HYUNJIN BEK


Born in 1972 in Seoul
Lives and works in Seoul

Education

1994-1997 Department of Sculpture, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
"In the Neighborhood," Perigee Gallery, Seoul, Korea *performance

2016
“Field, Bird, Dog and Talent,” PKM gallery, Seoul, Korea *performance

2013
“Hyunjin Bek,” Choi & Lager Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2012
“Hyunjin Bek,” 43 Inverness Street Gallery, London, UK *performance
“Paintings Next Door,” ggooll & ggoollpool‎, Seoul, Korea *performance

2011
“Thirteen Pieces + bonus,” Doosan Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2010
“The End: The Linear Version,” PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2008
“Vagrant N' Substance,” Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea *performance

2007
“Adjective Look,” Viafarini, Milan, Italy *performance


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
“THE 38TH PARALLEL - HYUNJIN BEK & KELVIN KYUNGKUN PARK,” Choi & Lager Gallery, Cologne, Germany
“B-cut Drawing,” Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
“UnemploymentBankruptcyDivorceDebtSuicide Rest Stop,” KOREA ARTIST PRIZE 2017, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea *performance
“MEDIA STUDY: TENSION AND RELAXATION,” Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea *performance
“2017 Pool Rising,” Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
“City and the People,” Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea


2016
“How to sit down,” Indipress Gallery, Seoul, Korea
“MMCA Residency Changdong Report 2016,” National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Residency Changdong, Seoul, Korea *performance
“Please Return to Busan Port”, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway

“Showcase,” Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2015
“Have a Good Day, Mr.Kim!,” Michael Horbach Foundation, Cologne, Germany

“The Brilliant Art Project Seanson 3 - Dream Society: Originability,” Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea *performance
“Korea Tomorrow 2015,” Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

“Tracing Shadows,” PLATEAU, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea *performance

2014
“82-33-44,” Choi & Lager Project, Paris, France


2013
“#2_NEW SCENES,” Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2012
“Ancient Futures,” Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea
“One Must Imagine Sisyphus Happy,” NEO Bankside, Pavilion C, 70 Holland Street, London, UK

2010
“Plastic Garden - Korean Contemporary Art 2010,” Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
“The Infinite Starburst of Your Cold Dark Eyes,” PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea
“Artists with Arario,” Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea


2008
“Hyunjin Bek ,” Donghee Koo, Dongwook Lee,” Arario Gallery, Beijing, China


2007
“Elastic Taboos,” Kunsthalle Wien(Museums quartier), Wien, Austria *performance 


2006
“Alllooksame? / Tuttuguale? Art from China, Japan and Korea,” Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
“Give me Shelter,” Union Gallery, London, UK
“EgoMANIA,” Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy


Selected Projects

2014
“Multi-arts Project II – Annyeong! Hello! : Hyper metamorphosis Theatre 2. Theatre of Blindness,” National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
“Architecture & the Seoul Mixtape: bekgin's Almost Pseudo-Illegal Ensemble,” Plateau, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2012
“Welcome Mr. Courbet! Vol. 3,” National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
“Special Performance I,” Plateau, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2004
“Musical Performance: Korean Pavilion,” The 9th National Architecture Exhibition, Venice, Italy



The sign *performance is marked next to exhibitions that include a performance that the artist has participated or conducted.