Oan Kim
Photographer

Oan Kim co-founded Agence MYOP in 2005.

He studied art at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and musical writing at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris.

Over the years his photographic work has developed an approach of the medium that is not strictly documentary, nor purely conceptual or pictorialist, but which is informed by all of the above, re-questioning the balance of these elements with each new series he produces.

He has had more than a dozen gallery and museum solo exhibitions since 2000 in Paris, New York,Los Angeles, Séoul, and Macao, and has taken part in many group shows around the world.

In 2009, he published Je suis le chien Pitié by Actes Sud in collaboration with French author, Laurent Gaudé.

He has received several grants or commissions from CNAP, FIACRE, SCAM, and Macao Museum of Art.

He received the award for Photography from l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts, the Artist of Tomorrow Prize from the Sungkok museum, and the prize of the Nuits Photographiques.

Oan Kim also pursues a musical career as singer/songwriter with band Chinese Army, for which he has directed a few music videos.

He is currently a professor of photography in the art and design university, Paris College of Art.

MYOP

Oan Kim
Photographer

Oan Kim co-founded Agence MYOP in 2005.

He studied art at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and musical writing at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris.

Over the years his photographic work has developed an approach of the medium that is not strictly documentary, nor purely conceptual or pictorialist, but which is informed by all of the above, re-questioning the balance of these elements with each new series he produces.

He has had more than a dozen gallery and museum solo exhibitions since 2000 in Paris, New York,Los Angeles, Séoul, and Macao, and has taken part in many group shows around the world.

In 2009, he published Je suis le chien Pitié by Actes Sud in collaboration with French author, Laurent Gaudé.

He has received several grants or commissions from CNAP, FIACRE, SCAM, and Macao Museum of Art.

He received the award for Photography from l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts, the Artist of Tomorrow Prize from the Sungkok museum, and the prize of the Nuits Photographiques.

Oan Kim also pursues a musical career as singer/songwriter with band Chinese Army, for which he has directed a few music videos.

He is currently a professor of photography in the art and design university, Paris College of Art.

MYOP

  • Leda Papaconstantinou: Time In My Hands. A Retrospective
    Dec 14, 2023 – Apr 21, 2024
    EMST
    Athens, Greece
    Time in my hands represents the first ever major retrospective exhibition for Leda Papaconstantinou (b. 1945), one of the most important artists in the history of contemporary art in Greece. For over almost five decades, Papaconstantinou developed a diverse body of work that took on a range of forms – performance, sculpture, video, site-specific installations, painting, etc. – in order to explore issues of gender, sexuality, collective and personal memory, history, politics and ecology, centred always on the body. (more…)