15.01
about na kim

2013-present table union, seoul
2009-2012 studio na kim, amsterdam
2006-2008 werkplaats typografie, typography (MA)
2003-2005 hong-ik univ., graphic design (MA)
2001-2002 ahn graphics, designer
1997-2001 kaist, industrial design (BS)

12.07
ensaimad art

participated for a project organized by ensaimad art. can a sticker help the world?

12.06
grafill lecture

invited for a lecture from grafill in bergen, norway.

12.06
brno biennale lecture

had a lecture in brno about the process and legacy of curatorial idea and competition of brno biennale in 2012, as a head of curatorial member.

12.06
article contribution

invited for an image contribution under the theme of ‘youth’ for korean art magazine, ‘article’ #11.

12.05
temporary stedelijk

invited for web-based exhibition, ‘temporary stedelijk (6)’ initiated by amber van den eeden & kalle mattsson

12.04
projektil

invited for an international series of lectures, ‘projektil’ at the bauhaus-university in weimar. it was initiated in 2007 by students of bauhaus.

12.04
facing pages

participated a book fair ‘facing pages’ organized by o.k parking in arnhem.

12.03
gallery room in hotel april

the ‘hotel april’ in kangnam, seoul, has a special room where artists install and show works. i participated this project with ‘a dice room’.

12.03
about flag

invited for an exhibition, called ‘about flag’ which is a part of the independent publishing fair, ‘about’ in mainz, germany. they asked the participants to create flags and my piece entitled ‘rules on rules’.

12.02
millennium magazines

‘umool umool’ takes part in the exhibition, millennium magazines in moma, new york.

12.02
the artists of tomorrow

introduced as ‘the artist of tomorrow’ in chosun newspaper, korea

12.01
brno biennial 2012

invited as a member of board in brno biennial international competition.

11.11
miss read 2011

‘graphic’ and ‘umool umool’ were participated in miss read 2011 at kw.

11.11
monthly design nov. 2011

‘self portrait’ was featured for ‘communication choice’ in ‘monthly design’ nov. 2011.

11.11
article, journal of contemporary art #4. nov. 2011

an exhibition review by geun-jun lim on the exhibition ‘found abstracrs’, featured in ‘article #4 nov. 2011‘.

11.11
art in culture, nov. 2011

interview on the exhibition,’ found abstracts’ was featured in ‘art in culture’ nov. 2011. and my recent work, ‘self portrait’ was on cover.

11.11
dazed and confused korea, nov. 2011

interview was featured in ‘dazed and confused’ korea, nov. 2011

11.10
talk about found abstracts

a small lecture on the exhibition ‘found abstracts’ at the univ. of seoul and kookmin univ..

11.10
found abstracts

second solo exhibition, ‘found abstracts’ at the gallery factory, seoul. 2011.10.20-11.16

11.10
page unlimited

11.10
novum, oct. 2011

11.09
items live

for wim crouwel’s exhibition at the temporary stedelijk museum in amsterdam, items magazine organized items live. i was invited for a short talk on wim crouwel’s work.

11.07
items magazine #3 2011

harmen liemburg contributed interview with me on items magazine #3 2011.

11.07
beautiful books in korea

‘umool umool vol.9′ and ‘memoryscape’ were selected as beautiful books in korea, 2011.

11.03
behind the zines: self-publishing culture

umool umool was featured in the gestalten verlag publication, ‘behind the zines: self-publishing culture’.

11.03
graphic 16/17

a launching event of graphic #16, 17 at pakt, amsterdam.

11.03
brut magazine vol.022

featured interview in ‘brut’ vol.022, korea.

11.02
bkvb

awarded startstipendium vormgeving from bkvb fond

11.01
graphic design worlds

invited for the exhibition ‘graphic design worlds’, in triennial design museum in milan, italy.

11.01
design 360′ vol.31

featured interview in ‘design 360′ vol.31, china.

10.12
type.page.book

invited for a guest lecture in the artez, arnhem.

10.12
i love type 02; i love avangarde

the book society identity project is featured in ‘i love avangarde’ by viction:ary, hong kong.

10.10
codex

‘umool umool vol.9′ is invited in ‘codex’ exhibition.

10.10
a few warm stones

featured interview in ‘a few warm stones’, which is reseach project by students from kookmin univ., univ. of seoul, sadi and handong univ..

10.10
nana project 06

‘nana project 06′ documentation book is published in ahn graphics, korea.

10.09
miss read

invited for the ‘miss read’, artist book fair at kw, institute for contemporary art in berlin. 2010.09.03-05.

10.09
umool umool vol.9

10.09
turning pages. editorial design for print media

featured in gestalten verlag publication, ‘turning pages. editorial design for print media’. gestalten verlag, germany.

10.08
g colon magazine, aug/nov. 2010

contributing articles on design talk section in desing culture magazine, korea.

10.08
axis magazine, aug. 2010

featured interview on graphic magazine in axis magazine, japan.

10.06
be awake! commanding officers!

invited for the exhibition ‘be awake! commanding officers!’. poster collections of workshop, ‘immaginary communication’ were presented in this show. 10.07.09-09.23, space hamilton, seoul, korea.

10.06
q&a

invited for the ‘nana project 06′ in hong-ik univ., korea.

10.06
interviewer / interviewee

invited for the lecture in samwon paper gallery in korea. organizing parallel conversation with heyjoe. 2010.06.12

10.06
manystuff in moscow

invited for the ‘manystuff international design session in moscow; collection’ exhibition, moscow. 10.06.14-06.27

10.05
ongoing

invited for the exhibition ‘ongoing’, in graphic design festival breda, the netherlands. 10.05.08-05.30

10.04
the situation room

participated in the exhibition, ‘the situation room’

10.04
different ground

invited for the ‘different ground’, an exhibition of contemporary dutch graphic design in st.petersburg, russia. 10.04.08-04.25

10.03
o.k.festival

invited interview on graphic magazine and participated in debate on independent magazine culture, organized by o.k.festival.

10.02
your autobiography

invited for the tutor of graphic workshop in seoul. 10.02.05-02.07

10.02
bilingual

organizing an exhibition on 2009 annual report of graphic magazine, ‘bilingual‘ in seoul, korea. 2010.02.18-28.

09.11
imaginary communication

invited for the guest tutor of workshop in ecal(univ. of art and design lausanne), switzerland. 2009.11.16-20

09.10
regular. graphic design today

featured in gestalten verlag publication, ‘regular, graphic design today‘. gestalten verlag, germany.

09.10
bt’ 09

invited for the ‘beijing typography 2009‘ exhibition. 2009.10.24-11.15, cafa art museum, beijing.

09.09
visual intersection kr.nl.

invited for the ‘visual intersection kr.nl.’ exhibition, a part of ’2009 seoul international print, photo art fair’. 2009.09.12-09.16, seoul art center.

09.09
crossing the design borders

invited for the ‘crossing the design borders’ exhibition, 5 anniversay of samwon paper gallery in seoul. together with jullien vallee, don’t panic, kim je hyung and rmm. 2009.09.12-10.31, samwon paper gallery, seoul.

09.09
template 2.0

invited for the template 2.0 exhibition in ireland. participating with ‘design methodology 02′. 2009.08.20-09.26, isea, millenium cout art centre, ireland.

09.08
hyundae munhak

‘announce of recollection 01: gwangju’ was introduced in a korean literature magazine, ‘hyundae munhak’ 2009 aug. issue.

09.07
miffy in the museum

invited for the dick bruna exhibition, ‘miffy in the museum’ in seoul art center. participating in the section of ‘miffy, the aritist’. 2009.07.02-08.30, seoul art center.

09.07
studio visit, zeeburgerpad 53

students from CCA. new normal publication.

09.07
computer art magazine, july. 2009

featured for in depth section, unpublished work. presented some images from personal note.

09.02
graphic issue.9, spring 2009

invited for a new art-director of the ‘graphic’ magazine in korea. the 9th is a special issue about the werkplaats typografie.

09.01
monthly jungle, jan. 2009

featured on montly jungle magazine, together with the interview and selected works.

09.01
wallpaper*, jan. 2009

08.12
hong-ik-si-di, issue.27

contributing an article about the end exhibition of the werkplaats typografie, 2008.

08.12
grafik, dec. 2008

‘sarting from zero’, the 10 years exhibition of the werkplaats typografie in seoul, was selected for the 2008 review issue of the ‘grafik’ magazine.

08.12
did a good job

invited for a guest lecture in the gerrit rietveld academie, amsterdam, and introduced the behind idea on the book ‘type and architecture’book.

08.11
after all

invited for a lecture together with karl nawrot by the kaywon school of art and design, seoul, showed the general overview of works.

08.10
starting from zero

organizing and designing the exhibition ‘starting from zero’, the 10 years exhibition of the werkplaats typografie on accasion of the 10th anniversay in the zero one design center, seoul. collaboration with kookmin university and university of seoul.

08.10
graphic issue.8, oct. 2008

featured in the ‘graphic’ magazine issue.8, as one of the leading independent studio in korea.

08.10
type and architecture

publishing the ‘type and architecture, 2006-2008′, as a final thesis of werkplaats typografie.

08.09
the unfair and incomplete dutch design trip

this book edited and design by sulki and min and published by ahn graphics in seoul. phaidon project proposal was introduced in the section of werkplaats typografie.

08.09
design korea 2008 guangzhou

invited for participating ‘design korea 2008′ exhibition, 08.09.22-09.25, in pazhou complex guangzhou, by the korean institute of design promotion. the ‘umool umool vol.8′ and ‘blow-up series/sticker posters’ were presented.

08.08
beijing olympics national art and design exhibition

invited for the ‘international poster design for olympics’, beijing, 08.08.01-09.11, by the china central academy of fine arts, the ’88888′ poster was presented in this exhibition.

08.06
werkplaats typografie 2008 exhibition

organizing the end exhibition of werkplaats typografie, 2008. 07.06.30, de atelier, amsterdam

08.05
umool umool vol.8

re-organizing ‘umool umool’ series in 2008, which started in 2004, seoul. the ‘umool umool vol.8′ was published with the collection of 16 designers’ self-initiated works.

08.03
speelplaats

on accasion of the 10 year of werkplaats typografie, a small accumulated exhibition was organized at werkplaats typografie.

08.03
wt at neon

organizing the werkplaats typografie exhibition in neon, lyon, france, together with karl nawrot.

08.03
young design leader, korea

selected as a young korean design leader in 2008.

07.12
show show show

invited in the contemporary design exhibition, ‘design now: show show show’, 07.12.15-12.26, hangaram design museum, seoul. the sticker book series was presented on the wall.

07.07
hong-ik-si-di, issue.12

contributing an article on introduction of the werkplaats typografie for hong-ik-si-di.

07.06
werkplaats typografie 2007

the end exhibition of the werkplaats typografie, 07.06.30, de atelier, amsterdam.