We are delighted to congratulate KOO JEONG A on being selected to represent South Korea at the 60th Venice Biennale in 2024. ODARAMA CITIES will transform the cylindrical structure of the national pavilion into an olfactory journey through the spells familiar to urban centers in South Korea. The pavilion is co-curated by members of the Kunsthal Aarhus: director, Jacob Fabricius and curator, Seolhui Lee.
Installation view at KÖNIG GALERIE, 2018 © Image Roman März
KOO JEONG A
The work of Koo Jeong A incorporates objects with the capacity for transformation, still and moving images along with sound and scent. These disparate mediums are combined with elements such as wind, gravity, and site-specific reconfigurations and interventions into architectural space. Often using the commonplace matter to conjure alternative realities, Koo Jeong A traces a certain poetic within the nature of forms that permeate the universe. What underpins her transient approach to making is an interest in the minute details of our earthly environments and the...