Oh Heinkuhn, A Boy with His Ear Hurt in Front of Lucky Club, 1993 / MMCA collection
Wonders and Witness: Contemporary Photography from Korea
Nov 18, 2023 – Jan 27, 2024
Center for Creative Photography
Tucson, USA

Wonders and Witness: Contemporary Photography from Korea is an exhibition that invites you to explore the diverse facets of Korean life – its desires, anxieties, frustrations, and mysteries. It delves into pressing issues such as urbanization, the intricacies of family dynamics, the search for identity, and the enduring hope for a brighter future. These photographs act as more than just witnesses to societal conditions; they are artistic commentaries that offer a unique interpretation of our everyday lives. Prepare to be enthralled by the wonders that surround us in the ordinary, as captured through the lens of Contemporary Korean photographers.

Wonders and Witness: Contemporary Photography from Korea presents more than 80 works of 12 Korean photographers, including including Bang Byoungsang, Chung Chuha, Gwon Doyeon, Kim Mi-Hyun, Kim Oksun, Kim Seunggu, Kim Taedong, Nikki S. Lee, Lee Sunmin, Oh Heinkuhn, Area Park, and Yoon JeongMee. The exhibition will accompany a symposium on photography in Korea and talks with artists open to the public.

Wonders and Witness: Contemporary Photography from Korea is co-organized by the Center for Creative Photography (CCP) and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA), curated by Kim Namin, Curator, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, and in collaboration with the School of Art.

  • Impossible Music
    Sep 30 – Dec 10, 2023
    Miller Institute for Contemporary Art
    Pittsburgh, USA

    Opening September 30 at the Miller Institute of Contemporary Art, Impossible Music brings together sounds, scores, sculptures, video, and live performances to extend discourses on conceptual and experimental music and explore its intersections across different art forms. Marking the first joint curatorial collaboration of curator Candice Hopkins, artist, composer Raven Chacon, with curator, researcher, Stavia Grimani, the interdisciplinary group exhibition features work by boundary-defying composers, artists, (more…)

  • Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
    Sep 22, 2023 – Jan 15, 2024
    Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
    St. Louis, USA

    “What is your name?” “Where are you from?” “How did you end up here?” “Can you feel it?” “Does it hurt?” With these and other questions, the American artist Adam Pendleton’s solo exhibition at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum sets up an elaborate call-and-response network that articulates a sense of history as fragmented poetics. The exhibition will showcase a polyvocal assemblage of new and recent paintings, drawings, and video portraits that together reveal Pendleton’s interest in creating a conversation between mediums, as well as his belief in abstraction’s capacity to destabilize and disrupt. (more…)