Biography

Biography

Mi-Yeon

Born in Seoul, South Korea. Traveled to France where she studied photography at icart photo. Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.

Education
Seoul National University of Science & Technology, Visual Design, South Korea
Ecole de Photographie de Paris, icart photo, France

Selected Solo Exhibitions
I and Thou, Gallery mu-an, Nagaoka, Japan, 2017
I and Thou, Gallery Anne Clergue, Arles, France, 2016
I and Thou, Le Salon du Panthéon, Curated by Nathalie Gallon, Paris, France, 2016
Alone Together, Gallery Niigata-eya, Niigata, Japan, 2016
Yomogi soshi –who might you be?, Gallery mu-an, Nagaoka, Japan, 2016
Alone Together, Space 22, Seoul, South Korea, 2015
Alone and Together, Gallery Tosei, Tokyo, Japan, 2013
Real life, MORIOKASHOTEN, Tokyo, Japan, 2008
I saw you there, Adan Ohana Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2007
The beauty of middle-age, foo, Tokyo, Japan, 2003
At the moment of two years old, Crayon house, Tokyo, Japan, 2003
At the moment of two years old, Setagaya Lifestyle Design Center, Tokyo, Japan, 2002
I was born, Galley koubun, Tokyo, Japan, 2001
EXISTENCE, Galley tomos, Tokyo, Japan, 2000
EXISTENCE – Erigeron canadensis, Gallery mole, Tokyo, Japan, 2000

Book
Alone Together, photobook, Noonbit collection 042, South Korea, 2017
Yomogi soshi –who might you be?, photobook, Madosha, Japan, 2014
Alone Together, photobook, kaya books, Japan, 2014
Moon · Sun · Poem · Vegetables, novel, Kadokawa Haruki Cor., Japan, 2006
Kurage, a short story in Anthology, Kadokawa Haruki Cor., Japan, 2006
LOVE LAND, poems & photographs, PHP Inc, Japan, 2004
I am here now, essays & photographs, KAISEI-SHA, Japan, 2002
I was born, essays & photographs, Shohakusya Publishing co., Japan, 2001

Selected group Exhibitions
Festival Regards d’ailleurs, la Chapelle de l’Hôtel-Dieu, Curated by Nathalie Gallon, Dreux, France, 2017
Ephémérides Coréennes, as part of the Festival Photo Saint-Germain and the French-Korean Year, Curated by Nathalie Gallon, Paris, 2015
the Grand Prize Winners of ShaShin Book Award in Paris, tokyo arts gallery, Tokyo, 2015
in)(between record vol.14, Shashin Book Award 2014, in)(between Gallery, Paris, 2015
Photo Off – in)(between Gallery, La Bellevilloise, Paris, 2014

Award
Steidl Book Award Japan, shortlisted, 2016
Kassel dummy award, shortlisted, 2016
Unseen Dummy Award, shortlisted, 2015
Self Publishing PHOTOLUX Award, shortlisted, 2015
Shashin Book Award 2014,  Winner, 2014

Public collection
Musée Réattu, Arles, France
Gallery Space 22, Seoul, South Korea

Teaching
2015 –   a part-time teacher, Nagaoka Institute of Design, Nagaoka, Japan