BONA PARK
Born in Seoul, Korea
Currently lives and works in Seoul

Education

2006-2008 MFA Art practice, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
2001-2004 BA Fine art, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
1996-2000 BA English literature and BA Mass communication, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
Selected solo shows & projects
2015 Kotakina Blue, Sindoh art space, Seoul, Korea
2013 Friends, Gallery Choson, Seoul, Korea
2011 FREE Flight, Platform Place 629, Seoul, Korea
2011 X reverse, Pingpong art space , Taipei, Taiwan
2009 X2, The Room _ project space in Total Museum, Seoul, Korea
2005 Ya project 01 - Park, Bona, gallery Ga, Seoul, Korea

Selected group shows & projects

2018 Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Australia
2017 Audio Visual Pavilion, Seoul, Korea
2017 Score, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
2016 Body Matters, Soma Museum, Seoul, Korea
2016 APAP5, Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, Korea
2016 The 8th Climate -What Does Art Do, Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, Korea
2015 SongEun Art Award exhibition, SongEun Artspace, Seoul, Korea
2015 You Speak/ I Dance, Doris Mccarthy gallery, UTSC, Toronto, Canada
2015 XIXO, Redchurch taproom, London, UK
2015 Mentalist, Delfina Foundation, London, UK
2015 Repeat/ Rehearse, Delfina Foundation, London, UK
2014 Artspectrum 2014, Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2013 Kissing Complexity, Aleph Project, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
2013 Twilight Project, Cheng Da Bookstore, Tainan, Taiwan
2013 Learning Machine, opening performance, Nam Jun Paik Museum, Korea
2012 Image and Text - Ut Pictura Poesis, One and J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2012 The 2012 New Museum Triennial, 'The Ungovernables', New Museum, New York, USA
2011 From Blank Pages, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
2011 EMAF (Ewha Media Art Festival) 2011, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea
2011 Live Ammo, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Taipei, Taiwan
2010 Island - Gyeonggi Creation Center local collaboration project, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ahnsan, Korea
2010 Conceal from your eye, Centro Cultural Bastero, Andoain, Spain
2010 Cooperation, not Corporation, ITS-Z1, International Test Site, Ritopek, Serbia
2010 Residency Parade, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea
2010 Out of line, space Hamilton, Seoul, Korea
2010 Novel 01: in search of Junhon Lee, gallery Takeout Drawing, Seoul, Korea
2009 Flexible Aura, Brain Factory, Seoul, Korea
2009 Unidee in Progress,Cittadellarte -Foundazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
2009 Jamais-vu, H.Forman & Son event hall, London, UK - 2009 Hackney Wicked Festival
2008 Visual vocabulary : between image and word, the Gallery in Wilsden Green Library, London, UK
2007 The Shifted state, Bear Space, London, UK
2005 15 Villages stories in Gwangju, the City Hall, Gwangju, Korea
2005 Let's go to Venice Biennale, gallery 175, Seoul, Korea

Collaboraiton projects - Michelangelo Pistoletto Band

2013 APAP, Anyang, Korea
2012 19 mins Performance Relay, Seoul Art Space Seogyo, Seoul, Korea
2012 Play Time, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea
2012 Where the Wild Things Are, The Paintbrush Factory, Cluj, Romania
2012 Asynchronous Lifeworld, Juming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2012 Aeroflot (Аэрофлот) project, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea
2012 Michelangelo Pistoletto Band @ Dunedin, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
2012 Michelangelo Pistoletto Band @ Auckland, St. Paul gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2012 Michelangelo Pistoletto Band @ Wellington, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2011 Michelangelo Pistoletto Band @ Incheon, Korea (collaborated with Eunji Cho), Space Beam, Seoul, Korea
2010 123 Band Performance (collaborated with Eunji Cho), Concrete Island opening by Okin Collective,gallery Takeout Drawing, Seoul, Korea
2010 ReaEstateBoxEmptySeongamIsland123(collaborated with Eunji Cho), Seongam Island, Ahnsan, Korea
Collaboration projects
2011 Ellery Queen: The Finishing Stroke (collaborated with Roisin Byrne) Space O'newall, Seoul, Korea
Awards & residencies
2016 Sema Nanji residency, Seoul, Korea
2015 15th SongEun Art prize, SongEun Art Foundation, Seoul, Korea
2015 Performance as process, Delfina Foundation, London, UK
2013 3rd SINAP (SINDOH artist supporting program), Seoul, Korea
2013 Twilight Project, Tainan, Taiwan
2011-2012 Seoul Art Space _Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea (as Michelangelo Pistoletto Band with with Eunji Cho)
2011 collaboration project with Eunji Cho selected and supported by Space Beam, Incheon, Korea
2011 Pingpong Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan
2010 -2011 Studio 683, Korean National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
2010 Artist Residency, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ahnsan, Korea
2009 Artist Residency, Cittadellarte- Fondazione Pistoletto, (UNESCO-Aschberg Grant), Biella, Italy
2006 New Face Artist for  2006 awarded by the monthly magazine, 'Art in Culture', Korea

Publications & articles

2017 Score, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
2016 APAP5, Anyang Foundation for Culture and Art, Anyang, Korea
2016 The 8th Climate -What Does Art Do, Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, Korea
2016 Body Matters, Soma Museum, Seoul, Korea
2016 Sema Nanji residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2015 15th SongEun Art prize, SongEun Art Foundation, Seoul, Korea
2014 Art Spectrum 2014, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2012 Showpaper #133, New York, USA
2012 2011-2012 Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea
2011 Ellery Queen: The Finishing Stroke, Space O'newall, Seoul, Korea
2011 Free Flight, Bona Park, Press Kit Press, Seoul, Korea
2010 Island, Gyeonggi Creation Center local collaboration project, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ahnsan, Korea
2010 Novel 01 : Footnotes Without Text , Roundabout, Seoul, Korea
2009 Flexible Aura, Brain Factory, Seoul, Korea
2009 Unidee 2009, Cittadellarte-Foundazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
2009 Bona Park, X,XX,X2, The Room (The project space in Total Museum), Seoul , Korea
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