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

2023 Melting Zone, TAXA, Seoul, organized by Public Question 
2022 Invisible Forces, Leaning Out of Windows, Emily Carr Art & Design 
2021 Seedling, Lafarge Lake, Art Gallery at Evergreen (outdoor augmented reality project)
2020 Where do we go from here?, Vancouver Art Gallery
2020 Trace, Art Gallery at Evergreen, Coquitlam (two-person show with Gwenessa Lam)
2020 HongJe-Uyeon Public Art Project, The Metropolitan City of Seoul
2019 Black Book CSA Space, Vancouver (solo)
2019 Façade Festival, Burrard Arts Foundation
2018 門 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 門 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 明 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 天上 天下 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

Special Projects

2012-3 Language Kitchen workshop with children of ESL (English as a second language)
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

2021 Explore and Create, Canada Council for the Arts
2021 Pivot for Individuals, BC Arts Council
2020 Project Assistance for Visual Artists, BC Arts Council
2018 Explore and Create, Canada Council for the Arts
2016 Project Assistance for Visual Artists, BC Arts Council
2015 Project Grant Canada Council for the arts
2014-15 Gyeonggi Creation Centre Residency, Korea (invitation)
2014 PUBLIC ART SELECTED ARTISTS Emerging Artist Prize (Grand prize)
2014 Travel Grant Canada Council for the arts
2013 Kunsthalle Exnergasse KEX award grants for artist residencies, Vienna
2013 Travel Grant Canada Council for the arts
2012 Project Grants with 221A Canada Council for the arts
2011-12 Curatorial Residencies 221A, Vancouver
2009 Visual art grant: Artists in Residencies, The Arts Council Korea
2009 SÍM Residency, Reykjavik
2009 The Banff Centre, Thematic residency: The Wanderer, Canada (with Oliver Lutz)

Publications of Written Works

2023 6년: 1966년부터 1972년까지 오브제 작품의 비물질화 6 Years by Lucy R. Lippard, Hyunsil Munhwa (translation in Korean)
2019 오버레이 Overlay by Lucy R. Lippard, Hyunsil Munhwa (translation in Korean)
2018 Black Book, Information Office
2014 똑똑커뮤니티 Talk-Talk Community & Art Online journal anthology, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation
2013 문화번역 Cultural Translation by Boris Buden, eipcp – European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies (translation in Korean)
2012 Translation Services 221A Vancouver
2012 Backwards Metamorphosis Library Publication Studio, Vancouver


Black Book review by Joni Low, Espace, winter 2020
Hyung-min Yoon
 by Joni Low, Vie des Arts, spring 2020
Intended for you Alone Rungh, vol. 5 no. 3, 2018
Interview with artist Kim Beom, from Hite Collection exhibition catalogue Under My Skin, 2016
Hyung-Min Yoon: From pages to screen, by Michael Turner, Canadian Art Online, 2014
Hyung Min Yoon, by NamSoo Kim, Public Art, Dec. 2014
Inversions, by Ashok Mathur, 2011
어느 시각탐닉꾼의 구경, by Kim Sukwon, PDF excerpt, Yekyung Publishing, 2010

Public Collections

Vancouver Art Gallery
Arario Museum
Wumin Art Centre
Gyeonggi Creation Centre

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