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  • Im Heung-soon


    IM Heung-soon (b.1969, South Korea) is an artist and filmmaker based in Seoul and Jeju Island. Starting with his early works on his working-class family, he has expanded his art world by exploring the lives of people who are marginalized in social, political, capitalist, and national contexts. His political yet emotional works are embodied through different visual mediums such as photography, installations, public art, community art, and films. He directed several feature films such as Jeju Prayer (2012), Factory Complex (2014), Ryeohaeng (2016), Reborn (2017), Exchange Diary (2015-2018, MOMOSE Aya x IM Heung-soon), and Things that Do Us Part (2019). His recent works have been exhibited, among others, at Sharjah Biennale (2015), MoMA PS1, New York (2015), Tate Modern, London (2015), Pompidou Centre, Paris (2016), Taipei Biennale (2016), Carnegie Int’l, Pittsburgh (2018).  In 2017, he organized the exhibition Things that Do Us Part – Belief · Faith · Love · Betrayal · Hatred · Fear · Ghost, as a selected artist for MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2017.