march 31st- may 18th, 2018: CO/LAB III, Torrance Art Museum Los Angeles, USA
april 19th to 29th: Stolen Images @ A Fairytale from Saints and Sinners (curated by Ann Schomburg), Meinblau Projektraum, Berlin
may 7th to june 2nd, 2018: "Les autres languages", Musée Boribana, Le OFF, Dak'Art, Dakar, Senegal
may 26th to june 2nd: Acht Stufen/ 지속 @ Staffelschau, NKI Projektraum Berlin
Bongjun Oh, born 1983 in Seogwipo, Jeju island, South Korea, studied painting at the Kyonggi Fine Arts University in Suwon, before he finished his studies of painting and sculpture 2017 at HBK Saar, Germany, as Meisterschüler. His diploma was awarded with the art award of Dr. Dieter & Ulrike Scheid foundation in 2015. In 2017 he recieved a travel grant from Berliner Senat (Los Angeles) together with Sarah Oh-Mock as oMo.
In his expansive installations it's possible to find both his interests in painting and sculpture: he arranges paintings and collagues to huge constellations, linked with the belonging room installations. Bongjun Oh likes to work with old material and concentrates on working with the topic caducity.
2012 he was founding member of the studio Creyoung, Saarbrücken/ GER, 2013 of the german- korean artist group Dok-Han and 2016 of the oMo artspace in Berlin together with his partner Sarah Oh-Mock. With her, he also realized 2017 the cooking performance Es schwefelt uns silbert and the photo serial Acht Stufen / 지속 in the Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel.
In Berlin, his works were exhibited in the Kunsthalle at the Hamburger Platz, the Kreuzberg-Pavillon, betakontext, Artist Homes and the represenation of the state of Saarland in Berlin, also in many other cities in Germany, France and South Korea.
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