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Haegue Yang

Haegue Yang

1971 (Seoul)

Activity Seoul, Berlin
Academic ability Meisterschüler in Städelschule Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Genre photographic, sculpture, installation, media
Keyword Blind, Doubles and Couples, Series of Vulnerable Arrangements, Melancholy
Member Gallery Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
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  • Field of Teleportation

  • Seoul Guts - Medicine man

  • VIP’s Union, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2001

  • Yes-I-Know-Screen

  • Series of Vulnerable Arrangements—Voice and Wind

Artist Profiles

1999 Meisterschüler in Städelschule Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1994 B.F.A. Seoul National University, Fine Arts College in Seoul, Korea
Solo Exhibitions
2013  Family of Equivocations, Aubette 1982/The Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, France View Exhibition
2012  Der Öffentlichkeit, Haus der Kunst München, Munich View Exhibition
  The Tanks: Art in Action, Tate Modern, London, UK View Exhibition
  Troubling Space: The Summer Sessions, The Zabludowicz Collection, London
  Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, Switzerland
  La Douane, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  Wide Open School, Hayward Gallery, London
  Multi Faith Room, Greene Naftali, New York, USA
  Haegue Yang, Rivane Neuenschwander, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany
2011  The Sea Wall: Haegue Yang with an inclusion by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK View Exhibition
  Escaping Things and Words, Haegue Yang, Rivane Neuenschwander, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany
  Two Winters, presentation with Kukje Gallery at the M Building, Miami, USA View Exhibition
  ARRIVALS, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria View Exhibition
  Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK View Exhibition
  The Art and Technique of Folding the Land, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, USA View Exhibition
2010  Voice and Wind, New Museum, New York, USA View Exhibition
  CLOSURES, Galerie Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch, Berlin, Germany
  Voice Over Three, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea View Exhibition
2009  CONDENSATION, Korean Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
  HAEGUE YANG – INTEGRITY OF THE INSIDER, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
2008  SIBLINGS AND TWINS, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  LETHAL LOVE, Cubitt, London, UK
  SYMMETRIC INEQUALITY, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
2007  Remote Room, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany
  FOXED IN THE FOREST, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
  UNPACKING STORAGE PIECE, Haubrokshows, Berlin, Germany
2006  SADONG 30, Incheon, Korea
  UNEVENLY, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2004  Kasse, Shop, Kino und Weiteres, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany
  Unfolding, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
  Unfolding Places, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany
  STORAGE PIECE, Lawrence O'Hana Gallery, London, UK
  Alterity Display, Lawrence O'Hana Gallery, London, UK
2003  Unrealistic to Generalize, Public>, Paris, France
2002  Air and Water, Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt am Main, German
2001  Sonderfarben, Kommunale Galerie, Darmstadt, Germany
2000  Lacquer Paintings 2000, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany
  Bejahung und Verneinung, Kolster, Galerie für junge Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Blaue Wiese – Farbige Sprache, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1999  Hamburgefonstiv, 1822 Forum der Frankfurter Sparkasse, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1995  rraum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Group Exhibitions
2012  Soundworks, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
  How Physical, The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2012, Tokyo Metropolitan
  Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
  An Exhibition of a Study on Knowledge, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
  dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany
  Urdaibai Art, the first biennial of art, nature and urbanism, Urdaibai Natural Reserve, Gernika, Bermeo, Spain
  DLA Was / For You, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
  Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
  The Touch of Life, Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Orchesterwechsel – 10 Jahre Sammlung Rheingold, Schloss Dyck, Jüchen, Germany
  Superbody, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
2011  Nach Abschluss der Reise, Kunst‐Werke, Berlin, Germany
  Folding: The Art of Simplicity, KCDF Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  Tell Me Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976‐2011, National Art School Gallery, Sydney, Australia
  Air Hole: Another Conceptualism from Asia, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
  Kunst und Philosophie, n.b.k. – Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
  Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection, LACMA – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
  Monument Valley (Jaegerspris revisited – a Hommage to Johannes Wiedewelt), UFO, Berlin, Germany
  D’un autre Monde, Le Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France
  Grand Domestic Revolution – User’s Manual, Casco Projects, Utrecht, Netherlands
  The Spiral and the Square. Exercises on Translatability, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
  City within the City, Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea
  Open Days, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
  Berlin 2000-2011. Playing among the Ruins, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2010  URBAN ORIGAMI, PM Gallery, London, UK
  Workers Leaving the Workplace, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
  Self as disappearance, Centre d'Art Contemporain, La Synagogue de Delme, Delme, France
  INTRO MOTION DITCH, Art Sheffield, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
  Oh! Masterpieces, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, South Korea 
  OCCUPYING), Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
  10,000 LIVES, 8th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
  THE NEW DÉCOR, Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Garage CCC, Moscow, Russia
  After Architects, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  Open Light in Private Spaces, Biennale for International Light Art Ruhr.2010, Unna, Germany
  The Pursuer, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
  Like Eskimo Space, 1857, Oslo, Norway
  Watchmen, Liars, Dreamers, Le Plateau, Frac Île‐de‐France, Paris, France
2009  Assume Nothing: New Social Practice, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada
  Monument to Transformation, City Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic (traveled to: Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria‐Gasteiz, Spain)
  Horizontale Durchlässigkeiten, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil, Switzerland
  YOUR BRIGHT FUTURE: 12 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM KOREA, Los Angeles, LACMA and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Freer Sackler in Washington, D.C., USA
  MAKING WORLDS, 53rd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Italy
  Everything, then, passes between us, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
  Sequelism Part 3: Possible, Probable, or Preferable Futures, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
  Oh! Masterpieces, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, South Korea 
  POP UP!, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
2008  Pontos de Vista, Galeria Mata, Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG, Brasil
  Von dem was dann noch bleibt, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
  LIFE ON MARS, the 55th Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, USA
  Farewell to Post‐Colonialism. The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
  EURASIA. GEOGRAPHIC CROSS-OVERS IN ART, Mart Rovereto, Rovereto (Trento), Italy
  IF WE CAN’T GET IT TOGETHER, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
  Open / Invited e v+ a 2008 – too early for vacation, e v+ a – exhibition of visual art, Limerick, Ireland
  Global EurAsia, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  Wessen Geschichte, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  Zeitblick. Ankäufe der Sammlung Zeitgenössische Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1998‐2008, Martin‐Gropius‐Bau, Berlin, Germany
  50 MOONS OF SATURN, 2nd Turin Triennial, Turin, Italy
  LESS, haubrokshows, Berlin, Germany
2007  TOMORROW, Artsonje Center & Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
  Micro Narratives, 48th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
  Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrasse 2007, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
  Break through to Grey Room, Casabarata, Kasbah Museum, Tangier, Morocco
  Made in Germany, Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover; Sprengel Museum, Hanover and Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany
  STADTanSICHTen. Seoul: Räume, Menschen, ifa‐Galerie Stuttgart, Germany (traveled to: ifa‐Galerie Berlin, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Berlin, Germany)
  Imagine Action, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
  RE‐DIS‐PLAY – Nicht‐Kunst‐Sammlungen von Künstlern und Kuratoren, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
  Off Pages, The Bookmakers SQ.MT., Turin, Italy, 2007
  Modelle für Morgen: Köln, European Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany
  If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your Revolution, Edition II, Episode IV: Feminist Legacies and Potentials in Contemporary Art Practice, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
  Dependance at Galerie Neu, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
  Brennschluss, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria
  Mandla Reuter, Haegue Yang, Flaca, London, UK
  PRAGUEBIENNALE 3, Prague, Czech Republic
  Micro Narratives, 48th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
  Flash Cube, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
  Prague Biennale 3, Prague, Czech
2006  Political Design, Design of Politics, Zero One Design Centre, Seoul, South Korea
  Personal Affairs. Neue Formen der Intimität, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
  Haubrokworks – Sounds of Silence, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
  Pigment Piano Marble, Maipú, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Edition II: Feminist Legacies and Potentials in Contemporary Practice, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2005  Punkt und Linie, Fläche und Raum, Overbeck‐Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany
  Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie,Karlsruhe, Germany
  Schnur im Nebel, Doppelzimmer, Gießen, Germany
2004  Documents, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Arts (currently Seoul Museum of Art), Seoul, South Korea
  Chasm, 3rd Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
  Liquidation totale, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
  Mix Max, Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea
  Black Friday. Exercises in Hermetics, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
  XS: An Invitational Exhibition, f a projects, London, UK
  This is not a Love Letter, Marronnier Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
  D‐Freezone. Site 2: Korean Express, in the frame of 5th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju,South Korea
  Steaming away from the Places, Sangmyung University Museum, Seoul, South Korea
2003  From Dust to Dusk – International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
  Demirrorized Zone, de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  Make It New, Portikus in Kooperation mit Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Türme Babylons, Landesmuseum Mainz, Mainz, Germany
2002  Subtiles Élégances, La Galerie, Centre d’art contemporain, Noisy‐le‐Sec, France
  The Fall, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen , Denmark
  Ssamzie Studio 3, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea
  Manifesta 4, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Cité des Ondes, Cienquième Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Électronique, Champ Libre, Montreal, Canada
  Kunst und Technik, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany
  Kunstpreis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken, Kunst‐Werke, Berlin, Germany
  BLINK, Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea
  P_A_U_S_E, 4th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
  40 Jahre: Fluxus und die Folgen, Wiesbadener Kunstsommer, Wiesbaden, Germany
  New Tendencies in Korean Art: Paradise Among Us, Marronnier Art Center (currently: Arko Art Center), Seoul, South Korea
2001  Invisible Touch, Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea
  Zu Gast, Bellevue‐Saal, Wiesbaden, Germany
  VIP’s Union, VIP Lounge, 6th Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  Frankfurter Kreuz: Transformationen des Alltäglichen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Lunchtime of Necktie Force, The Posco Museum, Seoul, South Korea
  Tirana Biennale 1: Escape, Tirana, Albania
  We’re not here to give you pleasure, rraum 02, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (traveled to: rraum 03, Protoacademy, Edinburgh, UK; G39, Cardiff, UK; Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes, France)
  KunstPraxis, Siemens Arts Program, Munich, Germany
  1 Site – 2 Places, project room, Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
2000  Café Helga & Galerie Goldankauf, Kunstraum München, Munich, Germany
  Art or Design, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea
  Anno Zero, Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
1998  Where I Am, Lisbon World Exposition, Galeria Municipal da Mitra, Lisbon, Portugal
  Gegendarstellung, Manufaktur, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Stuttgart, 17.7.1956 – Salem (Wis.)/USA, 3.3.1977, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Seoul in Media: Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
  I‐20, with Caroline Krause, Galerie Konstantin Adamopoulos, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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