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    Park Chan-wook


    Park Chan-wook

    Seoul, South Korea, b. 1963

    • #photography
    • #unexpected
    • #coincidence
    • #beauty
    • #everydaylife
    • #embracement
    • #박찬욱

    Seoul, South Korea, b. 1963

    The internationally acclaimed filmmaker Park Chan-wook (b.1963) has demonstrated his passion for photography through a wide variety of media channels. Park questions himself the reason behind the act of taking a picture, leading audiences to contemplate the nature of photography as a medium. In stark contrast to the carefully orchestrated scenes in his films, his photographs readily embrace happenchance and the unexpected, while at the same time possessing incisive and wry humor coupled with powerful drama. As the artist describes his photography practice, coincidence and spontaneity play crucial roles in his photographs as an 'antidote' to his experiences in filmmaking. Park, who as a commercial film director would have most astutely trained the ability to capture the sentiment of the times in his works, provides us with the motive to proactively expand the realm of unexpected beauty within the most habitual scenes of our everyday life.



    • 1986

      B.A. Philosophy, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

      Solo exhibition

    • 2021

      <Your Faces>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

      Group exhibition

    • 2019

      <O! Leica: Off The Road>, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    • 2018

      <PARKing CHANce 2010-2018>, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea

    • 2018

      <PARKing CHANce 2010-2018>, Centro Cultural Kirchner, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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    Park Chan-wook

    Washington, D.C.

    Kukje Gallery

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