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Jimin Lee is currently working at Seoul Museum of Art as a curator at an Exhibition Division for Curatorial Bureau. Last summer, I was selected one of the member of Curatorial Studies Venice, and participated in curatorial course from May to October at Venice. The program was intensive course focusing on contemporary curatorial theory and practice and contemporary museology, all of process went off during Venice Biennale season in concert with Biennale Committee. From 2015 to 2017, I worked at Asia Cultural Center as a researcher and a curator for a permanent public art project. Ugo Rondinone, Lee Bul, CHOIJEONGHWA, Matali Crasset and Seungwoo Back did that project to bring their newest version of art works as permanent installation. Busan Biennale Committee was my first working platform, Roger M. Buergel was our director for Garden of Learning, 2012 Busan Biennale. And I moved to Artsonje Center (SAMUSO : Space for Contemporary Art) and covered such as international exhibition matters or fundraising process to get from government institution since SAMUSO was non-profit organization. In the meantime, I was chosen as independent curator with personal exhibition proposal for getting fundraising from Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture and Sempio Cultural Foundation in 2015. Also there are several articles that I contributed at Gyonggi Cultural Foundation, on activation project for community art, as
The Curatorial Intensive participants of the 2018 Bangkok program will each present their project proposals that they have been developing over the course of the program.read more »
ICI presents the inaugural Curatorial Intensive in Bangkok, developed in partnership with the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Chulalongkorn University to coincide with the launch of its international postgraduate program in Curatorial Practice, and with the James H.W. Thompson Foundation.read more »