2013-present table union, member
2009-2012 studio na kim
2006-2008 werkplaats typografie, graphic design
2003-2005 hong-ik univ., graphic design
2001-2002 ahn graphics, designer
1997-2001 kaist, industrial design
the ‘hotel april’ in kangnam, seoul, has a special room where artists install and show works. i participated this project with ‘a dice room’.
‘umool umool’ takes part in the exhibition, millennium magazines in moma, new york.
introduced as ‘the artist of tomorrow’ in chosun newspaper, korea
new website open. www.ynkim.com
invited as a member of board in brno biennial international competition.
‘graphic’ and ‘umool umool’ were participated in miss read 2011 at kw.
‘self portrait’ was featured for ‘communication choice’ in ‘monthly design’ nov. 2011.
an exhibition review by geun-jun lim on the exhibition ‘found abstracrs’, featured in ‘article #4 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.
interview was featured in ‘dazed and confused’ korea, nov. 2011
a small lecture on the exhibition ‘found abstracts’ at the univ. of seoul and kookmin univ..
second solo exhibition, ‘found abstracts’ at the gallery factory, seoul. 2011.10.20-11.16
featured in ‘page unlimited: innovation in layout design’ publication.
featured in novum magazine, oct. 2011.
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.
harmen liemburg contributed interview with me on items magazine #3 2011.
‘umool umool vol.9′ and ‘memoryscape’ were selected as beautiful books in korea, 2011.
umool umool was featured in the gestalten verlag publication, ‘behind the zines: self-publishing culture’.
a launching event of graphic #16, 17 at pakt, amsterdam.
featured interview in ‘brut’ vol.022, korea.
awarded startstipendium vormgeving from bkvb fond
invited for the exhibition ‘graphic design worlds’, in triennial design museum in milan, italy.
featured interview in ‘design 360′ vol.31, china.
invited for a guest lecture in the artez, arnhem.
the book society identity project is featured in ‘i love avangarde’ by viction:ary, hong kong.
‘umool umool vol.9′ is invited in ‘codex’ exhibition.
featured interview in ‘a few warm stones’, which is reseach project by students from kookmin univ., univ. of seoul, sadi and handong univ..
‘nana project 06′ documentation book is published in ahn graphics, korea.
invited for the ‘miss read’, artist book fair at kw, institute for contemporary art in berlin. 2010.09.03-05.
featured in gestalten verlag publication, ‘turning pages. editorial design for print media’. gestalten verlag, germany.
contributing articles on design talk section in desing culture magazine, korea.
featured interview on graphic magazine in axis magazine, japan.
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.
invited for the ‘nana project 06′ in hong-ik univ., korea.
invited for the lecture in samwon paper gallery in korea. organizing parallel conversation with heyjoe. 2010.06.12
invited for the ‘manystuff international design session in moscow; collection’ exhibition, moscow. 10.06.14-06.27
invited for the exhibition ‘ongoing’, in graphic design festival breda, the netherlands. 10.05.08-05.30
participated in the exhibition, ‘the situation room’
invited for the ‘different ground’, an exhibition of contemporary dutch graphic design in st.petersburg, russia. 10.04.08-04.25
invited interview on graphic magazine and participated in debate on independent magazine culture, organized by o.k.festival.
invited for the tutor of graphic workshop in seoul. 10.02.05-02.07
organizing an exhibition on 2009 annual report of graphic magazine, ‘bilingual‘ in seoul, korea. 2010.02.18-28.
invited for the guest tutor of workshop in ecal(univ. of art and design lausanne), switzerland. 2009.11.16-20
featured in gestalten verlag publication, ‘regular, graphic design today‘. gestalten verlag, germany.
invited for the ‘beijing typography 2009‘ exhibition. 2009.10.24-11.15, cafa art museum, beijing.
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.
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.
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.
‘announce of recollection 01: gwangju’ was introduced in a korean literature magazine, ‘hyundae munhak’ 2009 aug. issue.
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.
students from CCA. new normal publication.
featured for in depth section, unpublished work. presented some images from personal note.
invited for a new art-director of the ‘graphic’ magazine in korea. the 9th is a special issue about the werkplaats typografie.
featured on montly jungle magazine, together with the interview and selected works.
selected one of the talented graduates in wallpaper graduate directory 2009.
contributing an article about the end exhibition of the werkplaats typografie, 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.
invited for a guest lecture in the gerrit rietveld academie, amsterdam, and introduced the behind idea on the book ‘type and architecture’book.
invited for a lecture together with karl nawrot by the kaywon school of art and design, seoul, showed the general overview of works.
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.
featured in the ‘graphic’ magazine issue.8, as one of the leading independent studio in korea.
publishing the ‘type and architecture, 2006-2008′, as a final thesis of werkplaats typografie.
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.
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.
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.
organizing the end exhibition of werkplaats typografie, 2008. 07.06.30, de atelier, amsterdam
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.
on accasion of the 10 year of werkplaats typografie, a small accumulated exhibition was organized at werkplaats typografie.
organizing the werkplaats typografie exhibition in neon, lyon, france, together with karl nawrot.
selected as a young korean design leader in 2008.
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.
contributing an article on introduction of the werkplaats typografie for hong-ik-si-di.
the end exhibition of the werkplaats typografie, 07.06.30, de atelier, amsterdam.