Jungju An in Delfina Foundation residency

Jungju An is the latest Korean to take up a Delfina Foundation residency supported by SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation

Jungju An residency

4 June – 14 August 2018
Delfina Foundation | 29-31 Catherine Place | London SW1E 6DY | delfinafoundation.com

Junju An, Hand in hand with Amigos para siempre,
Junju An, Hand in hand with Amigos para siempre, 2016. 8′ 30″.

Jungju An (South Korea) in his practice seeks to reveal himself and his own subjectivity – which has been hidden behind the collective and the objective – through the process of establishing his own world, based on images and sounds he has collected. He presents his perspective on the uniform structures, such as rules and systems, that control individuals through video in a gesture of resistance or expression of ridicule.

During his residency, Jungju plans to develop a London version of his lip-sync project, which explores physical language, sensual expression, and gestures in a cultural context.

Jungju An received a BFA from Seoul National University and MFA in Media Art from Yonsei University. His works have been featured in the exhibitions at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (2018, Gwacheon, Korea), Arko Art Centre (2016, Seoul, Korea), Atelier Hermès (2015, Seoul, Korea), Fukuoka Asia Museum (2010, Fukuoka, Japan), and Kunstlerhaus Bethanien (2009, Berlin, Germany). He is the recipient of the SongEun Art Award, Seoul, Korea, 2018 and the Doosan Artist Award, Seoul 2014.

With support from SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation

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