1335MABINI/ HONG SOUN: ORDINARY MONUMENT
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1335Mabini/ Hong Soun: Ordinary Monument
Hong Soun was born in Seoul, Korea, in 1959. He graduated from the Busan National University in Korea and continued his studies at the École National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, where he resided for fourteen years. The artist has been awarded nationally and internationally for his work and has participated in numerous exhibitions worldwide. In 2016, the Daegu Metropolitan Government awarded him with the LEEINSUNG ART PRIZE, and in 2017, subsequently, he held his solo show La Vie en Rose at Daegu Art Museum. In 2016, 1335MABINI showed his solo show titled Manila. Feb. 2016. Hong has been invited for solo exhibitions by the Maraya Art Center (Sharjah, AE), the Mimesis Art Museum (Paju, KR), the National Museum of Contemporary Art (Gwacheon, KR) and the Savina Museum of Contemporary Art (Soul, KR). He was part of the Santa Fe International Biennial in 2008 and his works are included in international institutional collections: Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, USA, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi-do KR, and Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, KR.