Kyungah Ham
함경아


Kyungah Ham * 1966
lives and works in Seoul, Korea

Education

1996
AA, Parsons The New School for Design,
New York, US

1995
MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, US

1992
Graduate Program, Pratt Institute,
New York, US

1989
BFA, Seoul National University, Seoul, kr

Solo Exhibitions

2009
»Desire and Anesthesia«,
Artsonje Center, Seoul, kr

2008
»Such Game«, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, kr

1999
»Room with a View«,
Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, kr

Group Exhibitions

2011
Singapore Biennale, SG
Triennale internationale des Arts textiles contemporains de Tournai, BE
Asia Pacific Breweries Signature Art Prize 2011 Finalist Exhibition,
Singapore Art Museum, SG

2010
»Hyper Real«, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, AT
»Tourist’s Dream«, Iniva, London, UK
»The multi-cultural in Our Times«,
Collaborative Project with Le Pavillon
Palais de Tokyo, Gyeonggi Moma,
Ansan, Kr

2009
Prague Biennale, CZ
Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art,
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, AU

2008
»Correspondence«,
Artsonje Center, Seoul, Kr
Melbourne Art Fair,
Project Rooms 2008, AU
»Fiction and Non Fiction«,
Seoul Museum of Art, kr

2007
»Zain-Marie’s Story«,
Space C, Koreana Art and
Culture Complex, Seoul, Kr
Move on Asia 2007_Single-Channel Video Art Festival, Traveling Exhibition, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Kr

2006
6th Gwangju Biennale, Kr
»Naked Life«, MOCA Taipei, TW
»EMAP«, Nam June Paik & Video Art, Ewha Univ. Seoul, Kr

2005
»Enclosed«, British Museum, London, UK
»Seoul: Until Now!«,
Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, DK

2004
»Absent Voice«, Korean Cultural Center, New York, US
»Report from uncanny city«,
AIT residency open studio, Tokyo, JP
»Daily Life of Artists«,
Plus Gallery, Nagoya, JP

2003
»Cross2003: Korea / Hawaii«,
Art Gallery, University of Hawaii, US
»Text & Subtext«, ArtSpace, Woolloomooloo, AU,
Stenersen Museet, Oslo, NO,
Tasiatiska Museet, Stockholm, SE,
MOCA Taipei, TW
»Image of Asia«, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, DK

2002
4 th Gwangju Biennale: Pause, Kr

2001
Megawave: 1st Yokohama Triennale, JP
1st Tirana Biennale: Escape, AL

Awards and Scholarships

2011
Asia Pacific Breweries Signature Art Prize 2011 Nominee

2010
Gyeonggi Creation Center Pilot Program, Ansan, Kr

2008
National Changdong Art Studio, Seoul, Kr
Rockefeller Bellagio Creative Arts
Fellowship Nominee, New York, US
Awarded Residency Grant at Couvent des Recollets by City
of Paris and French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris, FR
Residency Grant at Art Initiative Tokyo, Tokyo, JP
Ilmin Museum of Art Fellowship, Seoul, Kr

2003
Freeman Foundation Fellowship Residency,
University of Hawaii, US

2002
The Korean Culture & Arts
Foundation Fellowship, Seoul, Kr

Website

Museum Display, 2000 – 2010 Steal Life Serise 03, 2009 Nagasaki & Hiroshima Mushroom Clouds 02, diptych, 2010