about Kyongju Park 

Kyong-ju Park (born 1968, seoul) graduated from the Printmaking Department, Collage of Fine arts, Hongik University in Korea and got a Diplom degree of film and photography from the HBK Braunschweig in Germany. Since when she studied in Germany, she has worked on 'migration' . She worked as a visual artist, filmmaker, playwright, theater director, journalist and social designer. Her major works are 'Migrant Workers in Berlin' (photo, 1999), 'Nurses Dispatched to Germany' (photo, 2000), 'Memory in Germany - Miners Dispatched to Germany' (video installation, 2000) 'Migrant Workers in Seoul' (photo, 2001), 'What is Life? - Migrant Workers' Music Project'(project music album, 2002), 'In a Dream Country - Migrant Women's Lives' (Art book published by Women Migrants Human Rights Center, 2004), 'Migrant Workers' Performance for Election Campaign' (performance, 2004), ‘Do You Remember Me?’ (lecture performance, 2010), ‘Yeosu, beginning, Middle, and the End ’ (media experimental play, 2010), Ran's Diary (media experimental play, 2011), Future Story (media experimental play, 2012), Theater without Actor (media experimental play, 2013), Migrant worker's broadcast(internet alternative media, 2005~2009), multilingual broadcat SALADTV(internet alternative media, 2009~2012), Social enterprise SALAD(trans-cultural performing arts group, 2009~ present).

 

Education & Study

1998~ 1999 Studied Context Art @ HDK Berlin in Germany

1993 ~1997 Studied Film & Photography @ HBK Braunschweig in Germany(Professor: Gerhard Büttenbender, Degree : Diplom)

1992  Completed a course in Broadcasting Direction @ Korea Broadcasting  Academy

1992  Completed a Creative-workshop in  Experimental Film @ Goethe Institut  Seoul in Korea (Lecturer: Christoph  Janetzko)

1988 ~ 1992  Studied Fine Arts @ Hongik  University in Korea (Degree : Bachelor of Arts )

 

Film & Video Works

(Producer & Director& Writer)

2015  Work & Art (Digital Video, 60min.)

2015  Yeosu, Beginning Middle and the End (HD video, 120min.)

2013  Theater without Actor (HD video,  136min.)

2012  8 and 1/2 (HD video, 15min.)

2005  Migrant Worker's Election Campaign (Digital Video,  60min.)

2004  Hard Trance (6mm DV, 8min.)

2003  Videolecture  (6mm DV, 3min.)

2003  Toy Telephon (6mm DV, 5min.)

2002  What is life (6mm DV, 5min.)

2002  Meeting Eureka (6mm DV, 11min.)

2001  Where are you from (6mm DV, 11min.)

1999  The March ( Digital Video, 2min.)

1998  Beautiful Fruit (16mm Film, 40min.)

1997  Off (16mm Film, 3min.)

1995  Playing Around   (16mm Film, 3min.)

1994  Don't dream of it! (s-vhs video, 12min.)

1994  Eyes of stupid Animals  (Computer Animation, 3min.)

1994  Uebergang zum Biberweg (U-matic  video, 3min.)

 

Solo exhibitions

2005 Lives of woman migrant wokers @ gallery Joheung in seoul

2004 Migrant worker's election campaign @street performance in daegu,gwangju, daejeun, chngwon

2002 Migrant workers music project @ ssamzie space in seoul

2001 Working holiday @ insamisulgongan in seoul

1998 Origin @ gallery dam in seoul

 

 

Professional background

2009 ~ present Founder and President of the social Enterprise Theater Salad

2014 ~ 2015 present  General Director of  the trance cultural festival

2001 ~ present Teaches film, cultural diversity issue, performance at the several NGOs, educational             institutions.

2009 ~ 2012 Founder and President of the social media Salad TV

2005 ~ 2008 Founder and President of the social media Migrant Worker’s TV

 

 

Artist Residencies

2009  Seokyo Experimenal Art Center, seoul, south Korea

2005  Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan

2002  Ssamzie Space, Seoul, south Korea

2001  Samsung Unnidong Atelier,  Seoul, south Korea

 

Art Projects

2009 ~ present Social Theatre Project <Salad> www.salad.or.kr

2015 ~ 2016 Social performance <UUU Project> www.uuuproject.com

2009 ~ 2012 Social Media Project     <SaladTV> www.saladtv.kr

2005 ~ 2008 Social Media Project     <Migrant Worker’s TV> www.migrantsinkorea.net

2005~2006 Children book <Children   breaking stones> ISBN 9788995753071

2002  Migrant Worker’s Music Project <What is Life>

 

 

Publications

Solo Books

2005  Works on Migration, Published by Davinchi Gift Korea ISBN 8991437354, seoul, south Korea

2004 In a dreamland – the story of   immigrant woman Published by Koraa   Migrants woman humanrights  Center, seoul, south Korea

Other Books, CDs, DVD

2015 Muisic CD <Ara & Jimin>, Published by OFFDOCI ISBN 9788996552659, Seoul, Korea 

2014 DVD <11Th EXIS> Published by EXIS (Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul), south Korea 

2007 BOOK <Children breaking stones>, Published by Company Author

ISBN 9788995753071, Seoul, Korea 

2002 Music CD <What is life>, Published by Kyongju Park, seoul, south Korea 

Playwriting

Migrant woman' challenge Korea (2009)

Do you remember me? (2010)

Yeosu_Beginning, Middle and the End (2010)

Salshow (2010)

Ran's Diary (2011)

Ran's diary update (2011)

My half-crazed intermarrige (2011)

Marina & vijay (2011)

Future Story (2012)

The Secret behind mask (2012)

Theater without actor (2013)

Suklay (2013)

Surungushung (2014)

Ara & Jimin (2015)

Dayung Sampan(2016)

Masala Musical (2017)

Statute of Limitations(2018)

Harong Tutu(2018)

I believed that artist must stay on borderlines and must attempt to demolish them. I wished my works to be a tool for such purposes.” 

Kyongju Park
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Vimeo Social Icon

Subscription 업데이트 구독

Theatrical  and  Performing Art Works

(Producer & Director & Playwriter)

2018 Creative musical play <Harong Tutu> @ Shinhan Art Hall in Seoul, Korea

2018 Creative musical play <Masala Musical> @ Shinhan Art Hall in Seoul, Korea

2018 Creative theater play  < Statute of Limitations>@ Facebook Internet live streaming Performace , Korea

2017 Creative musical play <Masala Musical> @ Shinhan Art Hall in Seoul, Korea

2017 Creative musical play <Dayung Sampan> @ Shinhan Art Hall in Seoul, Korea

2017 Creative theater play  < To the truth- I'm sorry>@ Youtube Internet live streaming Performace , Korea 2016 Creative musical play <Dayung Sampan> @ Shinhan Art Hall in Seoul, Korea

2016 Creative musical play <Ara & Jimin> @ Shinhan  Art Hall in Seoul, Korea

2015  Internet Live Network Performance <Work and Art> @www.tnef.kr 

2015  Musical play <Ara & Jimin> @ Makgae Festival ( National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon)

2015  Live Internet Broadcasting Theater Play <Yeosu, Beginning Middle and the End> @ www.ustream.tv 

2015  Musical play <Ara & Jimin> @ Yeungdeungpo Arthall,Seoul

2014  Musical play-<Surungus Hung> @ Al & Haek  Theater  Hall, Seoul

2014  Musical play <Suklay>@ Chungun Art Hall, Seoul

2013  Experimental Live Broadcasting Theater  <Theater without Actor> @ Arco Art Theater Hall, Seoul 

2012  Musical play <Marina & Vijay> @ Ansan Street Theater Festival, Ansan

2012  Experimental Live Broadcasting Theater <Future Story>@ The 14th Seoul Marginal Theatre Festival  (Munrae Box Theater hall), seoul

2012  Musical play <Marina & Vijay> @ Donseung Stage Theater Hall, Seoul

2012  Musical play <The Secret of Mask> @ Munrae Youth Center,Seoul 

2011  Musical play <Marina & Vijay> @ Donseung Stage Theater Hall, Seoul

2011  Experimental Media Theater <Ran's Diary> @ Munrae Art Factory Box Theater, Seoul

2011  Experimental Live Broadcsting Theater <Ran's Diary Update> @ The 13th Seoul Marginal Theatre Festival (Hewhadong Ilbyunji Theater Hall), Seoul 

2010  Experimental Media Theater <Yeosu begining Middle and the End> @ The 12th Seoul Marginal Theatre Festival (Daehakro art Theater Hall), Seoul 

2010  Experimental Theater <Salshow> @ Uijeungbu Art Hall, Uijeungbu

2010  Lecture Performance < Do you Remember Me?>@ Goethe Institut Seoul

2010  Performance‘Space Manhol_e_ssay' @ Seoul Pringe Festival, seoul

2006  Performance‘I wanted be a Star’@ Peace Museum, Seoul

 

Group Shows

2017 Club Monster, Asia Culture Center Acc Creation Hall, Gwangju, Korea

2016 Mother's land, Ara Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2016  Voyage Voyage, Atelier Haus Aachen, Germany

2015  The 2th Trans cultural Festival @ Gallery Dudle, Seoul

2015  Makgae Festival @ National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon

2015  The Promised Land @ Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

2014  Changwon Biennale @ Changwon

2014  The Gift @ Seoul Museum of Art, seoul

2014  International Experimantal Film and Video Festival @ Koreaa Film Archive Seoul, Korea

2013  Social Art @ Daejeon Museum of Art, daejeon

2013  Feminism @ Gimhae Arts and Sports Center, Gimhae

2012  Lay Artist @Art Center Nabi, Seoul

2012  The 14th Seoul Marginal Theatre Festival @ Munrae Box Theater hall, seoul

2012  The Film 201 @ daegu Art Museum, daegu

2011  The 13th Seoul Marginal Theatre Festival @ Hewhadong Ilbyunji Theater Hall,  Seoul

2011  Interview @ Arco Art Center, Seoul

2011  the 11th New Media Art Festival @ Media Theater Igong, seoul

2010  The 12th Seoul Marginal Theatre Festival @ Daehakro art Theater Hall, Seoul 

2010  German Arirang @ gimdaljin Art Archive Museum (south korea)& Korean Miner      Memorial House (germany)

2010  Over the Rainbow @ Songkok Museum, Seoul

2009  Rascaldom Now @ Kyeonggi Museum of Mondern Art, Ansan

2009  Inter City@ Busan Museum of Art, Busan

2009  Together Multiculture @ Seogyo Art Space, Seoul

2009  Made in Korea Magic Moment @ Hannover Messe 2009, Hannover

2007  Art in Daegu @ Wellging Building, Daegu

2007  Experimental Film Screening @ Indispace , Seoul 

2006  Nuit Blanche 2006-made in Asia@ Le Divan du Mond, Paris

2006  Off 0°C @ Space Cell, Seoul

2006  Pre-International Incheon Woman Artists’ Biennale @ Incheon Culture and Atrs   center, Incheon

2006  Mrs Saigon @ Peace Museum, Seoul

2005  Publicly Speaking, Ssamzi Space Seoul & Wonder Site Tokyo

2005  Connect Branch @ Old Jeollanamdo Provincial Office, Gwangju

2005  pledge allegiance to the national flag @Gongpyong art center, Seoul

2005  How much?'@  Incheon Culture and Atrs center, Incheon

2005  The family @ Seoul Women's Plaza, Seoul

2004  sight and  narration @ Savina Museum, Seoul

2004  Labor Art Exorcism@ Dukwon Gallery, Seoul

2004  F.L.O.W.@ Samduk  paper manufacture, Anyang

2004  Realing @ Savina Museum, Seoul

2004  Border of housekeeping @ Dukwon Gallery, Seoul

2004  Atelier Report@ Savina Museum, Seoul

2003  Image Act@ Ilju Art Space, Seoul

2003  Art Project Plug-In @Basel

2003  Incheon Media Art Biennale @ Incheon Culture and Atrs center, Incheon

2003  Jeonju international Film Festival-JIFF MIND 2003 @ Jeonju

2002  Gwangju Biennale Project 3 @ 5.18 Liberty Park , Gwangju

2002  Mudia- shamanism and Media Art @ Yonsei University Museum, Seoul

2002  Lucky Seoul, International Art Space Network @ Ssamzie Space Sori, Seoul

2002  Puddles- Reportage Exhibition/Art Reserch Program in Asia, Tokyo

2001  Site 2001- go over @  Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

2000  Young Grope 2000 -  Facing the new millennium @ National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon

1999  Connected @ Communication Museum Berlin, Berlin

1998  Experimental Art Festival @  Postfuhramt Oranienburgerstrasse, Berlin

1997  Fotoraum 98, Quer Galerie der Hdk, Berlin

1996  1000 Watt Film Projekt @ Aktions Galerie, Berlin

1996  Kasha Kasha Mutiku @ FBZ, Braunschweig

1996  Hamburger Short Film Festival @ Hamburg

1995  International solist Festival "Solo Lala" @ Hochzeitraum, Berlin

1995  Braunschweig Film festival, @ Braunschweig

1995  Theaterfest Braunschweig @ Braunschweig

1995  International Underground Film festival @ Berlin

1992  Flea Market @ Gellery 2000, Seoul

1992  Neuvell Vague Estampe,@ Gellery Moin, Seoul

1992  Print on Paper @ Gallery Doyol, Seoul

 

Funds (Select)

2018 Support fund by the Shinhan Bank (Musical 'Harong Tutu')

2017 Support fund by the Shinhan Bank (Musical 'Masalas Musical')

2016 Support fund by the Shinhan Bank (Musical 'Dayung Sampan')

2015  Production Fund by the EBS International Documentary Festival (Experimatal documentary Film “Looking for Ran’)

2015  Support fund by the Shinhan Bank ( Musical ‘Ara & Jimin’)

2015  Culture and art promotion fund by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (Transcultural network festival ‘ TNeF”)

2014  Support fund by the Shinhan Bank ( Musical “ Surungus Hung’)

2014  Support fund by the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Transcultural network festival ‘ TNeF”)

2014  Culture and art promotion fund by the Arts Council Korea(Nationwide tour performance of salad theatre)

2013  Cosponsored promotion peformance by the Arts Council Korea- performing arts center (Experimental Live Broadcasting Theater  “Theater without Actor”)

2013  Culture and art promotion fund by the Arts Council Korea (Project “Migrant performing arts Academy”)

2013  Culture and art promotion fund by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (Excellent Culture & Arts Company Fund)

2013  Support fund by the Shinhan Bank ( Musical “ Suklay”)

2012  Culture and art promotion fund by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (Experimental Media thetre “future story”)

2012  Support fund by the Shinhan Bank( Musical The Secret of Mask”)

2012  Culture and art promotion fund by the Arts Council Korea (Nationwide tour performance of salad theatre)

2011  Culture and art promotion fund by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (Experimental Media thetre “Ran’s Diary”)

2011  Culture and art promotion fund by the Arts Council Korea Nationwide tour performance of salad theatre)

2011  Support fund by the Shinhan Bank ( Musical “ Marina & Vijay”)

2010 The underprivileged's media fund by the Korea press foundation(SaladTV)

2009  Support fund by the Export-Import Bank of Korea and the UNDP  ( Project “Salad”)

2008 The underprivileged's media fund by the Korea press foundation(Migrants in Korea)

2007 Media development promotion fund by the Korea press foundation (migrants in Korea)

2007 The underprivileged's media fund by the Korea press foundation(Migrnts in korea)

2005  Culture and art promotion fund by Arts Council Korea  (Solo Exhibition “Lives of woman migrant wokers”)

2005  Selected for Joheung Gallery Exhibition promotion Artist by Joheung Bank(Solo Exhibition “Lives of woman migrant wokers”)

2002  Culture and art promotion fund by the Arts Council Korea ( Art Project “Migrant workers’music project”)

2001  Insa Art Space Exhibition promotion Artist by the Arts Council Korea (solo exhibition “working Holiday”)

 

Prizes

2017  Donga Multicultural with LG's Prize by Donga newspaper.

2011  Blindman's Daughter’s Prize <Multi cultural Guide Grand Award> by Gachun Cultural  Foundation

2009  Woman Artist of the Year Prize <Culture and Arts Special Award> by Women’s News /  Women & culture Network

2007  Internet Media Prize <Special Award> by Korea Internet – media Journalists Association

© 1995 ~ 2019 by Kyongju Park. www.kyongjupark.com            

  • Facebook Clean
  • Vimeo Social Icon
02. Nov. 2007. Internet media prize