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

  • Donald Rodney: Visceral Canker
    May 25 – Sep 8, 2024
    Spike Island
    Bristol, UK
    Spike Island presents a major survey exhibition of late British artist Donald Rodney (b. 1961, West Bromwich; d. 1998, London). Rodney worked across sculpture, installation, drawing, painting, and digital media, experimenting with new materials and technologies throughout his life. His work is known for being incisive, acerbic, and evocative in its analysis of the prejudices and injustices surrounding racial identity, Black masculinity, chronic illness, and Britain’s colonial past. (more…)
  • Polly Braden: Leaving Ukraine
    Mar 15 – Sep 15, 2024
    Foundling Museum
    London, UK
    Polly Braden: Leaving Ukraine is an intimate portrait of women, forced to leave their homes following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. In this new series of work we see the extraordinary journeys undertaken by mothers, daughters, teenagers and babies in arms. Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, Polly Braden has used her camera to document the lives of women and children unexpectedly scattered across Europe. (more…)
  • Artadia Awards 2024
    Deadline Nov 1, 2024
    Artadia
    International
    The Artadia Awards provide financial support, exposure and recognition to artists. The awards are unrestricted, allowing artists to use the funds in any way they choose. Each year, an open-call application is made available in each of the seven active partner cities. Supporting artists equitably is a critical part of the Artadia Award process (more…)
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