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Eunjung Hwang
Date and place of birth
b. 1971, Seoul, South Korea
Current location
New York, NY
Year(s) of residency and/or fellowship
2003, Project Resident

Eunjung Hwang (黃珉禎; 황은정) received her MFA in Computer Arts at the School of Visual Arts, New York.

Her animations and character-based art works have been featured and awarded at International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (Germany), TRANSMEDIALE (Germany), and Drawing Center (USA), among others.

The central aspect of her art making is to explore unexercised images from the world of dreams and infancy, follow them to their farthest points, and then represent them in unique combinations of digital and physical form. Her intended result is to fully restore the dynamic and beauty of the intense image world.

Her projects start by creating various characters that root in dreams and subconscious images. In a belief of animism, everything in her artistic observation has been represented as a form of visual characters. The characters unfold narratives through their fantastic reality following a structure of interwoven dream logic. The narratives loop through a series of imaginary cycles of infancy, dream, death, and the beyond.

Selected solo exhibitions: “Eunjung Hwang” LA Center for Digital Arts, (2008) “Creature Feature”, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul (2007) and “The Carnival of Dervishes” Stux Gallery, New York (2006). Selected group exhibitions: “Analog Animation”, Drawing Center, New York (2006), Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris (2006) and International Media Award for Science and Art, ZKM, Germany (2005) In 2006 Eunjung Hwang received the New York State Council on Arts Grant and in 2004 the principal prize of the 50th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. She was a resident fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Germany (2008-09) and Eyebeam, New York (2003).

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