Leeseungah
  • Seung Ah Lee
  • Artist Story
  • Seung Ah Lee (b. 1975) currently lives and works in Seoul and Singapore. She studied at Ewha Woman’s University and Goldsmiths College, University of London.

    Seung Ah works in a variety of media, including printmaking, printed materials, video, sound, and installation. She creates her artworks that include the recent phenomena of society such as surveillance systems, record obsessions, and relationships of our complicated environment. Seung Ah is exploring how pervasive media and technology is in exposing our lives.

    Most recently, her works have been shown at Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (Singapore), the Lounge gallery (London), Korean Cultural Center (Sydney), Cultural Center "Magaza" (Macedonia), Multimedia Art Asia Pacific (Australia), Total Museum, Sungkok museum, Seoul Art Center (Korea). She also engaged with diverse project exhibitions and workshops as an independent curator. During recent years, her works were collected by National Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Bank (Korea) KBS Exhibition hall (Korea), Korean Film Archive (Korea).
  • Location
  • Seoul, South Korea
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Artist CV

Seung Ah Lee

  • Korea
  • b. 1975, Seoul, Korea

EDUCATION
  • 2010
  • Ph.D., Completion of Course work (major-media design), Ewha Womans University
  • Seoul, Korea
  • 2007
  • M.A., Interactive Media, Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • London, UK
  • 2006
  • Diploma, Contemporary Theory, Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • London, UK
  • 2002
  • M.F.A., Painting & Printmaking, Ewha Womans University
  • Seoul, Korea
  • 1998 B.F.A., Painting, Ewha Womans University
  • Seoul, Korea


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2013
  • Space15th
  • Seoul, Korea
  • 2012
  • Objectifs
  • Singapore
  • 2008
  • Gallery Dam
  • Seoul, Korea
  • 2007
  • APT Gallery
  • London, UK
  • 2005
  • Seo Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea
  • 2004
  • Keumsan Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2013
  • Show Must Go On, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
  • Singapore

  • 2013
  • New Collections, Park Soo Keun Museum
  • Korea

  • 2013
  • Cool Transprint, City Museum, Space of Kyung-Hee Palace
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2013
  • Panoramic Imprint, Substation
  • Singapore

  • 2013
  • Between Mirrors: Infinite Reversibility, Ewha Art Center
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2012
  • Print and Communication, City Museum, Space of Kyung-Hee Palace
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2011
  • Eye pumping, Goodman arts center
  • Singapore

  • 2011
  • New Image, New Usage, The History of Korean New Media Art, I-gong theater
  • Korea

  • 2011
  • Korea Art Today, Korean Cultural Center
  • Sydney, Australia

  • 2011
  • Digital four Senses, Hanbit Media Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2010
  • Boot: Re_cord, Space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2010
  • Touch at, Space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2010
  • Four Face, Hanbit Media Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Cutting Edge, I-ang Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Print your life!, City Museum, Space of Kyung-Hee Palace
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Open the Source, Digital Play Ground, Total Museum
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • D.I.T. Project, Space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Ewha Young Artist, Ewha Art Center
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Walking Space, Artwall Gallery, Sinseogye
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008
  • Threadhold Phenomena, Gallery Sangsangmadang
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008
  • Playground, Total Museum
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008
  • DongShim, Ewha Museum
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008
  • UP AND COMERS, total Museum
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008
  • Everyday Art, Sung Kok Museum
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2007
  • QUECPIX, Castello Svevo
  • Bari, Italy

  • 2007
  • Art collection, SeoGallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2006
  • Sensuous Panorama, Lounge Gallery
  • London, UK

  • 2005
  • ATTITUDE, Cultural Center "Magaza"
  • Bitola, Macedonia

  • 2005
  • Composition & Center, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2004
  • Book Project, Kumho Museum
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2004
  • Making Money, Chohung Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2004
  • Collision and Flow, SeoDaeMun penitentiary
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2003
  • New Frontier, Daegu Art Center
  • Daegu, Korea,

  • 2003
  • Digital Salon, Art Space Hue
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2002
  • CROSS TALK, Korean Art Center
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2002
  • Real_Interface, IMA
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2002
  • Indy Video Festival, Art Cube Ilju Art House
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2002
  • WONDER, Gwanhoon Museum
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2001
  • Library Project, Jungdok Library
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2001
  • In-chon Post, In-chon Art Center
  • Kyonggi, Korea

  • 2001
  • Nomadic Video, Art Side Net
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2001
  • MAAP (Multimedia Art Asia Pacific)
  • Australia

  • 2001
  • Daily Five-Face, Art Cube Ilju Art House
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2001
  • N.Y. Project, Art Side Net 1F, Ssamzie Space 1F (sound)
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2001
  • Command 'P', Sagan Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2000
  • Media Art 21, Sejong Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

    2000 Contemporary Printmaking Contest, Jonglo Gallery Seoul, Korea

  • 2000
  • The Public Cemetery Project, Hyosungwon
  • Kyonggi, Korea

  • 2000
  • The Second Factory Project, Sampyo factory
  • Korea

  • 2000
  • Indy Video Festival, Art Cube Ilju Art House
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2000
  • Thru the Book, There's
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 1999
  • Digital art festival, Seoul Museum of art
  • Seoul, Korea


CURATINGS & WORKSHOPS
  • 2011
  • Eye pumping, Goodman arts center
  • Singapore

  • 2010
  • D.I.T. 2nd Workshop, Seoul Art Space_Seogyo
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2010
  • Four Faces, Hanbit Media Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2010
  • Playing Video, space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2010
  • Collected landscape, space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Shift Signals, Hanbit Media Gallery
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Time Machine, space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Tjukurpa: A sudden departure, space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • D.I.T. Project Workshop, space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • Moving Here, space15th
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009
  • International Conference, Coordinator, Ewha Womans University
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008
  • Threadhold Phenomena, Gallery Sangsangmadang
  • Seoul, Korea


JOURNALS & CONFERENCE 2010.7 “Implementation of An Electronic Guest Book As Media Arts Using Processing Language and Face Detection Function”, Digital Design Research, VOL.10 NO.3

2010. 2 2009. 12 “A study of artifacts based on interactive media”, info design issue VOL.9

2008. 4 "A study for ecological sustainability within media art ", ADADA (Asia Digital Art and Design Association), international conference, Waseda University, Japan “Artifacts at the event horizon”, Digital Design Research, VOL.8 NO.2

PROJECTS
2009.3-2011.2 Research project; Development of Artists’ programming tool and Intelligent Space for Media Art Exhibition based on Cultural Technology, supported by Korea Creative Contents Agency

LECTURES & TEACHINGS
  • 2010.3~2010.12
  • Lecture at Seoul Institute of the Arts, Digital Art
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009.3~2010.12
  • Lecture at Ewha Womans University, Fine art
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009.9-2010.8
  • Lecture at Chu-Gye Art University, Printmaking
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2009.9-2010.8
  • Lecture at Kyung-Won University, Fine art
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008.9~2009.12
  • Lecture at Kon-kuk University, Communication Design
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008.3~2008.8
  • Lecture at Cathartic University, Digital Media
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2008.3~2008.8
  • Lecture at Mok-Won University, Cartoon & Animation
  • Seoul, Korea

  • 2002.3~2005.8
  • Lecture at Mok-Won University, Cartoon & Animation
  • Seoul, Korea


GRANTS & AWARDS
  • 2011
  • The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation Grant

  • 2010
  • Seoul Art Space_Seogyo Grant, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture Grant 2009 Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture Grant

  • 2008
  • The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation Grant

  • 2008
  • Selected as the exhibition of the 2008 at Dam Gallery, Korea

  • 2007
  • The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation Grant

  • 2007
  • Selected as an artist of the 2007 at APT Gallery, London, UK

  • 2005
  • The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation Grant

  • 2005
  • Selected as an young artist of the 2005 at SEO Gallery, Korea

  • 2004
  • Selected as the exhibition of the 2004 at Choheung Gallery, Korea

  • 2001
  • Honors in the Major Field Award, Ewha Womans University

  • 2000
  • Prize of Special Selection, Contemporary Printmaking Contest

  • 1999
  • Prize of Special Selection, Korean Digital Art Fair


COLLECTIONS
Show me your face SN.1, interactive media installation, KBS Exhibition hall, Seoul, Korea
Show me your face SN.2, interactive media installation, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Bank, Seoul, Korea
Peoples, Silkscreen on the plastic plate, Seo Gallery, Seoul, Korea
BioHazard, Korean Film Archive, Seoul, Korea Heteromorphic ID, Korean Film Archive, Seoul, Korea

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