- Yoonjung Choi
Yoonjung Choi majored in Korean literature and aesthetics, then took a curatorial course in CTP(Curatorial Training Program) in Arko Arts Center. She was a programmer at MEMISPACE in Gwangju from 2008 to 2010, and was a chief of artist-in-residence program of PAAD 2009, then later served as a curator and chief of 2nd curatorial department at Daegu Art Museum.
Choi currently works as a curator at the Oil Tank Culture Park of Seoul Metropolitan Government, organizing exhibitions and archives. She focuses on themes that are drawn from locality and placeness in the historical context. She has been contemplating the methods in which the historical, social agenda is combined with the creation of art, and has been organizing projects to unravel her research as a basis.
As for the projects that show her character, there are Minsung民性 (2012), Jirisan Project (2014-2015), Sungsimwon Archive (2017), Visual art archive on Jagalmadang as red-light district; Doers outside the sentence (2016), Arbeit Macht Frei (2018), Gyeonggi-Archive_Now (2018), and Inwangsan project Yu.Seosan.Gi (2019).
She was awarded at the 9th Lee Dongsuk Prize for Curating in 2016 and was in Incheon Art Platform for residency in 2017.