Lives and works in Sylt in Germany


2014- PhD candidate in Art, Aalto university, Helsinki, Finland
2010-2013 M.F.A in Media Art and Design, Bauhaus university, Weimar, Germany
2009 Study abroad in Photography, Bielefeld university of applied sciences, Bielefeld,Germany
2008-2010 B.F.A. in Photography, College of Art, Chung-ang university, Anseong, Korea
2001-2005 B.A. in Law, College of Law, Hong-ik university, Seoul, Korea

Solo Exhibitions

2017​​, “The Guilty”, ​​Still Gallery, Milan, Italy ​​ 2015, “The Guilty”, Iris BookCafe Gallery, Cincinnati, US
2014, “The Guilty”, The Museum of Photography Seoul, Korea
            “The Guilty”, Hammerschmidt+Gladigau Gallery, Erfurt, Germany
2011, “Dormitory”, gallery Velryba, Prague, Czech Republic
2010, “Ji Hyun Kwon”, gallery F7, Bratislava, Slovakia
2009, “The Guilty”, gallery DE RA MARIE D’OPIO, Opio, France
2008, "Family", gallery illum, Seoul, Korea
2007, "The butterfly", gallery bit, Seoul, Korea

Group Exhibitions

2018, "Another World", Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at Frieze London, London, UK
            "FotoFocus Biennial: Re-membering an Archive", Iris Book Cafe and Gallery, Cincinnati, USA
            "Portrait of a Lady", Opera Gallery Seoul, Seoul, Korea
            “Negotiative Identity”, Foto-Gen Gallery, Breslau, Poland
2015, “Evidence”, Format International Photography Festival, Derby, UK
2014, “ 2.14”, Bethanien haus, Berlin, Germany
            “What is important and precious”, FotoVisa, Krasnodar, Russia
            “ENCOUNTER”, Daegu Photo Biennale, Deagu, Korea
            “LOGOS”, Photo Biennale Greece, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Greece
            “Ji Hyun Kwon/Chan Sook Choi/Seoryang Kim, Culture center Embassy of
             republic of Korea, Berlin, Germany
2013, “The show must go on”, Praxis Space ICAS, Singapore
            “Encontros da Imagem”, Museum da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
            “Aixia Li/Hwanhee Kim/Ji Hyun Kwon”, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, Germany
            “Donggang International Photography Festival”, Youngwol, Korea
            “Beyond Face”, The Garden of Zodiac gallery, Omaha, USA
            “Format International Photography Festival”, Derby, England
2012, “Deagu Photo Biennale”, Deagu, Korea
            “DIY”, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA
            “Singapore International Photography Biennale”, Singapore
            “TINA.B Art Festival”, Prague, Czech Republic
            “Contemporary Media I”, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2011, “Korean Photography”, GAMU Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
            “Sparkling Silence”, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany
            “The other side”, Gallery Lamping 13, Bielefeld, Germany
            “Sparkling Silence”, Gallery Nottebeck, Tampere, Finland
            “Korean Wave”, Gallery Bautzner 69, Dresden, Germany
2010, “Hidden Sense”, Bongsan culture center, Daegu, Korea
            “Current of water”, Media center of Valbonne, Valbonne, France
            “New Leap”, Gwanhoon gallery, Seoul, Korea
            “Photographers of the year”, gallery illum, Seoul, Korea
            “Korean wave”, Tampere Art Factory, Tampere, Finland
2009, “Korean wave”, Gallerie PF01, Bratislava, Slovakia
            “Vision”, Deokwon gallery, Seoul, Korea 
            “WATER”, Slovak national gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia 
2008, “Members of young photographers exhibition”, Dong-gu culture center, Daegu, Korea

Selected Collections

Deutsche Bank Collection, Germany
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea


2015, “The Guilty” ”, published by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Germany
2014, “The Guilty”, published by The Museum of Photography Seoul, Korea
2014, “The Global Art Compass”, written by Alistair Hicks,
             published by Thames and Hudson, UK
2010, “The Photographers of the year”, published by Sajinyesul, Korea

Workshops and Lectures

2015, Lecturing in winter semester 2014 - 2015, “Photographic Seeing”, BTK, Berlin, Germany
2014, “To talk of Photography or speak of the Image”, The Museum of Photography
            Thessaloniki,Thessaloniki, Greece
2013, Guest lecture, “Ways of seeing through photography”,
            Bauhaus university Weimar, Germany
2013, Guest lecture, “Portrait Photography”, BTK, Berlin, Germany
2012, Workshop, “Sincere photography”, The Museum of Art Singapore, Singapore
2012, Guest lecture, “Fine art photography”, Chung-ang university, Anseoung, Korea

Grants and Awards

2012, “Scholarship artist”, Fotofest Houston, Houston, USA
2012, “Encounter”, Winner of portfolio review, Daegu Photo Biennale, Korea
2011, "Jenacon foundation grant", Jena, Germany
2010, “The Photographers of the year”, Seoul, Korea
2009, “19th Month of Photography- The winner of the best portfolio",
              Bratislava, Slovakia


2013, July, Interveiwed by Irmgard Berner, Das Ungesagte als Schrift im Gesicht, Berliner Zeitung, Germany
2012, July, Interviewed by Andreas Mueller Pohle, European Photography Magazine, Issue 91, Germany
2010, April, The Guilty, Photographic art magazine Sajinyesul, Korea
2010, January, Interview by Boryung Kim, Monthly Photography, Korea
2009, March, Interview by Krzysztof Jurecki, Kwartalnik Fotografia, Poland
2008, February, Interviewed by Seokwon Kim, Invisible thought of the family, Photographic art magazine Sajinyesul,