Kyong Park

Kyong Park is professor at the Department of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego (since 2007) and was the founding director of StoreFront for Art and Architecture in New York (1982–1998), the International Center for Urban Ecology in Detroit (1998–2001), and the Centrala Foundation for Future Cities in Rotterdam (2005–2006). He was a curator of Gwangju Biennale (1997) and the Artistic Director and Chief Curator of the Anyang Public Art Project 2010 (2009–2010) in South Korea. His solo exhibitions include Kyong Park: New Silk Road at the Museo de Arte Contemporàneo de Castilla y León in Spain (2009–2010) and Imagining New Eurasia, a sequence of three research art exhibitions, commissioned by and exhibited at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, South Korea (2015–2018). His recent project is a series of collaborations under collectives called CiViChon, with the exhibition City in a Village at Vienna Biennale for Change (2021), CiViChon 2.0, with the exhibition Nomadic Forums for Future Communities at the Ob/Scene Festival in South Korea (2022). He was a co-curator of the Korean Pavilion for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023, and its exhibition “2086: Together How?”