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Boyoung JUNG | Emmanuel WOLFS

021 Gallery, 2019

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'Korean Composition' moving image

SEOUL SQUARE Media Facade, 2017

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'Engineered Nature' by WOLFS+JUNG

Gwangju Design Biennale, 2019

The creative collaboration of Emmanuel Wolfs and BoYoung Jung started in London in 2003.

 

Having previously studied Industrial Design at La Cambre in Brussels and Wood-working and Furniture Design at Hong-ik University in Seoul, Emmanuel and Boyoung found their shared interests in exploring the critical and conceptual dimensions of domestic objects while studying at the Royal College of Art in London.

 

Soon after their graduation, they founded the design studio DrawMeaSheep (2005-2009) in Belgium focusing on translating their observations of contemporary society and culture into sculptural objects inviting viewers to reflect. Examples of such approach can be seen throughout their projects: the [Nature V2.01] (2006-2009), intended as a catalyst for the debates on the correlation between human, nature and the industry; and the [Land project] (2011-2012), questioning the individual and collective relationship to physical places and time - inspired by their experience of witnessing the fast-paced urban development in China (between 2008-2012 the duo lived and worked in Beijing); the [A Voice] (2015), exploring the symbolic language of the raised fist in today’s global resurgence of protest culture and social movements.

 

Since 2009, renamed as WOLFS+JUNG, the artistic collaboration of the duo has been continued in Asia (in Seoul since 2012 after 4 years in Beijing), gradually refining and expanding their sculptural language in multiple mediums including cast bronze, wood, welded metal, found objects, and clay; as well as working on urban design commissions and art/design project consultancy.

 

Their works have been shown in major international fairs and exhibitions in Europe, USA and Asia - including Design Miami/Art Basel, Pavillon of Art and Design(PAD) London/Paris, Collect_London, M+ Museum, Salon ART + DESIGN, New York, Collective Design NY, Gwangju Design Biennale, Milan Salone del Mobile, 100% Design London, MUDAC(Musee de Design et D'art Contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland), Design Korea, CIVA(Espace Architecture La Cambre Horta, Brussels, Belgium), and Saint-Etienne Design Biennale, France.

 

In recent years, Emmanuel is leading the sculptural practice of WOLFS+JUNG, while also teaching as professor in Industrial Design at Kookmin University, Seoul.

 

Aside of their joint works, Boyoung has also made individual projects in recent years, expanding her scope of artistic expressions in the mediums such as hand-sewn textile and ink on paper. Her abstract compositions using linen and hand-stitching techniques of Jogakbo have been included in the permanent collection of M+ Museum, Hong Kong. She recently made two solo exhibitions in Seoul (2018, 2019) presenting her abstract ink drawings on Hanji paper inspired by the complexity of nature, developed in parallel to the sculptural practice of the tree works by WOLFS+JUNG.

 

// For further information, please contact:

         emmanuelwolfs@gmail.com

         boyoungjung@gmail.com

CV

EMMANUEL LUC MARIE WOLFS

 

Born 1977, Brussels, Belgium

Lives and works in Seoul

EDUCATION

2004    MA Design Products, Royal College of Art, London
2002    MA Industrial Design, E.N.S.A.V. La Cambre, Brussels
1997     Post-Matrix in Philosophy&Psychology, Saint Jones Johannesburg(S-A)

WORK

2012-Present    Professor, Industrial Design Department, Kookmin Univ. Seoul

2009-Present   Co-directing art-design collective WOLFS+JUNG

2009-2011        Head of Studios, IFC program, CAFA, Beijing

2008-2009      Design Lecturer, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing

2005-2008      Co-directing DrawMeaSheep, Belgium

2004-2005      Freelance designer, London

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019   'Emmanuel WOLFS : Impossible Trees', 021 Gallery, Daegu, Korea

2007  ‘BoYoung Jung + Emmanuel Wolfs’, Salone Satellite, Milan, Italy
2006  ‘Draw Me A Sheep’, DESIGN BRUSSELS, Brussels

 

 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS /FAIRS


2017   ‘Impossible Trees’ Ammann Gallery, The Salon Art + Design, New York, USA
2017   'Selected works by Ammann Gallery,' Pavillion of Art + Design, London, UK
2017   'New Tree works', Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel,
Switzerland
2017   'Tree study',' Collective Design, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, New York, USA
2016   'Selected works', Design Miami/Miami, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Miami
Beach, USA

2016   'Tree study', Salon Art + Design, New York, USA
2016    'New works',PAD LONDON, hosted by Ammann Gallery, London, UK
2016  'Selected works', Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel
2015  'A Voice_42/56/64', Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel
2015  'One and many chairs', Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2015  'A Voice', Collective Design, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, New York, USA
2015  'Impossible Trees', Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Design Miami / Miami Beach,
USA
2015  'Tree Study #03', Hosted by Ammann Gallery, The Salon Art + Design, New
York, USA
2015  'Moon Tree', Hosted by Ammann Gallery, PAD London, UK
2014  'Selected works' ,Design Miami / Miami Beach, USA
2014  ‘Square Tree Trunk’, Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel,
Switzerland
2014  'Summer Group Show', Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2014  ‘Chinese Contemporary Group Show,’ Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2013  ‘X-Field_Archive,’ PinUp Project Space, Melbourne, Austrailia
2013  ‘X-Field_Taipei,’ Garden City Arts Space, Taipei, Taiwan
2013  ‘1Square Meter_Beijing,’ Pavillion des Art & Design, Paris, Hosted by
Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Paris, France
2012  ‘Land Project_China,’ Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Gabrielle Ammann
Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2012  ‘View to China,’ Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2011  ‘Always On My Mind: Home’ Korea-Australia Art Project_Part II, Seoul
Square, Media Canvas public screening, curated and coordinated by Gana Art
Gallery
2011  ‘Always on My Mind: Home’ Korea-Australia Art Project_Part I, Museum of Art, Seoul National University
2011  ‘X-Field_Jumping City’ CU Space, Beijing, China
2011  ‘Woyou’ Milan Design Week, Chinese Design group exhibition, selected works by curator Beatrice Leanza, supported by Rizzoli, Milan, Italy
2011  ‘Land Project_China’ Pavillion of Art & Design London, Hosted by Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, London, UK
2010/ 11  ‘New talents’ selected works by artists and designers, Gabrielle Ammann
Gallery, Koln, Germany
2010/ 11  ‘La Belgique des Autre’, Group exhibition, CIVA hors les murs — Espace
Architecture La Cambre Horta, Brussels, Belgium
2010  ‘Design Noir: 7 fictions for the museum’ Museum of Art Seoul National
University(MoA), Seoul, South Korea
2010  ‘work in transit...’ summer group show, Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Koln,
Germany
2009  ‘Permanent collection: selected works by artists / designers of the gallery’,
Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Koln, Germany
2009  ‘Le design s’exporte’ Group exhibition, Les anciens abattoirs l’etable, Mons,
Belgium
2009  ‘La Nature en Kit’ Museum of Design & contemporary Applied Art(MUDAC), Lausanne, Switzerland
2009  ‘Push Open The Door, The Sun Is Inside’ Milan FuoriSalone, Group
Exhibition, Milan, Italy
2009  ‘Nature V2.01 project’, Design Miami/Basel09, Hosted by Gabrielle Ammann
Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2008  ‘La Belgique Des Autres’, Saint–Etienne International Design Biennale,
France
2008  ‘Upcoming Korean Designers’, 100% DESIGN, London, UK
2008  ‘Design Telling Us Stories’, Group exhibition, 100% DESIGN, London, UK
2008  ‘Openlab/2.0’, Addictlab group exhibition, Johannesburg, South Africa
2007  ‘World Best Design Exchange’ DESIGN KOREA, Seoul
2007  ‘100 Designers Light’, GWANGJU DESIGN BIENNALE, South Korea
2006  ‘Spring is in the air’, Group exhibition, ADDICTLAB, Belgium

2006  ‘Nature v2.01’, Design for Europe Exhibition, Interieur Design Biennale,
Kortrijk, Belgium
2006  ‘Square Tree Trunk’, Design&Bois, Namur Expo, Belgium
2006  ‘Park Design Brussels’, Exhibition of shortlisted projects, Brussels, Belgium
2005  ‘INNOVATION at the RCA’, Royal College of Art, London
2005  ‘TRAP BED’, installation, Public sculpture projects for a charity campaign on
helping young homeless people, Centrepoint, London, UK
2005  ‘Design Products’, RCA graduate show, London
2005  ‘Living Space’ RCA group exhibition, Ron Arad presents, Internos, Milan, Italy
2005  ‘10 Around Town’ public sculpture project, outdoor touring exhibition, London, UK

 

 

 


AWARD


2006 Selected for ‘Design Leader: Best Upcoming Designers_4th Selection’
by KIDP(Korea Institute of Design Promotion)
2006 ‘Park Design Brussels’, shortlisted, Brussels
 
 

 

 

CV

BoYoung Jung

 

Born 1978, Gwangju, South Korea

Lives and works in Seoul

EDUCATION

2005    MA Design Products, Royal College of Art, London

2002    BA Woodworking and Furniture Design, Hong-ik Univeristy, Seoul

 

 

WORK

 

2009-Present   Co-directing art-design collective WOLFS + JUNG

2009-2011         Lecturer, IFC Program, CAFA, Beijing

2005-2008      Co-directing design studio DrawMeaSheep, Belgium

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS          

2019   'Boyoung JUNG : BECOMING', 021 Gallery, Daegu, Korea

2018   'Encounters', Gallery EM, Seoul, Korea

2007   ‘BoYoung Jung + Emmanuel Wolfs’, Salone Satellite, Milan, Italy

2006   ‘Draw Me A Sheep’, Design Brussels, Brussels

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019   'Korean Composition' Gwangju Design Biennale, South Korea

2018   'Selected artists presented by TLK&SRVC',C.A.R. Innovative Art Fair-Preview, Project R, Seoul

2017   'Shifting Objectives: Design from the M+ Collection' M+ Museum, HongKong

2017   'Korean Crafts' COLLECT LONDON, Saatchi Gallery, UK

2015   'One and many chairs' Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2014   'Summer Group Show' Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2014   ‘Chinese Contemporary Group Show’ Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2013   ‘X-Field_Archive’ PinUp Project Space, Melbourne, Austrailia

2013   ‘X-Field_Taipei,’ Garden City Arts Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2012   ‘View to China,’ Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2011    ‘Always On My Mind: Home’ Korea-Australia Art Project_Part II, Seoul Square, Media Canvas curated and coordinated by Gana Art Gallery

2011   ‘Always on My Mind: Home’ Korea-Australia Art Project_Part I, Museum of Art, Seoul National Univ.

2011   ‘X-Field_Jumping City’ CU Space, Beijing, China

2011   ‘Woyou’ Milan Design Week, Chinese Design group exhibition,

           supported by Rizzoli, Milan, Italy

2010/ 11   ‘New talents’ selected works by artists and designers, Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Koln, Germany

2010/ 11   ‘ La Belgique des Autre’, Group exhibition, CIVA hors les murs

             — Espace Architecture La Cambre Horta, Brussels, Belgium

2010   ‘Design Noir: 7 fictions for the museum’ Museum of Art Seoul National University(MoA), Seoul, South Korea

2010   ‘work in transit...’ summer group show, Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Koln, Germany

2009  ‘Permanent collection: selected works by artists / designers of the gallery’,

            Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Koln, Germany

2009  ‘Le design s’exporte’ Group exhibition, Les anciens abattoirs l’etable, Mons, Belgium

2009  ‘La Nature en Kit’ Museum of Design & contemporary Applied Art(MUDAC), Lausanne, Switzerland

2009  ‘Push Open The Door, The Sun Is Inside’ Milan FuoriSalone, Group Exhibition, Milan, Italy

2008  ‘La Belgique Des Autres’, Saint–Etienne International Design Biennale, France

2008  ‘Upcoming Korean Designers’, 100% DESIGN, London, UK

2008  ‘Design Telling Us Stories’, Group exhibition, 100% DESIGN, London, UK

2008  ‘Openlab/2.0’, Addictlab group exhibition, Johannesburg, South Africa

2007  ‘World Best Design Exchange’ DESIGN KOREA, Seoul

2007  ‘100 Designers Light’, GWANGJU DESIGN BIENNALE, South Korea

2006  ‘Spring is in the air’, Group exhibition, ADDICTLAB, Belgium

2006  ‘Nature v2.01’, Design for Europe Exhibition, Interieur Design Biennale, Kortrijk, Belgium

2006  ‘Square Tree Trunk’, Design&Bois, Namur Expo, Belgium

2006  ‘Park Design Brussels’, Exhibition of shortlisted projects, Brussels, Belgium

2005  ‘INNOVATION at the RCA’, Royal College of Art, London

2005  ‘TRAP BED’, installation, Public sculpture projects for a charity campaign on helping young homeless people, Centrepoint, London, UK

2005  ‘Design Products’, RCA graduate show, London

2005  ‘Living Space’ RCA group exhibition, Ron Arad presents, Internos, Milan, Italy

2005  ‘10 Around Town’ public sculpture project, outdoor touring exhibition, London, UK

 

 

SELECTED ART/DESIGN FAIRS

 

2017  'Impossible Trees' Ammann Gallery, The Salon Art + Design, New York, USA

2017  'Selected works by Ammann Gallery' Pavillion of Art + Design, London, UK

2017  'New Tree works' Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2017  'Tree study' Collective Design, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, New York, USA

2016  'Selected works' Design Miami/Miami, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Miami Beach, USA

2016  'Tree study' Salon Art + Design, New York, USA

2016  'New works' PAD LONDON, hosted by Ammann Gallery, London, UK

2016  'Selected works' Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2015  'Impossible Trees' Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Design Miami / Miami Beach, USA

2015  'Tree Study #03' Hosted by Ammann Gallery, The Salon Art + Design, New York, USA

2015  'Moon Tree' Hosted by Ammann Gallery, PAD London, UK

2015  'A Voice_42/56/64' Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2015  'A Voice' Collective Design, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, New York, USA

2014  'Selected works' Design Miami / Miami Beach, USA

2014  ‘Square Tree Trunk’ Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Ammann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2013  '1 Square Meter_Beijing,' Pavillion des Art & Design, Paris, Hosted by Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Paris, France

2012  'Land Project_China,' Design Miami/Basel, Hosted by Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2011   'Land Project_China' Pavillion of Art & Design London, Hosted by Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, London, UK

2009  ‘Nature V2.01 project’, Design Miami/Basel09, Hosted by Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

2006  Selected for ‘Design Leader: Best Upcoming Designers_4th Selection’

            by KIDP(Korea Institute of Design Promotion)

2006  ‘Park Design Brussels’, shortlisted, Brussels

2005  ‘Design For Our Future Selves Award’ Winner of 2 categories, RCA, London

            _Winner of the Lord Snowdon Award for Disability Projects

            _Winner of Nottingham Rehab Award for Independent Living

2005  ‘10 Around Town Project’ public sculpture competition, Winner of ‘Self-Healing’ Sun MicroSystems, London

 

 

 

COLLECTIONS

M+ Museum, Hong Kong