Born in 1968
Lives and works in Seoul

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

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

Solo Exhibitions and Projects
Dear Cinema 3, Minouk Lim, MMCA Film & Video, Seoul, Korea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

Jump Cut, ArtSonje Center, Seoul, Korea

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

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

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

Selected Group Exhibitions
Negotiating Borders, Korean Cultural Centre, London, United Kingdom
Minouk Lim, Yoshua Okón, Ming Wong: The Imperial Ghost in the Neoliberal Machine (Figuring the CIA), Mansfield Freeman Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
Where Water Comes Together with Other Water, The 15th Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France
Taming Y/Our Passion, The Aichi Triennale 2019, Aichi, Japan
Minouk Lim, Yoshua Okón, Ming Wong: The Imperial Ghost in the Neoliberal Machine (Figuring the CIA), E-flux, New York, NY, USA

The Street, MAXXI Arte, Rome, Italy
Divided We Stand, Busan Biennale 2018, Busan, Korea

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

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

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

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 

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva, FL, USA

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

Absolut Awards, Stockholm, Sweden

Hyde Park Artist Residency, Chicago, USA

Korea Artist Prize, SBS Foundation and MMCA, Korea

The 1st Media Art Korea Award, Seoul, Korea

The 7th Hermès Foundation Missulsang, Seoul, Korea 

6th Gwangju Biennale Gwangju Bank Prize, Korea

Albert Rocheron Foundation Prize, Paris, France

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