11 July 2012
Hyung-Min Yoon

born in Seoul, Korea
lives and works between Vancouver, Canada and Seoul


2008 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
2007 Postgraduate Diploma, Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
2005 BFA, School of Visual Arts, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea

Selected Exhibitions

2020 Title TBA, Art Gallery at Evergreen, Coquitlam (two-person) upcoming
2019 <Black Book> CSA Space, Vancouver (solo)
2019 <Façade Festival> Burrard Arts Foundation
2018 <The Doors> Gam Gallery, Vancouver (solo)
2017 <Canada at 150: Trauma, Memory and the Story of Canada> South Asian Canadian Histories Association, Vancouver
2017 <Door to Door> Gallery Shinsegae, Incheon
2016 <The Doors> Trunk Gallery, Seoul (solo)
2016 <World Script Symposia> Seoul
2016 <Under My Skin> HITE COLLECTION, Seoul
2015 <Hwanggeumsan Public Art Project>, GCC, Korea
2015 <SunMoon> Gallery Hyundai, Window gallery, Seoul
2014 <The Book of Jests> Grunt Gallery, Vancouver (solo)
2014 <Magic Hands> Wumin Art Centre, Project Space Wumin, Cheongju (solo)
2014 <Far Away So Close> Access Gallery, Vancouver
2014 <Taehwa River Eco Art Festival> Ulsan, Korea
2014 <New Hero> Blue Square, Seoul
2013 <Little bit of history deleting> Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna
2013 <The Gesture of Writing> The Crying Room, Vancouver
2013 <MONOMANIA II> Trench Contemporary Art, Vancouver
2013 <Trial & Error> Schleifmülgasse 12-14, Vienna
2013 <The Moment of Transition> Austrian Cultural Forum, Budapest / Aktionsradius, Vienna
2012 <Translation Services> 221A, Vancouver
2011 <Heaven and Earth> Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver
2009 <Tele.bridge 2009 Spectacles and contemporary art exhibition> Television12, Seoul
2009 <Creekside Open 2009> A.P.T Gallery, London
2009 <The truth of Contradictions and exceptions> Television12, Seoul
2008 <Condensation> Decima Gallery, London
2007 <6 Via Neuchatel> Caves du Palais, Neuchatel, Switzerland
2007 <How We May Be> Late at Tate, August, Tate Britain, London
2006 <A Ses Parents> ‘Maison Blanche’ in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
2005 <Movement> ARKO Art Center, Arts Council Korea
2005 <Seoul Youth Art Festival_ Portfolio 2005> Seoul Museum of Art
2004 <Derailed> Alternative Space Pool, Seoul</façade>

Special Projects

2012-3 <Language Kitchen> (workshop with children of ESL) 221A / Outreach Public School program, Burnaby Art Gallery

Curatorial Projects

2012 <Translation Services> 221A Artist Run Centre, Vancouver
2009 <The Truth of Contradictions and Exceptions> Television12, Seoul (co-curating)

Residencies, Awards and Grants

2016 Project Assistance for Visual Artists, BC Arts Council
2015 Project Grants to Visual Artists, Canada Council for the Arts
2014-5 Artist in residency, Gyeonggi Creation Centre, Korea
2014 PUBLIC ART SELECTED ARTISTS 2014 (Grand prize), Korea
2013-4 Travel grant, Canada Council for the arts
2013 Kunsthalle Exnergasse Residenz: KEX award grants, Vienna, Austria
2011-12 Curatorial Residency, 221A Artist Run Centre, Vancouver
2009 Visual art grant : Artists’ in Residencies, The Arts Council Korea
2009 The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM),Iceland
2009 Thematic residency: The Wanderer, The Banff Centre, Canada

Publications of Written Works

2018 <Black Book> Information Office
2014 <Talk Talk Community&Art> Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation (anthology)
2012 <Translation Services> catalogue 221A
2012 <Backwards Metamorphosis Library> Publication Studio


Intended for you Alone Rungh, vol. 5 no. 3, 2018
Interview with artist Kim Beom, from Hite Collection exhibition catalogue <Under My Skin>, 2016
Michael Turner, “Hyung-Min Yoon: From pages to screen” Canadian Art Online, 2014
NamSoo Kim, Hyung Min Yoon Public Art, Dec. 2014
Ashok Mathur, Inversions: Hyung Min Yoon’s “Heaven and Earth” installation, 2011
Kim Sukwon, <어느 시각탐닉꾼의 구경> PDF excerpt, Yekyung Publishing, 2010

Public Collections

Vancouver Art Gallery
Arario Museum
Wumin Art Centre
Gyeonggi Creation Centre