Vanguard gallery

Kelvin Kyung Kun PARK

Kelvin Kyung Kun Park is an award-winning filmmaker and visual artist from Seoul who works primarily in film and video, photography and installations. His work frequently takes inspiration from the cultural anxieties, myths and narratives that inform South Korea’s identity. He has screened his highly acclaimed first full-length film, Cheonggyecheon Medley (2010), at various international venues, including the Berlin Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, Warsaw Planet Doc Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, Hot Docs, among others. Park’s video installation works have been shown at the Ilmin Museum of Art in Seoul and Daegu Art Museum, Arko Art Gallery, Opsis Art Gallery, and the 2012 Taipei Biennale. Park followed his debut up with A Dream of Iron, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film featuring a series of visual tableaux filmed at the Pohang Steel Company and Hyundai Shipyard, won the NETPAC Award at Berlinale and subsequently played at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Sharjah Bienniale. In 2017, he was nominated for “Korea Art Prize”, and won 2018 BIFF Mecenat Award (Documentaries). In 2019, he was nominated for “DOK Leipzig 2019”.


 

When Tigers used to Smoke   Video | 6’50” | 2021

 

Double Mirror   Video|13‘|2019

 

Terrestrial Locomotion   Installation|  2019

 

Mirror Organs   Installation | 2017

 

ARMY 600,000 军队:600,000 Single Channel Video 单频影像 17min 2016

ARMY: 600 Thousand Portraits   Single channel video | 17′ |  2016

 

Stairway to Heaven 天国的阶梯 Live Video Performance Installation 现场视频表演装置 30 min 2016

Stairway to Heaven   Live video performance |  30′ | 2016

 

A Dream of Iron 铁梦 Video Installation 影像装置 100min 2015

A Dream of Iron   Video installation | 100′ | 2015

 

Cheonggyecheon Medley 清溪川 Video Installation 影像装置 79min 2010

Cheonggyecheon Medley   Video installation | 79′ | 2010