Sunjung Kim,

agent, curator
Sunjung Kim is a Seoul-based independent curator and professor at the Korea National University of Arts. Since the 1990s, Kim has played a pivotal role in linking Korean contemporary art and the international art world.

From 1993 to 2004, Kim worked as the chief curator at Artsonje Center, a contemporary art centre in Seoul. She was the commissioner of the Korean Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale (2005). In 2006, she initiated the annual contemporary art festival Platform Seoul. The first festival, titled “Somewhere in Time,” was followed by “Tomorrow” (2007), “I have nothing to say and I am saying it” (2008), “Platform in KIMUSA: Void of Memory” (2009) and “Projected Image” (2010). She co-curated “Your Bright Future,” an exhibition of 12  contemporary artists from Korea presented at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Houston Museum of Fine Arts (2009–10). Kim has also curated solo exhibitions for artists such as In-Hwan Oh, Martin Creed, Beom Kim and Haegue Yang at Artsonje Center. Kim was the artistic director of the 6th Seoul International Media Art Biennale - Media City Seoul 2010. Most recently, Kim was appointed as one of the six artistic directors selected to jointly deliver the 2012 Gwangju Biennial.