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Michael Joo    (American/Korean, 1966)




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Biography
1966 Born, Ithaca, N.Y.
1989 Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn.
1989 BFA, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
1991 MFA, Yale School of Art, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Lives and works in New York, N.Y.
Awards
2006 United States Artists Fellowship
2006 Grand Prize, 6th Gwangju Biennale 2006 (with co-recipient Song Dong)
2003 American Center Foundation Grant
2002 LEF Foundation
2001 Warhol Foundation Grant
2000 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters’ and Sculptors’ Grant
1998 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Residencies
2007 Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center Artist in Residence (multi-year)
2006 Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mt. Desert, Maine
1998 International Artists Studio Program in Sweden (IASPIS), Stockholm, Sweden
1996-97 Delfina Studio Trust, London, United Kingdom
1995 Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
1994 Royal Academy of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
1990 Cite International Des Arts, Paris, France

Exhibitions
2010 Galerie Marabini, Bologna, Italy (solo)
2010 The Infinite Starburst of Your Cold Dark Eyes, PKM Gallery, Seoul, KR
2010 Have You Ever Really Looked at the Sun?, Haunch of Venison Berlin, Berlin, Germany (group with Damien Hirst)
2009 Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US (solo)
2009 Bodhi Obfuscatus (Allegiance), Chelsea Art Museum, New York, US (solo)
2009 NeoHooDoo: Art of a Forgotten Faith, Miami Art Museum, Miami; and P.S.1 MoMA, New York, US (group)
2009 Incarnational Aesthetics, New York Center for Art & Media Studies (NYCAMS), New York, US
2009 Faces & Facts: Korean Contemporary Art in New York, Queens Museum of Art, New York, US
2008 P.S.1 MoMA, New York, US
2008 Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US (group)
2008 NeoHooDoo: Art of a Forgotten Faith, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, US (group)
2008 ReAsia, Haus der Kulturen, Berlin, Germany (group)
2008 PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2008 Circannual Rhythm: Video Installation by Michael Joo, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska, US (solo)
2007 New York States of Mind, Queens Museum of Art, New York, US (group)
2007 Shangri-la, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (group)
2007 Post Object, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada (group)
2007 usAsia, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2007 Timer 01/Intimita/Intimacy, Triennale Bovisa, Milano
2007 Post Object, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
2006 In The Darkest Hour There Will Be Light, Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2006 The Bong Show, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, N.Y.
2006 Postcards From The Edge, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, N.Y.
2006 6th Gwangju Biennale2006, Gwangju, Korea
2006 Eretica, Palazzo Sant’ Anna, Palermo, Italy
2006 Flux Factory, Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2006 Group Show, Curti/Gambuzzi & Co., Milan, Italy
2006 Michael Joo, Rodin Gallery (Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art), Seoul, South Korea (solo)
2006 Implosion!, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2006 RADAR: Selections From The Collection of Vicki and Kent Logan, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Co.
2006 Wallin vs Joo, Galleri Ping-Pong, Malmö, Sweden
2005 Anton Kern Gallery, New York, N.Y. (solo)
2005 Bodhi Obfuscatus (Space-Baby), Asia Society, New York, N.Y. (solo)
2005 Still Lives, The Bohen Foundation, New York, N.Y. (solo)
2005 Artwalk NY, Sotheby’s, New York, N.Y.
2005 e-Flux Video Rental, The Moore Space, Miami, Fla.
2005 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, Cal.
2005 Monuments For The USA, CCA Wattis Institute For Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA; White Columns, New York, N.Y.
2005 Postcards From The Edge, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2005 This Must Be The Place, Center For Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, N.Y.
2004 Michael Joo, Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Fla. (solo)
2004 D.u.m.b.o. Short Film and Video Festival, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2004 Art Basel 04 (film/video), Basel, Switzerland
2004 Black Belt, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, Cal.
2004 f#@k perfection, Vertex List, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2004 Field, Socrates Sculpture Park, curated by Alyson Baker, Long Island City, N.Y.
2004 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, Cal.
2004 Needful Things: Recent Multiples, Cleveland Museum, Cleveland, Oh.
2004 Postcards From the Edge, Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2004 Standing on a Bridge, Arario Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2004 Video Program, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Beach, N.J.
2003 Michael Joo, MIT List Visual Art Center, Cambridge, Mass. (solo)
2003 Alumni Show, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn.
2003 Black Belt, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, N.Y.
2003 Commodification of Buddhism, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, N.Y.
2003 Fresh Talk Revisited, A/P/A Studies Gallery, New York University, New York, N.Y.
2003 Full Frontal, Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colo.
2003 Paradise/Paradox, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, N.Y.
2003 Short Cuts: Video Art and Photography, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2002 Anton Kern Gallery, New York, N.Y. (solo)
2002 Curti/Gambuzzi & Co., Milan, Italy (solo)
2002 PKM Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (solo)
2002 Black Mariah Film Festival, Jersey City, N.J.
2002 It's Unfair!, Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
2002 Manifeste, oder: Ergriffenheit–was ist das?, Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, Germany
2002 The Mind is a Horse, Bloomberg Space, London, United Kingdom
2001 49th Venice Biennale, South Korean Pavilion, Venice, Italy (with Do-Ho Suh) (solo)
2001 A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities, Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, Calif.
2001 I Love N.Y., (benefit exhibition), Anton Kern Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2001 Translated Acts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Queens Museum of Art, Queens, N.Y.
2000 Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, N.Y.
2000 Korean Embassy, New York, N.Y.
2000 Juvenilia, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Calif.
2000 Koreamericakorea, Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea; Sonje Museum, Kyungju, South Korea
2000 The Korean War and American Art: Fifty Years Later, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, N.Y.
2000 Media_City Seoul 2000, National Historical Museum, Seoul, South Korea
2000 Psycho, Art and Anatomy, Anne Faggianto Fine Art, London, United Kingdom
2000 Whitney Biennial 2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y.
1999 Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US (solo)
1998 White Cube, London, UK (solo)
1998 Matthew McCaslin, Susan Etkin, Michael Joo, PS.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, US (group)
1998 Nine International Artists at Wanås, Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden (group)
1998 Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US (group)
1997 2nd Johannesburg Biennial 1997, Museum of Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa (group)
1997 Art Club Berlin, Berlin, Germany (group)
1997 Art in the Anchorage, Creative Time, Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, Brooklyn, New York, US (group)
1997 Group Show: Painting, Photography, Drawing, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US (group)
1997 Techno-Seduction, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, US (group)
1997 Transmission, L´Ecole des Beaux Arts Galerie, Paris, France (group)
1997 Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US (solo)
1996 Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US (solo)
1996 Against, Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London, UK (group)
1996 The Damien Hirst Collection, Quo Vadis, London, UK (group)
1996 Joo, Sheward & White, Wigram, The Post Office, London, UK (group)
1996 Patrick Painter Editions, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (group)
1996 Urban Structures, Kunsthalle, Munich, Germany (group)
1995 La Belle et la Bête, (Beauty and the Beast), Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France (ARC), Paris, France (group)
1995 Better Living Through Chemistry, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, US (group)
1995 Configura 2: Dialog der Kulturen, Erfurt, Germany (group)
1995 Institute of Cultural Anxiety, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK (group)
1995 Beyond The Borders, 1st Gwangju Biennale, Kwangju Contemporary Museum, Gwangju, Korea (group)
1995 Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Serpentine Gallery, London; travelled to Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland; and Kunstverein, Hannover, Germany (group)
1995 Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US (group)
1995 Crash, Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1995 Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France (solo)
1995 Nature vs. Nature at the Glass Ceiling, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, The Netherlands (group with Christiaan Bastiaans)
1995 Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US (solo)
1994 Salt Transfer Cycle, Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US (solo)
1994 Across the Pacific, Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea (group)
1994 Crash, Thread Waxing Space, New York, US (group)
1994 Drawing on Sculpture, Cohen Gallery, New York, US (group)
1994 I, Myself and Me, The Interart Center, New York, US (group)
1994 Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, US (group)
1994 What Is in Your Mind?, Tekniska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (group)
1993 Across the Pacific, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, US (group)
1993 Aperto-93, 45th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (group)
1993 Changing I: Dense Cities, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland (group)
1993 The Final Frontier, New Museum for Contemporary Art, New York, US (group)
1993 Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany (group)
1993 In Out of the Cold, Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena, San Francisco, US (group)
1993 Recent Acquisitions, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (group)
1993 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (group)
1993 Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US (group with Rachel Berwick)
1992 The Artifice of Expenditure, Nordanstad-Skarstedt Gallery, New York, US (solo)
1992 Unfair, Nordanstad Gallery at Balloni Halle, Cologne, Germany (group)
1992 Galerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria (group)
1992 Mimique, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, US (group)
1988 Demolition Daze, exhibition/auction, Rifle Sport Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US (group)

Literature
2007 Michael Joo, texts by Michael Joo and Bruce W Ferguson, interview between Hans Ulrich Obrist and Michael Joo and conversation between Michael Joo and Paul Black, Other Criteria, UK
2004 Michael Joo, North Carolina: MIT List Visual Arts Center and the Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art.
2001 Michael Joo, Seoul: published in conjunction with the national presentation of the Korean Pavilion for the
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