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Book (Catalogue)

Incongruent: Contemporary Art from South Korea, a Korean-English bilingual edition, Hyunsil Cultural Studies

Publisher, Seoul (Sept. 2006).


"By Way of Meeting: Communism, Trauma, and Deconstruction of Fear," Moo Young Kim solo exhibition catalogue,

Hapjeong Jigu, Seoul, 2017.

"Situating Contemporary Art from South Korea,” A Companion to Korean Art, Wiley-Blackwell (forthcoming).

“Toward the Outside: In Pursuit of Resonant Objects,” 2016 Artist of the Year Prize: Mixrice, National Museum of

Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea, 2016.

“Notes on Critical Practices in Contemporary Korean Art,” Land of Happiness, Seoul Museum of Art, 2016.

"Citizenship and North Korea in the Zainichi Korean Imagination: The Art of Insook Kim," republished, with an

introduction by Sonia Ryang. The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 5, No. 3, February 2, 2015. http://

“Yearning for Home: Representation of North Koreans in the Work of Kim Insook,” Trans Asia Photography Review, Vol.

5, No. 1, Fall 2014.

"Locating Rag Face: The Enigma of Semblances," in Yoon Ji Seon, Hatje Cantz, 2014.

"Sun Min Lee's Representaiton of Migrant Women and the Paradoxical Possibilities of Documentary," in Sun Min Lee,

Translocating Women, 2013.

“An Itinerant’s Record: A Trajectory of Documentary,” Wolgan Sajin (Monthly Photography), vol. 543, April 2013.

“On Failure and Contemporary Korean Art,” annual journal NOON (Gwangju Biennale Press, 2012).

“Poetics of Latency: Genealogy of Negativities,” in Sangdon Kim (Seoul: Hyunsilmunwha, 2012).

“Regarding Heungsoon Im’s Jeju Prayer,” in Geumcheon Art Factory Annual Catalogue (2012).

“In the Midst of Shifting Anxieties,” in Middlemen: The Photography of Hein-kuhn Oh, ex. cat. (Seoul: IANN and

ArtSonje Museum, 2012).

“From Minjung to Sublime: The Work of Chan-kyong Park,” in Symposium publication, Image Clash: Contemporary Video

Art from South Korea, (Boulder: University of Colorado Boulder Museum of Art, 2012).

“Unwanted Hometown,” in 2011 Hermes Korea Missulsang catalogue, (Seoul: Atelier Hermes, 2011).

“Out of Pictures Out of the Archives,” in Deferrer of Judgment: The Photography of Back Seung Woo, (Seoul: ArtSonje

Museum, 2011).

“The Politics of Curating “Contemporary Korean Art” for Audience Abroad,” reprint, in Contemporary Asian Art: A

Critical Reader, Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio, eds., (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011).

““The Illegal Lives”: Art within a Community of Others”, reprint, Badly Flattened Ground, (Seoul: Forum A, 2011).

“Phantoms of Community: Beyond the Limits of Extension,” in The Multicultural in Our Time, with essays by Manu Park

and Fabian Danesi. (Ansan: Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, 2010).

“Unmonumental Bodies: On the work of Lee Je and Aesop,” Annual Archive, (Seoul: Space Pool, 2010).

“Geography of Disintegration: At the Ruins of Militarized Modernity,” in The Geopolitics of Gaze: The Photography of

One Joon Che (Seoul: Noonbit Publisher, 2009).

““The Illegal Lives”: Art within a Community of Others”, journal Rethinking Marxism, Volume 23 Number1 (London:

Routledge, 2009).

“The Politics of Curating “Contemporary Korean Art” for Audience Abroad,” Journal Bol, No. 10 (Seoul: Arts Council

Korea, 2008).

“The Composition of Social Memories,” in Activating Korea: Tides of Collective Action, exhibition catalogue, Govett-

Brewster Gallery (New Plymouth, New Zealand, 2008).

“Economy, Labor, and Cultural Memory: The Work of Seung Wook Koh”, Rethinking Marxism, Volume 19 Number1 (London:

Routledge, 2007).

“Intervention into a hyper-narrative,” Annual Archive, (Seoul: Alternative Space Pool, 2006).


Guest Editor, Trans Asia Photography Review,


“In Pursuit of Art With the Politics,” in Wolganmisool (the Monthly Art, Korean), Sept. 2011.