Hayoun Kwon

multimedia artist, South Korea

Hayoun Kwon

Hayoun Kwon is a multimedia artist and documentary director.

She was born in South Korea in 1981 and graduated from the Fresnoy – Studio national des Arts contemporains in 2011. She lives and works in France and in Korea.

The reflection on identity and borders is central to her previous works. She has focused more specifically on the construction of historical and individual memory and their ambivalent relationship to reality and fiction. Hayoun is fascinated by the artistic potential of virtual reality, a powerful medium capable of questioning objective truth.

Her film ‘Lack of evidence’ (2011) and ‘Village Model’ (2014) was awarded several times and shown at a number of film festivals including the Rotterdam International Film Festival.


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