Wed 15 May 2019, 7pm
Past event

Haegue Yang Ornament and Abstraction install view

Installation view of Haegue Yang: Ornament and Abstraction, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, 2017
Photo: Omar Luis Olguín

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Haegue Yang discusses her practice and current solo exhibition Tracing Movement with Yung Ma, Curator, Contemporary Art and Prospective Creation, at the Centre Pompidou, Paris.


Haegue Yang (b. 1971, South Korea) lives and works in Berlin and Seoul. Her colourful installations and performative sculptures frequently combine domestic and industrial materials with sound and light. Yang’s work has been exhibited internationally since the mid-1990s. Recent solo exhibitions include La Panacée – MoCo, Montpellier, France, 2018/19; La Triennale di Milano, Italy, 2018; Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, 2018; Kunsthaus Graz, Austria, 2017-18; Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal, 2016; and the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 2016. She represented South Korea at the Venice Biennale in 2009, and took part in dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel in 2012. Her works are in the collections of major institutions, including MoMA, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Guggenheim Museum, New York; and Tate Modern, London. She is Professor of Fine Arts at the Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany, and recipient of the 2018 Wolfgang Hahn Prize.