진시영 / Siyon Jin / 晉始瑩

20nd February. 1971

Born in Gwangju City,

South Korea


1. Education

2010 Chosun University, Graduate School, Ph.D. Candidate in Dept. of Art, Korea

2005 Pratt Institute, School of Art and Design, New Forms, M.F.A., New York, USA 

1996 Chosun University, College of Art and Design, Fine Art, B.F.A., Korea


2. Invitation Solo Exhibition (23) (Gwangju, Seoul, Hongcheon, Taipei, New York)


2015 ‘Light Club' E-Land Space, Seoul, South Korea

2015 ‘Human is one of the Star...FLOW' Logos Past oral Gallery, Uiwang, South Korea

2014 ‘Clay Broods Light' Daedam Art Museum, Damyang, South Korea

2014 'Green Wave' Ware House Douglas Rapraik, & Co., Tamsui Historical Museum, Tamsui, Taiwan

2014 'STROKE' Gwangju Biennale Celebration Siyon Jin Special Exhibition, Korea Beauty Museum, Gwangju,

South Korea

2014 'Light of Human' Gallery D, Gwangju, South Korea

2013 'Human & Nature' Hyundai Department Store(Trade Center), Seoul, South Korea

2013 'SIYON JIN' Achen Museum of Art, Youngam, South Korea

2013 'LINK=Shedding on Light' Community Media Center, Gwangju, South Korea

2013 'Digital Humanity' Gallery Viva in Vivaldi park, Hongcheon, South Korea

2012 'Digital Humanity' Jean Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2012 'SIYON JIN' Daedam Art Museum, Damyang, South Korea

2012 'SIYON JIN' Gwangju Museum of Art, Sangrok Exhibition Hall, Gwangju, South Korea

2012 'FLOW-To the new painting' Eunam Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea

2011 'FLOW' Mudeung Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, South Korea

2010 'SIYON JIN's Video & LED Installation' Crown Haitei Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2009 'SIYON JIN' Gwangju Museum of Art, Gallery Light, Seoul, South Korea

2009 'THE EYE' Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju, South Korea

2008 'Two Wheels' Taipei Artist Village Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2008 'WAVE' Brain Factory, Seoul, South Korea

2007 'Grand Art Tour(B.V.M.K)Docu Reportage' Lotte Gallery, Gwangju, South Korea

2006 'DISTANCE' National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, ChangDong Residence Gallery, Seoul,

South Korea

2006 'DiSTANCE' Steuben East Gallery, New York, USA




*Collaboration Exhibition (1)


2014 ‘'Clay Broods Light' (Ceramist Sangmoon, Oh) Gwangju Biennale Celebration, Eunam Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea



3. Selected Group Exhibition

2016 ‘New Romance, Korea – Australia Partnership Exhibition’ MCA, Sydney, Australia

2016 ‘Light and landscape of the future - World Eco Design Fair’ Korea Electric Power Corporation, Naju, Korea

2016 ‘Downstream_Way of transitional life’ Asian Contemporary Art Solidarity Exhibition, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea

2016 ‘Mom’s Diary’ Yangpyung Museum. Yangpyung, Korea 

2015 'New Romance, Korea - Australia Partnership Exhibition' MMCA, Seoul, South Korea

2015 'PERFECT BLACK GALLERY,LG OLED TV PROJECT' Munich Airport, MAC-Forum, Munich, Germany

2015 '6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporaray Art, Urbi et Orbi (To the City and the World...)'Moscow, Russia

2015 'Ruminaria Contemporary Arts Festival' San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, USA 

2015 'IFA, LG OLED TV & Hommage Art Project', Messe Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2015 'Conviviality with Design, Gwangju Design Biennale, Digital Flower Project', Gwangju Biennale Hall,

South Korea

2015 'The Independence Day' Lynn Fine Art Gallery SEOUL, Seoul, South Korea

2015 'Dialogue of Light, Gwangju Media Art Festival' Gwangju, South Korea


 2015 'Meeting Beautiful World with Light' Gwangju Museum of Art Kid's Gallery, Gwangju, South Korea

2014 'Miracle of Christmas' 5CIJUNG Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2014 '‘山、水、人 Taiwan Korea International Contemporary Art Collaborative Project, Taipei, Taiwan

2014 ‘Smart Illumination Yokohama' Zou-No-Hana Terrace, Yokohama, Japan

2014 ‘Contemporary Art of Light’ Ulsan Culture Art Center, Ulsan, South Korea

2014 ‘Connection' Gallery Si:Zak, Seoul, South Korea

2014 'PRISM-Nam June Paik and New Media Art' Gyeongnam Museum of Art, Changwon, South Korea

2014 'Design Sports' DDP Opening Special Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea

2014 '物質Magic' Korean Air Ilwoo Space, Seoul, South Korea

2014 'Do Something' Hampyeong Museum of Art, Hampyeong, South Korea

2013 'Impossible Voyage' MoCA Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

2013 'The Nativity and Resurrection' Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea

2013 'Brilliant Samrye, Light of nature and Science - Convergence' VM Art Museum, Wanju, South Korea

2013 'Mom zit In & Out' Chonnam University Medical Museum Opening Exhibition, Gwangju, South Korea

2013 'Gesigi Mesigi' Gwangju Design Biennale, Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, Gwangju, South Korea

2013 'Beauty, More Wonderful Light' Eunam Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea

2013 'Gwangju International Media Art Festival' Gwangju, South Korea

2013 'A Night on the Galactic Railroad' Nampo Art Museum, Goheung, South Korea

 2013 'Earth Harmony' Pyengchang Biennale, Donghae Anva Expo Exhibition Hall, Donghae, South Korea

 2013 'DIGIROAD' Hankuk Art Museum, Yong in, South Korea

 2013 'Korean Contemporary Art' Wilfrid Israel Museum of Asians Arts and Studies, Kibbutz Hazorea, Israel

2012 'Whose History? Which Stories?' Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, India 2012 'brilliant, Yangpyeong' Yangpyeong Art Museum, Yangpyeong, South Korea

 2012 'Korea Media Artist' Gallery H, Hyundai Department Store(Trade Center), Seoul, South Korea

 2012 'Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition, Mudeung Tales 3acts 9scenes' Henan Museum, ZhengZhou, China

 2012 'Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition, Mudeung Tales 3acts 9scenes' Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2011 'Alice Project, Media Facade' Gimpo Lotte Mall, Gimpo, South Korea

 2011 'BYOB Seoul' Gallery LVS, Seoul, South Korea

 2011 'After Effect' Shin Museum of Art, Cheongju, South Korea

2010 'Scrutinizing the Stealthy Desire' Seoul Square, Seoul, South Korea

 2010 'Meditation of Technology-Garden of Media' Pohang Museum of Steel Art, Pohang, South Korea

2010 'Art Journey with Science-Science Play Ground' Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, South Korea

2010 'ARKO Artist-Center Network: Decentered' Arko Art Center, Busan Museum of Art, Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea

 2010 'LED Media Facade' Lotte Department Store(Cheongyangni), Seoul, South Korea

 2010 'Address of Time, Sogong-dong 112' Sogong dong, Seoul, South Korea

2009 'Media-Archive Project' Arko Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

2009 'Hello! Media Pole' Gangnam Road Media Pole 22 Board, Seoul, South Korea


2007 'Thermocline of Art - New Asian Waves' ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2007 'Art Linking, China Songjang International Art Festival', Beijing, China

2006 'Dual Realities' Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

 2006 'Fever Variations' Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, Gwangju, South Korea



4. Collection



Gwangju City (KR)

Boseong-gun (KR)

Eunam Museum of Art (KR)


Amore Pacific Corporation (KR)

Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism & Damyang-gun - Maeul Misul Project (KR)

Gwang Duk Middle, High School (KR)

KEPCO, Naju (KR)

YangPyeong Museum of Art, YangPyeong (KR)

Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju (KR)

Daedam Art Museum, Damyang (KR)

Jean Gallery, Seoul (KR)

Supreme Prosecutor's Office, Seoul (KR)

Gwangju MBC, Gwangju (KR)

Posco R&D Center, Incheon (KR)

Gwangju City Seo-gu 'Harmony' Gwangju (KR)

Lotte Department Store(Cheongyangni), Seoul (KR)

Daewoo E&C, Daejeon (KR)



5. Award


2011 Gwangju Award, Gwangju Art Award Committee

2007 Shinsegae Art Award, Gwangju Shinsegae Gallery

2005 Ha jung Woong Young Artist Award, Gwangju Museum of Art



6. Selected Career

- Director & Curating Career


2016 ‘Fun & pun folly project’ Selection of author
2015 ‘Light of Mudeung’ Light Sculpture Manufacture and installation, Landscape Improvement Project (enforcement : Gwangju / organized : Gwangju Design Center)

2015 ‘Lifelong Learning City Construction Project <Boseong Tea Plantation> 

2015 'Ongojishin' Chung Jang Media Center, Media Art Exhibition, Artistic Director

2015 'Interdisciplinary Arts Project <New Forms>' Artistic Director (KEPCO, Naju)

2015 'Voyage' Green Ballet & Siyon Jin Media Art Collaboration Performance, Video Director

2014 'Port Journeys, Directors Meeting' Yokohama, Japan, Representative Korea Art Director

2014 'Maeulmisul Art Project (Village Art Project)' Artist & Representative of Project, Ministry of Culture &

Sports and Tourism, South Korea

2014 'Sulwhasoo Cosmetic Yoonjo Media Art CF' Amore Pacific Co., Video Director

2014 'Obang Sunseng' Gwangju Metropolitan City Theater Performance, Video Director

2013 'Garden of Image,' Gwangju International Art Vision Contemporary Art, Media Art Director

2013 'Snow White' Green Ballet & Siyon Jin Media Art Collaboration Performance, Video Director

2013 'Gwangju is light' World Korean Business Convention Opening Ceremony, Video Director

2013 'SIYON JIN PEUGEOT ART CAR' Hanbul Motors

2012 'Festival O! Gwangju Media Art 2012' Art Director

2012 'Media Police' Yanglim Police LED Media Facade Project, Video Director

2012 'Garden of Light' Green Ballet Contemporary Ballet & Siyon Jin Media Art Collaboration Performance,

Video Director


7. Residence Program


2014 Daedam Art Museum (Damyang, South Korea) & Hot Spring Studio (Tamsui, South Korea)

International Exchange Residence Program

2012-2013 Gwangju Cultural Foundation, Media Art Residence

2012 Daedam Art Museum Residence

2008 Taipei Artist Village

2008 Gwangju Museum of Art, Palgakjung Art Studio

2007 Cheongju Art Studio

2006 Uljae Museum of Art Studio

2005 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art - Chang Dong Residency




Media Artist

Art Director, SIYON MEDIA 

urban regeneration coordinator

Adjunct Professor of Kyunghee University 

Adjunct Professor of Seowon University

UNESCO Gwangju Media Art Creative City Network, Working Member



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