Yoon Il Kwon

Yoon Il Kwon 2019-04-24T10:13:50+00:00

Biography

Il Kwoon Yoon (Incheon, South Korea – 1990) studied at the Hong-Ik University (Printmaking, BFA), Seoul, Sout Korea. Now he attends a Master’s degree in Print to the Royal College of Art, London.

Adopting very human tendencies to make sense of our world – stacking, layering, ordering, filtering and re-membering – Yoon encourages us to pay attention to the things we miss in our daily lives and invites us to look to the empty spaces in our memories. He reminds us how insensitive we have become to our surroundings and he asks us to slow down. Radically, the work is perhaps about ‘slow looking’, which, in the context of an art fair, is pretty challenging (Chiara Williams).

Selected recent Works

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

EDUCATION

2017 –            Royal College of Art (Print, MA), London, UK

2010 – 2016   Hong-Ik University (Printmaking, BFA), Seoul, South Korea

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019   Chiara Williams Contemprorary Art: Vestiges of Seeing, London Art Fair, London, UK

2017   The Moment, EK Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2016   ‘Yoon Ilkwon’ Solo Exhibition, ART SPACE POP Gallery, Seoul, Korea

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018   National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London, UK

The Solo Award, Cello Factory, London, UK

WiP show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2016   EK Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

TETSUSON, Tokyo, Japan

EK Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Korean Prints Contest, Seoul, Korea

合, E-Mok Gallery, Seoul, Korea

De Flore Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Grange Galley, Seoul, Korea

2015   Osaka Art Uni. International Exhibition, Osaka, Japan

Art Ulsan, Ulsan, Korea

17th International Biennale of Engraving Sarcelles, France

Graduation Exhibition of Hong-ik Univ (Printmaking Dept), Seoul, Korea

ART FAIR

2019 London Art Fair, London

2016   Art Busan, Busan, Korea

Gyeon-Nam Art Fair, Chang-Won, Korea

2015   ASYAAF, Seoul, Korea

 

AWARDS

2018   Winner for 2018 Solo Award, UK

2016   Korean Prints Contest, Korea

2015   Grand Prize (Graduation Exhibition, Hong-Ik Univ), Korea Parsing Properties, Palazzo Pisani, Vicenza