Haegue Yang

Field of Practice:

Visual Arts

City, Country:

Berlin, Germany


2005, 2006, 2007


Nov 2007 - Mar 2008

Born in 1971 in Seoul/South Korea.

Haegue Yang studied art at the Cooper Union in New York and at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule in Frankfurt a. Main. She was master student in the class of Georg Herold.

Selected solo exhibitions: »Foxed in the Forest«, Gallery dépendance, Bruxelles, Belgium; »Haubroksshow – Unpacking Storage Piece«, Collection Haubrok, Berlin, Germany; »Seven Basel Light«, Art Basel Statement, Gallery Barbara Wien, Basel, Switzerland (all 2007); »Sa-Dong 30«, Incheon, Korea; »Unevenly«, BAK (basis voor actuele kunst), Utrecht, The Netherlans (both 2006); »Kasse, Shop, Kino und Weiteres«, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany; »Storage Piece«, Gallery Lawrence O’Hana, London, Great Britain; »Unfolding Places«, Gallery Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany (all 2004); »Unrealistic to Generalize«, Gallery Public, Paris, France (2003). Further exhibitions in Spain, USA, Germany, Great Britain and Korea are currently in planning.

Selected group exhibitions: »Brave New Worlds«, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, »Micro-Narratives«, 48th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia; »Feminist Legacies and Potentials in Contemporary Art Practice«, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium; »re-dis-play/Nicht-Kunst-Sammlungen von Künstlern und Kuratoren«, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany; »Flash Cube«, Leeum, Seoul, Korea; »Prague Biennale«, Prague, Czech Republic; »Brennschluss«, Gallery Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria (all 2007); »Personal Affairs – New Forms of Intimacy«, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany; »Como Viver Junto (How to Live Together}«, 27th São Paulo Art Biennal, São Paulo, Brazil; »Pigment Piano Marble«, Buenos Aires, Argentina (all 2006); »Lichtkunst«, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (2005); »Busan Biennale«, Busan, Korea (2004).

Haegue Yang was awarded the Cremer Preis of the Stiftung Sammlung Cremer in 2005. In 2003 she received a fellowship from the Delfina Studio Trust in London and was laureate of the Maria-Sybilla-Merian Prize from the State of Hessia/Germany.