[KS] Symposium: From Postwar to Contemporary Korean Art (1953-Present): Conflicts, Innovations and Interactions on October 20th, 21st in Los Angeles, CA.

Kimberly Chung kchung1024 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 07:09:12 EDT 2017

To Register, please RSVP to  www.lacma.org/Symposium2017

*From Postwar to Contemporary Korean Art (1953-Present): Conflicts,
Innovations and Interactions* invites fifteen specialists in Korean modern
and contemporary art to give presentations that survey the diverse
developments of Korean art from 1953 to the present. These scholars will
discuss the art movements and collectives that flourished and evolved
during these important years of political conflict, artistic innovation and
global interactions. The specialists will cover a wide range of issues:
from material representations and canonical artworks to new media and
digital networks, as well as, topics devoted to film, photography, and
architecture. This symposium is co-organized by the co-editors of *From
Postwar to Contemporary Korean Art (1953 - Present): Conflicts, Innovations
and Interactions, *Korea Arts Management Service, Byucksan Education and
Art Foundation, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

LOCATION: The Brown Auditorium, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; 5905
Wilshire Blvd; Los Angeles, CA 90036


10:00 to 10:10 AM             Welcome and Introductions

10:10 to 1:00 PM            PRESENTATIONS

*In the Conflicts of Tradition and Modernity: Korean Modern Art, Circa
1953, *Carey Park, Hongik University

*Korean Architecture in the Evolutionary Modernization Process, from 1953
to 1988, *Dong-son Woo Korean National University of Arts

*Korean Artists in Japan after 1953 **―** Japan as a Laboratory for Korean
Artists, *Mina Lee, The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama, Japan

*Historicizing the Avant-Garde Contexts in Postwar Korea: From Experimental
Arts to Collective Groups (Origin, AG, ST)* , Yeon Shim Chung, Hongik

1:00 to 1:30 PM             CASUAL LUNCH

1:30 to 2:00 PM             Korean Art Walkthrough: Unexpected Light: Works
by Young Il Ahn

2:00 to 6:00 PM             PRESENTATIONS

*Participation TV: Nam June Paik’s Video Art, *William Kaizen, Independent
Scholar and Curator

*Minjung and After: Korean Art since Minjung Art of the 1980s, *Chunghoon
Shin, Korea National Research Center for the Arts

*Experimental Photographers of Korea,* Young June Lee, Kaywon School of Art
and Design

*Contextualizing Korean and Cinematic Arts: Golden Genres and the National
Popular in "Golden Age" Cinema*, Michelle Cho, Mcgill University

*Return from Exile: The Art of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, *Lawrence R. Rinder, UC
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

*The 1990s: The Turning Point in Korean Contemporary Art, *Sunjung Kim,
Gwangju Biennale Foundation


10:00AM to 12:55 PM         PRESENTATIONS

*The Paradoxical Place of Female Body image in Korean Feminist Arts*,
Dong-yeon Koh, Chugye University for the Arts

*Contemporary Korean Media Art: Opening the Space of In-between, *Jung E.
Choi, Duke University

*Korean Architecture after 1988: A Globalization Claim,* Seunghan Paek, Yonsei

*Considering Korean Contemporary Art and Diasporic Belonging: Korean
American Art and the American Urban, *Kimberly Mee Chung, Hongik University

*Korean and Korean Diasporic Artists of the Post Internet Age,* Christine
Y. Kim, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

12:55 to 1:00 PM             CLOSING REMARKS

Kimberly Chung, Dr.
Assistant Professor of Humanities
College of Fine Arts
Hongik University
Seoul, Mapo-gu, Wausan-ro 94
South Korea
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