Jeong Hye Kim is a researcher and translator with a primary focus on architectural design and art in urban settings. Her subjects of research interest are political and socio-economic relationship with urban environment, traumatic historical spaces, sense of place[less]ness and ecological equilibrium. Translations include Hal Foster’s The Art-Architecture Complex (2011/2013) and Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver’s Adhocism (expanded and updated edition 2013/2016).
Education / Research:
*Visiting researcher at the UCL Urban Laboratory 2016 granted by the Korea-English Research Fellowship, Arts Council Korea (ARKO) & Arts Council England (ACE); 2015 granted by the VIA Fellowship 2015, the Ministry of Culture of Korea
PhD candidate in Architectural History and Theory, The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL (Fall 2013- ): Research on “Seoul’s Nanjido Landfill-Park and Urban Ecologies”
MA in History of Art and Architecture, Boston University (2011)
Diploma in Museum Studies, Harvard Extension School (2008)
BA, MA in Art History, Hong-ik University (1996, 2001)
Selected Translations & Editing:
Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver, Adhocism (Seoul: Hyunsil Books, 2016) co-tr.
Hal Foster, The Art-Architecture Complex (Seoul: Hyunsil Books, 2014)
Boris Groys et al. Curatorial Discourses and Practices (Seoul: Hyunsil Books, 2014)
Anthony Vidler et al. Nikolaus Hirsch ed. Gwangju Folly II (Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2013) co-tr.
[Catalog] SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul (2014, 2016)
[Catalog] Gwangju Biennale (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
[Journal] noon (Gwangju Biennale Foundation) (2013, 2016)
*Mainly working for the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA), Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA & Mediacity Seoul), the Gwangju Biennale Foundation and Asia Culture Center
Selected Public Research:
Visual-Spatial Planning for the New Seoul City Hall (2013)
Curatorial Programming of the Culture Station Seoul 284 (2013)
Masterplan for the National Design Museum of Korea (opening in 2018) (2012)
Curatorial Programming of DDP (Dongdaemun Design Park/Plaza, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, opened March 2014) (2012)
Design Studies at Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Hongik University