JIWON CHOI 

 

Education

 

2016     MFA Photo, Video, and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York, United States

2013     BFA with Honors, School of Visual Arts, New York, United States

2012     Willem De Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, Netherlands

 

Honors and Awards

2021    Official Selection of ARFF Paris International Awards, Paris, France 

               Official Selection of New Media Film Festival, Los Angeles, United States

2020    Official Selection of Still Point Expanding - A Dance on Camera Festival, Online

2018    Official Selection of New Filmmakers - New Filmmakers New York, New York, United States

2017    International Young Filmmaker Award - 14th up-and-coming Int. Film Festival, Hanover, Germany

2014    Chairman’s Grant - School of Visual Arts, New York, United States

2012    Fine Art Grant - School of Visual Arts, New York, United States

             Travel Grant - Willem De Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Selected Exhibition / Performance / Screening

2021     "ARFF Paris International Awards," Paris, France 

                 "New Media Film Festival," Los Angeles, United States

2020     "Still Point Expanding - A Dance on Camera Festival," Online

2019     "22nd International Open," Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, United States

              "Obsessive Pop Tendencies," Pleasure Dome, Toronto, Canada

              "Shall We Dance?", Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, Marseille, France 

              "Take My Money / Take My Body", Los Angeles Contemporary Art Exhibitions, Los Angeles, United States

              "Double Takes: Historic and Contemporary Film + Video", Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, United States 

 

2018     "FLOW", Raven Row, London, United Kingdom

"Family Grimoires- The Diaspora Fantastic", SEVENTH Gallery, Victoria, Australia  

"Parallel", Vdrome, Online

"Parallel", the Box, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, United States 

"Verão no Galpão", Galpão VB, São Paulo, Brazil

"New Filmmakers", Anthology Film Archives, New York, United States  

"Morning!", Kino Rex Bern, Bern, Switzerland  

 

2017     "14th up-and-coming Int. Film Festival", Hanover, Germany

"Parallel", Gallery 67, New York, United States

"To Spread the Table Fuller: Screening", Miranda Kuo Gallery, New York, United States

"Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re: HAPHAZARD PARADIGM", Brooklyn, United States

"20th Contemporary Art Festival SESC_VIDEOBRASIL", Associação Cultural Videobrasil, São Paulo, Brazil

"WRO BIENNALE: DRAFT SYSTEMS", WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland

"Parallel", b.a.d. Foundation, Rotterdam, Netherlands

"Parallel", Happy Lucky no.1 Gallery, Brooklyn, United States               

"Lunatic Womxn", The Borough, Brooklyn, United States

"Worlds", Flowers for all Occasions, Brooklyn, United States

 "Nasty Women", The Knockdown Center. Maspeth, United States

 

2016     "Parallel", PRAM, Prague, Czech Republic

"Authority, By Proxy", Molasses Books, Brooklyn, United States

"Re: Re:", Pfizer. Brooklyn, United States

"Re:", Pfizer, Brooklyn, United States

"Kilroy Metal Ceiling Launch", Kilroy Metal Ceiling, Brooklyn, United States

"Daughters of Onion.land", Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, United States

 

2015     "et.alia/1", Sleep Center, New York, United States

"invisible -> visible", 56 Bogart, Brooklyn, United States

"One Million Year", The Guggenheim Museum, New York, United States

"AMBUSH + Rat the 'spy' 51", XP, Beijing, China  

 

2014     "One Way Communication", Channel 1969, Seoul, South Korea

"Video by Night", Creon Gallery, New York, United States

"ALL-NIGHTERS", 46 Hester St, New York, United States

"Round Three", Gucci Tower, New York, United States

"Small Works Show", Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, United States

 

2013     "Dreamy World", C.C.C.P Gallery, Brooklyn, United States

"Fitting In, Performance Anxiety", Culture Fix, New York, United States

"Sampler", Visual Arts Gallery, New York, United States

 "Birth", Spotlight, New York, United States

 

2012     "Thanks for All The Fish", Willem De Kooning Academy Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands

"Invisible Harbor", Gebouw Weena, Rotterdam, Netherlands

"TERRA NOVA", CREW, Dutch Electronic Art Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands

"Versus", Kyungwoo Chun, Times Square Alliance Public Art, New York, United States

Artist Talk / Lecture 

 

2019    K-POP and Art, Politics, Gender, and Globalization of K-POP, class by Dr. Sharon Heijin Lee, New York 

            University, New York, United States.

            Ending the Korean War, class by Dr. Sharon Heijin Lee, New York University, New York, United States

2017    Visiting Artist - Jiwon Choi, Parallel, b.a.d foundation, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Publication 

 

2020    Feminist right here, Feminist in Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

2019    Obsessive Pop Tendencies, Pleasure Dome, Toronto, Canada

             On Danse?, MUCEM, Marseille, France

2017    17th Media Art Biennale WRO 2017 DRAFT SYSTEMS, Wroclaw, Poland

             Panoramas Do Sul, Festival De Arte Contemporãnea Sesc_Videobrasil,São Paulo, Brazil

             Up and Coming 14. Internationales Film Festival Hannover, Hannover, Germany

2015     et.alia, PS1 MoMa Art Book Fair, Long Island City, United States  

2013    20/20, School of Visual Arts, New York, United States

Selected Bibliography

2021    Artebrasileiros. "Eduardo De Jesus comenta "Parallel", de Jiwon Choi, no novo Acervo Comentado Videobrasil," January 14th. By Redação

2019    TERREMOTO. “Take My Money / Take My Body”, February 20th. By LACE. 

             Journal ventilo. “On danse?”, February 6th. By Pauline Puaux.

             Contemporary Art Review.la. “Take My Money/Take My Body at LACE”, January 30th. By Aaron Horst.

             Artillery Magazine. “LACE: TAKE MY MONEY / TAKE MY BODY”, February 12th. By Jennie E. Park.

             Hyperallergic. “How K-Pop Has Become a Battleground for Political Ideologies”, February 6th. By Abe Ahn.

2018     Elemmental. “‘Parallel’ de Jiwon Choi: el K-pop en cuestión” , March 1st. By Danielle Cruz.

             Vdrome. “Parallel”, Interview by Danielle Wu.

             TERREMOTO. “20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil,at Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo”, January 11th. By Dorothée Dupuis.

2017    ArtAsiaPacific. “Southern Panoramas: 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil”, November 3rd. By HG Masters.

             Serienjunkies. “Up-and-coming 2017: The winners of the young film festival”, By Hanna Huge.

             Hannoversche Allgemeine. “Das Nachwuchsfilmfestival Up and Coming vergibt seine Wettbewerbspreise” , By Thomas Kaestle.

2016    The Spark Mag. “et.alia”, February 2nd. By Lindsay Zackeroff.

2015    The Korean New York Daily. “BIBIM”, By Young Joo Shin.

2014    The Korean New York Daily. “Re-interpretation of 'Identity Crisis'”, August 22nd. By Chang Gyu Lim.

2013    Hyperallergic. “And They're Off: Friday Night Openings at Bushwick Open Studios 2013”, June 1st. By Hrag Vartanian.

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