon, Shi Jing, Sun Mu, Atta Kim, Kim Seong Young, Tammy Kim, Igor & Svetlana Kopystiansky, Hyunseok Lee, Young Sun Lim, Malini Nalini, Kit Reisch, Faisal Samra, Wang Zi won, Xu Bing, So Young Yang, Yu Araki, Zhang Huan

Fluidform I Arab Contemporary Art & Urban Design, 2010
Artistic Director and Curator
Artists Ammar Al-Beik, Manal Al Dowayan, Mohammed Kazem, Faisal Samra

Marking Time 2009
International Art Exhibition & Geumcheon Workshop
Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, SFAC Arts Space
Artists The Pure Theatre Laboratory MACHAL; Moving Milmeory; 스튜디오 우하하 | Studio Woohaha; 이세옥+최수환 | Say-ok LEE + Swann Che; 이수영+리금홍 | Sooyoung Lee + Geumhong Lee; 노재운 | Jaeoon Rho; 박능생 | Nungsaeng Park; 이기일 | Kiil Lee; 이호진 | Hojin Lee; 장석준 | Sukjoon Jang; 정은혜 | EunHye Chung; 정정주 | Jeongju Jeong; 조습 | Jo Seub; 천영미 | Youngmi Chun

Magnetic Power 2009
South Asian Contemporary Art
Coreana Museum of Art and other venues, Seoul
Artistic Director and Curator
Artists Poklong Anading, Cocoy Lumbao, Vandy Rattana, Lyno Vuth, Sharrife Jocklin, Ade Darmawan, Jompet Kuswidananto, Wong Hoy Cheong, Yee I-Lann, Nge Lay, Phyu Mon, Ho Tzunyen, Matthew Mingfook Ngui, Montri Toemsombat, Tawatchai Puntusawasdi, Hoang Duong Cam, Pham Nhu Lin, Jang Hey-yeun, Jay Rhee, Oksun Kim, Lee Sanghyun, Jeong Soyoung, Kim Sungsoo, Noh Suntag, Jung Yeondoo, Chang Yoongseong, Barri Sli, Koo Donghee, Khamsouk Keovongsay, Khamphao Vannavong

"Los Puntos del Compas" (The Points of the Compass), 2008
Possibly the first exhibition of Korean contemporary art in Cuba. Exhibited at the Fundacion Ludwig de Cuba and other satellite sites in Havana. Also hosted by the Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros, Mexico City
Artistic Director and Curator
Artists Kang Hong-Goo, CHO Duck Hyun,  Ja Young Ku, Rho Jae Oon, Sanghyun Lee, Hey-Yeun Jang, Choong Sup Lim, Haemin Kim, HAN Kyeryoon , Noh Sun Tag, Jeon Joonho, Song Sang Hee

1st Mediations Biennale Poland 2008
Commissioner Curators: Lorand Hegyi; Gu Zhenqing; Yu Yeon Kim
Curator of Corporeal/Technoreal
Artists Beryl Koroth & Steve Reich, Juan Manuel Echavarria, Wang Jianwei, Young Sun Lim, Miguel Angel Rios, Yuan Shun, Macia/ Jolley, David Krippendorff, Harun Farocki, Luca Buvoli, Chen Cheih-Jen, Sang-hyun Lee, Valeska Soares, Chang Yoongseong, Luis Gispert,Rho Jae Oon Ryszard Wasko, Chen Wei

Counterpoint, 2007
Initially exhibited at the Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul and then at Bund 18, Shanghai
Artistic Director and Curator
Description An international exhibition which considers a global interplay and meeting of ideologies that may form a portrait of the state of humanity in this era.
Artists Donna DeCesare, Dennis Balk, Raqs Media Collective, Huang Yong Ping, Ja Young Ku, Hae Min Kim, Noh Suntag, Mark Leong, Rho Jae Oon, Miguel Angel Rios, Rodney Dickson, Jaye Rhee, Hey-yeun Jang, Kayo Nakamura, Han Moo Kwon

Pyongyang Report, 2006
Artistic Director and Curator
Description a cultural investigation of how North Korea is perceived from within and beyond its borders - related through the works of photo journalists, filmmakers and artists.
Artists Tian Yi Bin (China), Daniel Gordon (UK), Toen Voeten (Netherlands), Park Chan Kyung (South Korea), Guy Delisle (Canada), Armin Linke (Italy)

DMZ_2005
Artistic Director and Curator
Description Part of a series of international exhibitions situated in the vicinity of the Korean DMZ that consider the problematics of borders and enforced separation of people.
Artists Dominic Angerame, Ursula Biemann, Alex Danko, Harun Farocki Per Hasselberg, Lyndal Jones, Beryl Korot, Chang W. Lee, Armin Linke Jill Magid, Fahrettin Gurkan Orenli, Hironori Murai, Mike Parr, Santiago Sierra Elgaland-Vargaland, Eyal Weizman, Lin Yilin, Huang Yong Ping, Ahn Sung-Keum Ahn Sung Hee, Cho Duck Hyun, Ham Yang Ah, Kang Hong Goo, Kim Seung-Young Kim Ho-Seok, Kim Young-Jin, Ku Ja-Young,Lee Seung-Taek, Lim Young Sun Lim Ok-Sang, Rho Jae Oun, Park Chankyung, Shin Min Shik, Yoo Young-Ho Yook Tae-Jin, Yoon Dongchun, Yoon Joo Kyung, Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries

3rd Liverpool Biennale, 2004 (UK)
Director: Lewis Biggs. Curators/Researchers: Cuauhtemoc Medina, Yu Yeon Kim, Apinan Poshyananda, Sabine Breitwieser
Artists Nalini Malani, Jill Magid, Satch Hoyt, Yang Fudong, Wangjian Wei, Shen Yuan, Huang Yong Ping, JUNG Yeongdoo, Yuan Goang Ming, Gustavo Artigas, Francesco Jodice

Translated Acts 2001 -2003
Performance and Body Art from China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and their diasporas
Initially exhibited at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2001); then traveled to the Queens Museum of Art, New York (2001-2002), the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil in Mexico City (2002-2003) and a presentation at the Tate Modern, 2003.
Atistic Director and Curator
Artists Qiu Zhijie, Ho Siu-kee, Wang Jian Wei, Chiharu Shiota, Lin Tianmiao, Wang Gong Xin, Takehito Koganezawa,  Hiromix, Ma Liuming, Mariko Mori, Xu Bing, Zhu Jia, Tehching Hsieh, Zhang Huan, Qi Li, Young Jin Kim,Chieh-jen Chen, Motohiko Odani, Ja Young Ku, Young Kyun Lim, Yuan Goang-ming, Chun Chi Lin, Wenda Gu, Atta Kim, Dumb Type

3rd Gwangju Biennale 2000, South Korea
Commissioner and curator for Latin America.
Director: Oh Kwan Su. Principal Curators: Rene Bloch (Europe); Yu Yeon Kim (South America); Tom Finkelpearl (N.America); Arata Tani (Asia); Hong-hee Kim (Korea, Oceania) Artists (Exotica Incognita cur. Yu Yeon Kim) Cildo Meireles, Artur Barrio, Tania Bruguera, Tunga, Miguel Angel Rios, Alfredo Jaar, Euginio Dittborn, Marta Maria Perez Bravo, Osvaldo Romberg, Coco Fusco, Juan Manuel Echavarria, Javier Tellez, Sergio Vega

Cinco Continentes y Una Ciudad 1998
Five Continents and One City exposition at the Mexico City Museum, Mexico.
Director/curator: Marta Palau (Mexico). Curators: Rita Eder; Okwui Enwezor; Yu Yeon Kim; Gerardo Mosquera; Rosa Olivares; Silvia Pandolfi
Artists (Fragmented Histories Asia/Pacific section cur. Yu Yeon Kim) Shahzia Sikander, Byron Kim, Xu Bing, Duck Hyun Cho, Reamillo & Juliet, Imants Tillers

2nd Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa, 1997-1998.
Director: Okwui Enwezor. Curators: Okwui Enwezor, Octavio Zaya, Yu Yeon Kim, Gerardo Mosquera, Hou Hanru, Kellie Jones, Colin Richards
Artists (Transversions cur. Yu Yeon Kim) Main exhibition: Montien Boonma, Luca Buvoli, Alfredo Jaar, Michael Joo, Les Levine, Dennis Oppenheim, William Kentridge, Young Jim Kim, Choong Sup Lim, Osvaldo Romberg, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, Hale Tenger, Minnete Vàri, Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber.
Digital section: Lee Boot, Sawad Brooks, Tirtsa Even, Maciej Wisneiwski.

In the Eye of the Tiger 1997-98
Initially exhibited at Exit Art/The Third World, New York, 1997 and at the Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, 1998.
Artistic Director and Curator
Artists LEE Seung Teak, Choong Sup Lim, Young jin Kim, YOOK Tae Jin, HONG Sung Min, YOON Dong Chun,  Young Sun Lim, PARK Hwa Young, Sook Jin Jo, Myoung Hye Kim

Omnizone, Perspectives in Mapping Digital Culture, 1996.
An online project at the Guggenheim (Cyber Atlas) and Plexus.org websites. Co-curated with Stephen Pusey.
Artists Sabine Bitter, Lee Boot, Andreas Broeckmann, Sawad Brooks, Adam C. Chapman, Shu Lea Cheang, Lawrence Chua, Alison Craighead, Noah Wardrip Fruin, Morgan Garwood, Eve Andree Laramee, Diana McCarty, Mark Napier. Susanna Paasonen, Dr. Christiane Paul, Stephen Pusey, Osvaldo Romberg, Iair Rosenkranz, Pit Shultz, Jon Thomson, Marc Tinkler, Beth Stryker, Marek Walczak, Helmut Weber, Maciej Wisniewski, Andrea J. Wollensak, Adrianne Wortzel, Teo Spiller

Flesh and Ciphers 1994
HERE Art and Performance Center, New York City
Artistic Director and Curator
Artists Ron Athey, Xu Bing, Craig Kalpakjian, Cody Choi, Gu Wenda, Hilary Kliros, Elyse Regehr

Signals 1993
Korean Cultural Center, New York City
Artistic Director and Curator
Artists Young Gill Kim, Wenda Gu, Alastair Noble, Sandi Slone, Mikyung Kim

Semblances 1992
Ise Art Foundation, New York City
Artistic Director and Curator
Artists Kimsooja, Wenda Gu, Choong Sup Lim, David Provan


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