Seung Woo Back

Biography

Seung Woo Back (1973–) is a Korean photographer who lives and works in London. In his art practice, he ques­tions the traditional, undisputed qualities of photography such as objectivity, directness, and universality. In 2016, he was named Artist of the Year by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Seoul and his work was in the exhibition Korea Artist Prize 2016. His work has been presented in North Korean Perspectives, Drent Museum (Assen, 2015); Well-constructed: contempo­rary photography from Korea, AANDO FINE ART (Berlin, 2014); AIR 3331 × MIK: Made in Kanda, Art Chiyoda 3331 (Tokyo, 2013); Deferred Judgement, Art Sonje Center (Seoul, 2011); and Blow Up, Misa Shin Gallery (Tokyo, 2011). He is represented by the Gana Art Gallery (Seoul).

Exhibition

MOMENTA | Biennale de l'image. What Does the Image Stand For?
2017.09.07 - 10.15

Focusing on the theme What Does the Image Stand For? proposed by guest curator Ami Barak, the 2017 edition of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image will be presented in collaboration with VOX and Galerie de l’UQAM…

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