SOOJIN KANG

1978 Born, Seoul, South Korea
Lives and works in London, UK

EDUCATION

2007-2009 Central Saint Martins, London, UK
2003-2006 Central Saint Martins, London, UK

SOLO EXHIBITION

2017

Growth, Unit 9, London, UK

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2017

COLLECT, The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
The House of Penelope, Gallery 46 White Chapel, London, UK

2016

Wild Things, Texture Museum, Kortrijk, Belgium

2015

COLLECT, The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
GOODESIGN, The Natural Circle, Cascina Cuccagna, Milan, Italy

2014

Reclaim | Repurpose, International Contemporary Craft and Applied Art, Northern Ireland
Tablestitch, Friday Late Korea, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

2012

Threads That Bind Us, Plusdeign Gallery, Milan, Italy
Dressed Furniture, Min, New York, NY, USA

2011

Chairs Flow, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South Korea
Talking Textiles, Curated by Lidewij Edelkoort, Spazio Gianfranco Ferré, Milan, Italy

2010

Homeworks, Mint, London, UK
Thrust, Beldam Gallery, Uxbridge, UK
Curiosity, Clerkenwell Road, London, UK

2009

Escape, Curated by Max Fraser, Mint, London, UK
Central Saint Martins MA Textile Futures graduate show, London, UK

LECTURE/ WORKSHOP

2014

Thatchted Cottage, Craft Village Shipquay St Londonderry, Northern Ireland
North West Regional College, Strand Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
TableStitch, Victoria and Albert museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK

AWARD/ARTIST RESIDENCY

2016

Grant for Arts, Arts Council England, UK
Grant for International Residency Programme, Arts Council Korea, South Korea
Textile Residency, Oaxaca, Mexico

2015

Grant for Arts, Arts Council England, UK
Grant for International Residency Programme, Arts Council Korea, South Korea
Iceland Textile Centre, Blönduós, Iceland
Tasara Weaving Centre, Calicut, India

SELECTED PUBLICATION

2017
The Telegraph (GB)
It's Nice That
Selvedge(GB)

2016
Craft Magazine, Sep/Oct (GB)
Milk Decoration (FR)
Objects, Journal of Applied Arts, No.8 (GE)

2013
The Form, Issue 32, Viewpoint Magazine (UK)

2012
Page 3, Seating, Rassegna Stampa, Ottagono (IT)

2011
The New Artisans by Olivier Dupon, Thames & Hudson (UK)
Chairs Flow, Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2011, Maroniebooks.co (KR)
One to Watch, Page 28, No 6 Vol 93, Homes & Gardens (UK)
Boris, Papier, Textile, Page187, No.31, Milk Magazine (FR)
Vol 104, Style Chosun, Chosun Ilbo (KR)

2010
Thonet issues, Page34, Vogue Living (AU)
Patched Chair, Elle Deco (NO)
Lappad, Page 23, No.09 Rum (SE)
Fun Fact, LINDA Magazine (NL)
Patched Chair, Dezeen magazine (UK)
Sublime by hand, Cuaderno de Tendencias del habitat (ES)
Video interview, Le sedie vestite di Soojin Kang, Domus (IT)