Haegue Yang (b.1971, Korea)

Yang (born Seoul, Korea, 1971, lives and works Berlin) works with everyday materials, often domestic ones, to create colourful installations that frequently combine industrial materials with sensory effects using light and scent. She has also created a number of different performance and video works. Yang graduated from Seoul National University with a BFA and emigrated to Germanyin 1994. There she received her Meisterschüler from Städelschule Frankfurt am Main in 1999. Solo exhibitions include the Kunsthaus Bregenz (2011), Modern Art Oxford (2011), the New Museum, New York (2010–11), the Artsonje Center, Seoul(2010), the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis(2009–10) and Portikus, Frankfurt/Main (2008). She represented Koreaat the Biennale di Venezia (2009) and has participated in the Bienal de São Paulo (2006). Most recently her work was included in dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Germany (2012).

Yang, Haegue b.1971

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