Jae Wook Lee

Voir en ligne : http://www.jaewooklee.com

Jaewook Lee is an artist, writer, amateur scientist, semi-philosopher, and sometime curator. Lee is the founder and director of Mindful Joint (http://mindfuljoint.com), an annual symposium that focuses on non-hierarchical knowledge sharing in contemporary art. Lee is the recipient of awards such as the 4th SINAP (Sindoh Artist Support Program) and the SeMA Emerging Artists and Curators Supporting Program by the Seoul Museum of Art. Lee has participated in exhibitions, talks, performances, and screenings at such venues as Art Sonje Center in Seoul (2017), the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2017), the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju (2016), the Seoul Museum of Art in Seoul (2015), NURTUREart in Brooklyn (2014), the Museo Juan Manuel Blanes in Montevideo (2014), MANIFESTA 9 parallel event in Hasselt (2012), the Chelsea Art Museum in New York (2011), and the Coreana Museum in Seoul (2006), among others. His work has been featured in Sculpture, TK-21, and Artforum.com, among others. Lee received his BFA from Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, and MFAs from Art Practice at the School of Visual Art and the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University. Lee teaches at the School of Visual Arts and the University of Chicago.


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samedi 30 juin 2018

Lee Wan at the Arko Art Center in Seoul

Korean artist Lee Wan was one of the two artists who represented the Korean Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2017. Lee examines how global financial capitalism has shaped people’s lives in Asian countries.

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vendredi 1er juin 2018

Contemporary Asian Art in New York

New York City’s 2018 spring is full of contemporary Asian art. This means that it is rare to see so many Asian artists in New York City at the same time. Suivons Jaewook Lee dans cette exploration.

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lundi 26 février 2018

An Exhibition as Libertarian Paternalism

Recent Novel Prize laureate in Economics, Richard R. Thaler, strongly advocates the idea of libertarian paternalism as he believes that it would lead society to a healthier place.

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dimanche 28 janvier 2018

Acquisition of Empathy in Contemporary Art

“What’s Next : A five-hour marathon conversation and more on immigration, migration and home” took place as part of the “Brown People Are the Wrens in the Parking Lot” exhibition at the Logan Center Gallery at the University of Chicago on January 4, 2018. The event was initiated by artist William Pope.L and curator Dieter Roelstraete and brought together University of Chicago faculty, students, staff and community members to reflect on issues of connectedness, home and immigration.

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lundi 27 novembre 2017

Note on Mirror Neurons

Mirror neurons are neurons that are thought to allow us to empathize with the behavior, emotion, intention, and feelings of others. The neurons are activated both when we recognize behavior and emotion in others, and while we are actually performing the same behavior and emotion.

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dimanche 9 juillet 2017

Needs for Systematic Inventions

Inventions in our culture appear and disappear over time. Think about music as an example. Digital audio formats, online streaming and cloud technology are our go-to’s in this genre.

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dimanche 2 avril 2017

Tales of Our Time

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents an ambitious group exhibition of contemporary Chinese art curated by Xiaoyu Weng and Hou Hanru.

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