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Kang Yong Suk

Kang Yong Suk

Kang Yong Suk was born in 1958 in South Korea and is an awareded photographer.

 

He has exhibited extensively throughout his career as a photographer across Asia, Europe and the American continent.

 

His most proeminent work focuses on a small region called Maehyang-ri tormented by the devastating effects of war which he has presented to the world in two distinct series entitled 'Dongducheon Commemorative Photographs' and 'From the Maehyang-ri'.

Kang Yong Suk lectures at the Paekche Institute of Art in South Korea since 1993. His works are permanent at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul.

Dongducheon Commemorative Photographs
Dongducheon Commemorative Photographs

ARTIST ARTWORKS

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

  • From the Maehyang-ri Series

    From the Maehyang-ri Series

    by Kang Yong Suk

Selected Collections

  • Dong Gang Museum of Photography - South Korea (2010)
  • The Museum of Photography Seoul - South Korea (2010)
  • Seoul Museum of Art - South Korea (2005)
  • National Museum of Contemporary Art - South Korea (2005)

Selected Exhibitions

  • 9th Dong Gang Photography Award - Kang Yong Suk

    Yeongwol - South Korea, 2010

  • The Korean War Monuments

    The Museum of Photography Seoul - South Korea, 2009

  • Dongducheon Commemorative Photographs

    Gallery M Seoul - South Korea, 2009

  • Dongducheon & Maehyang-ri

    SK Photo Gallery Seoul - South Korea, 2000

  • From the Maehyang-ri

    Alternative Space Pool Seoul - South Korea, 1999

Awards

  • 9th Dong Gang Photography Award - South Korea