Geumhyung Jeong (KR)

South Korea-born artist Geumhyung Jeong is a choreographer and performance artist whose practice began in the theatre and has extended to encompass installation and film. In her work, she constantly negotiates the relationship between the human body and the things surrounding it.

She has been invited to exhibit her works worldwide, including at the 9th Asia-Pacific-Triennial in Brisbane, ImPulsTanz in Vienna, Kunstenfestivaldesarts in Brussels, and her solo exhibition at the Kunsthalle Basel. In 2014 she received the Zücher Kantonalbank Acknowledgement Prize of Zürcher Theater Spektakel and in 2015 she was awarded the Hermès Foundation Missulsang Art Prize.
From the performance Homemade RC Toy. Photo: Evelyn Bencicova