Joonho JEON
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[Splash] Review: ‘News from Nowhere: Chicago Laboratory’
Imagining a frightening future has long been the bailiwick of science fiction writers and dystopia-driven filmmakers. Now, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago ponders that less-than-pretty road with “News from Nowhere: Chicago Laboratory,” the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of noted Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho.
[Chicago Contemporary Art Seminar, September 22] Moon Kyungwon/Jeon Joonho:News from Nowhere: Chicago Laboratory
The idea of the project is the artists question nowadays from the postapocalyptic future by working with several elite from different background such as designer, architect , scientist and philosopher. They try to build up a artificial world where almost without nature. There also two films in the show, characters from future investigate the world now.
[AAA in America, September 21] News from Nowhere: Chicago Laboratory
News from Nowhere is both a stirring exhibition and an open platform for investigation of the world as it is today and as it could be imagined in the future. For this ongoing project Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho assembled a remarkable group of thinkers and practitioners to contribute to their research exploring the meaning, social function, and the role of the arts in contemporary times.
[AMA, September 13] “News from Nowhere” at The School of the Art Institute
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is to present “News from Nowhere”, an exhibition of works by Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, to run between 21 September and 21 December 2013.
[The Korea Times, June 11] Korean artists go to dOCUMENTA Kassel
Moon and Jeon’s project “News from Nowhere” is composed of a film, installation and a publication. The project began from imagining a post-apocalyptic world where the human race has been nearly wiped out and is forced to examine the most basic philosophies and the artist duo will present a “retrospective from the future.”
[The Korea Herald, June 11] Three Korean artists invited to world’s largest contemporary art fair
Three Korean artists are showcasing their works at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious contemporary art fairs held in Germany. It is the second time Korean artists have been invited to the Kassel Documenta since 1992 ― the festival has been taking place every five years since 1955. The three 40-something-year-old artists Moon Kyung-won, Jeon Joon-ho and Yang Haegue present innovative art forms that focus on social meanings.
[Art-Agenda, Aug. 20] Powerhouse at Gallery Hyundai Gangnam Space
Powerhouse at Gallery Hyundai Gangnam Space GALLERY HYUNDAI is pleased to announce "Powerhouse", a group exhibition of 8 Korean media artists. The show offers glimpses into the unique world of Korean contemporary artists who are representing the present status of Korean media art recognized both in and out of Korea....
[Joonho JEON/Yongbaek LEE/Kyungwon MOON/Junebum PARK/Kijong ZIN] a different similarity, Korea Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany, 05.20.2010-06.27.2010
A traveling exhibition organized by Gallery LOOP, “A Different Similarity” opens now in the city of Bochum, Germany. The exhibition showcases the works of prominent contemporary Korean artists who constantly engage in the dialogue of modern Korean society and speaks for its generational dilemma and fascination...
[Joonho JEON] BLESS YOU, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan 11.20-12.25.2009
SCAI THE BATHHOUSE is pleased to present its first exhibition for popular young Korean artist Jeon Joonho. The exhibition, which is titled "Bless You" (a phrase used in the West when someone has sneezed), includes two new sculptures and one new video work in addition to a new edition of a sculpture that recently became the focus of a lot of attention when it was purchased by the Saatchi Gallery in London.
[Yongbaek LEE/Kyungwon MOON/Joonho JEON] Beginning of New Era, The Seoul Site for the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea 10.22.2009-12.09.2009
The National Museum of Contemporary Art (Director, Soon-Hoon BAE) is opening an exhibition titled "Beginning of New Era" at the future site of the Seoul Museum of Contemporary Art. This exhibition includes artists of different genres and generations, ranging from famous senior artists to talented young artists; from fine artists and architects to designers, craftspeople, and film directors.
[Yongbaek LEE/Joonho
Dr. Soonhoon Bae, director of National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the exhibition, Peppermint Candy from Korea in Seoul which travelled to Chile adn Argentina between 2007 and 2008.
[Yongbaek LEE/Kyungwon MOON/Joonho JEON] The 3rd Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Focus on Korea: Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia 09.25-10.25.2009
The exhibition Focus on Korea presents eight artists, who responded to their country’s rapid growth in economic production and social change during the decades between the 1960s and 1990s.
[Yongbaek LEE/Kyungwon MOON/Joonho JEON] The 28th Biennial of Graphic Art, After Gogo:A New Era of Korean Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia 09.04-10.25.2009
Based on a proposal by Jeon Joon-ho, the winner of the Grand Prize of the 2007 Biennial, the exhibition presents the 'post-gogo' generation of South Korean artists. Their work re-examines various issues in contemporary Korean society – a society divided between North and South in which the Cold War is still very much alive.
[Yongbaek LEE/Joonho JEON] Korean Eye:Moon Generation, Saatchi gallery, London 06.20-09.15.2009
Throughout the summer, Phillips de Pury & Company will stage a series of exhibitions in the Phillips de Pury & Company Space at the Saatchi Gallery.
[Yongbaek LEE/Kyungwon MOON/Joonho JEON/Kijong ZIN] A Different Similarity: Towards the Sea, Central Istanbul, Turkey 06.18-07.30.2009
Santralistanbul presents the exhibition “A Different Similarity: Towards the Sea” including different works of 10 Korean artists from video to installation, reflecting today’s technological life by contemporary artists’ point of view.