Born in 1968
Lives and works in Seoul


Education
1994
Félicitation DNSAP, École Naionale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

1985
Enrolled, Painting Department, Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul


Solo Exhibitions and Projects
2017
Minouk Lim: Mamour, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, USA
PROSPECTIF CINÉMA, Thur 30 Nov 2017 / 8pm, Cinéma 1, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
London Korean Film Festival: Lim Minouk, Sun 29 Oct 2017 / 2pm – 4pm, LUX, Waterlow Park Centre, London, UK
New Town Ghost GAGAHOHO, DAAD gallery, Berlin, Germany

2016 
Lighthouse Keeper_The Times of Joy and Sorrow, Setouchi Triennale, Ogi Island, Japan

2015 
Minouk Lim_The Promise of If, PLATEAU Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 
United Paradox_Minouk Lim solo exhibition, PORTIKUS, Frankfurt, Germany
FireCliff5, Minouk Lim solo exhibition opening performance, PORTIKUS, Frankfurt, Germany
From X to A, Community-Performativity Project, Asia Culture Complex, Gwangju, Korea

2014 
Navigation ID, Live streaming the press opening day of Burning Down the House, The 10th Gwangju Biennale curated by Jessica Morgan, Korea
Monument300_Chasing Watermarks, Cine-radio bus project for DMZ Peace Project, Cheorwon, Korea

2013 
FireCliff 4_Chicago, IN>TIME Performance Festival, Logan Center for the Art, Chicago, IL, USA
Hyde Park Art Center Residency Program, Chicago, IL, USA

2012 
Minouk Lim: Social Interstices-Between Images and Dispositif, iGong, Alternative Visual Culture Factory, Seoul, Korea 
Minouk Lim: Heat of Shadows, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
FireCliff 3, Collaboration with Emily Johnson, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

2011 
Perspective, Freer/Sakler Gallery_Smithsonian Museum, Washington D.C, USA
Liquide Commune_Minouk Lim, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea
FireCliff 2, Festival BOM, Baek and Jang Theatre of National Theatre Company of Korea, Seoul (site specific performance)

2010 
FireCliff 1, Art is Action=Action is Production, A project for La Tabacalera, Madrid, Spain (site specific performance)
Horn and Tail, Gallery Plant, Seoul, Korea

2009 
S.O.S-Adoptive Dissensus, Festival BOM, Seoul, Korea (Theatrical site specific performance)

2008 
Jump Cut, ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea

2000 
Subjective Neighbors, Insa Art Space, Seoul, Korea (Collaboration with Frederic Michon)

1999 
Screen Drugs, Alternative space In the Loop, Seoul, Korea (Collaboration with Frederic Michon)

1997 
Minouk Lim-general genius, Gallery La Ferronerie, Paris, France
Minouk Lim-general genius, Gallery Veronique Smagghe, Paris, France 
 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 
Invisible Cities, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas Texas, USA
Reenacting history_Collective Actions and Everyday Gestures, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
The South: An Art of Asking and Listening, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
Ghost, Daegu Museum of Fine Arts, Korea
2 or 3 Tigers, Haus der Kulturen der Welt,Berlin, Germany

2016 
Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future, The 10th Taipei Biennale curated by Corinne Diserens, Taiwan 
The Future is Already Here, It's Just Not Evenly Distributed, The 20th Sydney Biennale curated by Stephanie Rosenthale, Embassy of Disappearance at Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia

2015 
Political Populism, Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria
Paradox of place, Seattle Asian Art Museum, USA
Seoul, Vite, Vite!, Renaissance Lille 3000, Tripostal, Lille, France 
Real DMZ Project 2015, ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea
The Time of Others, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan

2014 
Burning Down the House, The 10th Gwangju Biennale curated by Jessica Morgan, Korea
The Future is Now, MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Roma, Italia
Thoughtful Hands, KIM Geun Tae Memorial exhibition, DDP, Seoul, Korea
Oh My Complex, Total Museum, Seoul, Korea 
Borders and Border Crossing, Pohang Museum of steel Art, Pohang, Korea 

2013 
The Shadow of the Future:7 Video Artists from Korea, National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest, Romania
Act of Voicing, Total Museum, Seoul 
Corea Campanella, Hotel Amadeus, Venice 
Brilliant Collaborators, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2012 
Korea Artist Prize, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Sounds like Work, Kiasma Theater, Helsinki, Finland 
Acts of Voicing: On the Poetics and Politics of the VoiceWürttembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
Oh, My Complex,Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
Mind the System, Find the Gap, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium 
Intense Proximity, Paris La Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Korean film Festival, The Smithsonian's Museum of Asian Art, Washington D.C 
What should I do to live in your life?, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
How Physical, Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

2011 
Countdown, Culture Station Seoul 284(Former Seoul Station), Korea
Burn What You Cannot Steal, Gallery NOVA, Zagreb, Croatia
City Within the City, ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Community without Propinquity, MK Gallery, Inheritance Projects, London, UK
Melanchotopia, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherland
Experimental Film & Video Festival in Seoul, Indi-Visual, Seoul Cinematheque KOFA, Korea
Hit&Run Project, Myungdong Cafe Mari Front Liberation, Seoul, Korea 
Black Sound White Cube, Haus Bethanien Studio1, Berlin, Germany 
Places, Issue Section, 13th International Women’s Film Festival in Seoul, Artreon, Korea 
Featuring Cinema, Gallery Space C, Seoul, Korea 

2010
Mouth to Mouth to Mouth’Five Korean Contemporary Artists, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Serbia
Touched, Liverpool Biennial 2010, FACT, Liverpool, UK
Platform 2010, Projected Image, Art Hall, ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Rainbow Asia, Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Perspective Strikes Back, L'appartement 22, Rabat, Morocco
Trust-Media City Seoul 2010, Gyeonghuigung SeMA, Seoul, Korea
The River Project, Cambeltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia 
Griot Girlz, Kunstlerhaus Buchsenhausen, Innsbruck, Austria
Morality-Remembering Humanity, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherland
Random Access, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea
Move on Asia, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
A Different Similarity, Bochum Museum, Bochum, Germany

2009 
Perspective Strikes Back, Doosan Art Center, Seoul, Korea 
Your Bright Future_12 Contemporary Artists from Korea, Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (November), USA
Unconquered, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico
Everyday Miracles (Extended), San Francisco Art Institute (September) / REDCAT (November)), Los Angeles, USA
CREAM, Yokohama International Festival of Arts and Media, Yokohama, Japan
Peppermint Candy-Contemporary Art from Korea, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Bad guys-Here and Now, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Korea
Text @ Media, Seoul Art Space Seogyo, Seoul, Korea (Lecture Performance)
A Different Similarity, Santral Instanbul, Turkey
(Im)migrants With(in), Open Space_Zentrum fur Kunstprojekte, Wien, Austria 
Leisure, a disguised labor, Sinn Leffers, Hannover, Germany 
Move on Asia_The End of Video Art, Gallery LOOP, Seoul, Korea
Socially Disorganized, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide Film Festival, Australia

2008
7th Gwangju Biennale, Annual Report, “On the road”, Gwangju, Korea
Invisible Cities, Toronto International Art Fair, Canada
Peppermint Candy-Contemporary Art from Korea, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires (MNBA)
Cine Forum 4 : Digital Portfolio - 6 Views, Museum of Art Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Permanent Green, Isola Art Center, Milano, Italy

2007 
An Atlas of Event, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
Tina.B_The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czech
Anyang Public Art Project 2007, Anyang, Korea
Activating Korea: Tides of Collective Action, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
10th International Istanbul Biennial, Turkey
Movement, Contingency and Community, Gallery 27 Kaywon School of Art & Design, Korea
City_net Asia2007, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Peppermint Candy-Contemporary Art from Korea, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile
PILOT:3 Live archive for artists and curators, Venice-Giudecca, Italy
Changwon 2007 Asia Art Festival, Sungsan Art Hall, Changwon, Korea
Something Mr.C can’t have….Korea International Art Fair, KOEX, Seoul, Korea
The 7th Hermès Foundation Missulsang, Seoul, Korea

2006 
Somewhere in Time, ArtSonje center, Seoul, Korea
Public Moment, Artist Forum International2006, Seoul, Korea
6th Gwangju Biennale, The Last Chapter, “Trace Route”, Gwangju, Korea
Symptome of Adolescence, Rodin Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

2005 
Parellel Life, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany 
Where is my friend’s home? Kunstlerhaus, Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany
Cosmo Cosmetic, Gallery Space*C, Seoul, Korea
Will you love me tomorrow, History of Women Exhibition Hall, Seoul, Korea

2004 
Rolling Space, LOST? Container project, ARKO Art Center, Seoul, Korea
This is not a love letter, Flyer project, ARKO Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Seoul New Media Art Festival, Ilju Art house, Seoul, Korea

2003 
8 tempo of Seoul, Montevideo Netherland Media Art Center, Amsterdam, Netherland

2001 
Lunch time of Necktie forces, POSCO Museum, Seoul, Korea

2000
Super Korea Expo, Tokyo Big site, Japan
Ganggyung-art, history, images, Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea

1999 
Photography Look at us, Seoul Metropolitan Museum, Seoul, Korea 
Mixer & Juicer, Flow: New Tendencies in Korean Art, The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea 

1998 
City and Image: Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea


Awards
2018
Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva, FL, USA

2016
Artists-in-Berlin Program of the DAAD, Berlin, Germany  

2015
Absolut Awards, Stockholm, Sweden

2013
Hyde Park Artist Residency, Chicago, USA

2012
Korea Artist Prize, SBS Foundation and MMCA, Korea

2010
The 1st Media Art Korea Award, Seoul, Korea

2007
The 7th Hermès Foundation Missulsang, Seoul, Korea 

2006
6th Gwangju Biennale Gwangju Bank Prize, Korea

1995
Albert Rocheron Foundation Prize, Paris, France


Publications
United Paradox, Edited by Fabian Schöneich, Co-published with Portikus, Sternberg Press, 2017
The Promise of If, Catalog of Solo Exhibition at PLATEAU, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 2015
SOS-Adoptive Dissensus, Edited by Hong-Hee Kim, Media Art Korea Award, Seoul, Korea 2010
Jump Cut, Catalog of Solo Exhibition at Artsonje Center, Seoul, 2008
Picket, Non-violence Resistance Manual Project, Chuncheon, Korea, 2006
Vacuum Channel, Experimental Exchange Project, Chuncheon, Korea, 2005
Pidgin Bus Tour-Garibongdong, Alternative Guide Book, SYFAC Haja Center, Seoul, 2004
Rolling Stock, Gwangju Biennale Cultural Guide Book, 2000