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  • Seung Woo Back


    Seung Woo Back (b. 1973, Daejeon) unveils the subtle boundary between reality and unreality, virtual and real, and the seen and unseen, experimenting with photography as a media. Back studied photography in Korea and later received degrees in Fine Art and Art Theory from Middlesex University, London. He is also a photography professor in the Department of Visual Communication & Design at Hongik University. His recent solo exhibitions include Artist of the Year 2016 (MMCA, Seoul, Korea, 2016), Walking on the Line (Center A, Vancouver, Canada, 2015), Gaps, Unrealistic Generals (Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea, 2012), Blow Up (Misashin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2011). His works have been also presented in group exhibitions such as Controlled Perspectives (Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2019) and the 12th Gwangju Biennale, Imagined Borders (ACC, Gwangju, Korea, 2018).