Soko Hwang(B.1986, Seoul) lives and works in Helsinki

Group exhibitions and events

2020             Expanded Cinema, curated by Kino club, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland

2019             Construction of a New Body, curated by Kurant, Kurant mini art festival, Tromsø, Norway

                     Terra Incognita, Museum of Impossible Forms collaborate with Kontula Electronic Festival, Helsinki, Finland (curating and organising) 

2018             AV CLUB: Moving image night, curated by UWAS, Otaniemi Night of Arts, Otaniemi, Finland
                     Thinking Utopias, curated by Christopher Wessels, M{IF} Museum of Impossible Form, Helsinki, Finland

2015             Public meeting Meeting publics, Group event, Aalto university, Espoo, Finland
                     GAP_Practice in contexts, Space for free arts, Helsinki, Finland
                     25x25x25, UDLAP university, San Andrés Cholula, Mexico
                     Free Trade Art(performance intervention), Itakeskus Shopping center, Espoo, Finland
2013             Sculpture now, Aalto university, Helsinki, Finland
2011             I spy, Boisbuchet, France
2010             Pronobo Publico, Hongik university degree show, Seoul, South Korea
2009             Vivim (Mix & Max), Junior year exhibition, Seoul, South Korea
                     I’m an Alien, Boisbuchet, France

Working experiences

02 - 08.2020  Organising and production of exhibitions and events, internship, HIAP(Helsinki International Artist Program), Helsinki, Finland

01 - 12.2020  Board, Museum of Impossible Forms, Helsinki, Finland

05 - 05.2019  Poster and brochure design for an event: Terra Incognita, Museum of Impossible Forms, Helsinki, Finland

05 - 05.2019  3D design of exhibition for Design Virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Amsterdam, Netherland

05 - 05.2018  3D design of exhibition for Design Virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Amsterdam, Netherland

06 - 06.2017  3D design of exhibition for Design Virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Amsterdam, Netherland
03 - 04.2016  3D design of exhibition for Design Virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Amsterdam, Netherland
06 - 08.2014  Object design, Design Virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Amsterdam, Netherland
05 - 08.2014  Product design for KIA motorshow in Paris, KIA, Seoul, South Korea
11 - 02.2014  Object design, Design Virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Helsinki, Finland
04 - 12.2013  Spacial design, Koryodang, Seoul, South Korea, Helsinki, Finland
06 - 07.2012  Object design, Design virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Seoul, South Korea
01 - 04.2012  Product design, Zeta design tableware, Brussel, Belguim
02 - 05.2012  Design internship in Design virus. Pieke Bergmans studio, Amsterdam, Netherland

 

Design awards

2011              Shortlist in ‘a life with future computing - lifebook’ category, Fujitsu Design Award 2011 with designboom, Japan

                      Finalist in ‘students - conceptual design’ category, IDEA(International Design Excellence Awards), USA
2010              Silver prize in ‘sustainable design’ category, Spark Awards (Auto Desk), USA
                      Citizen prize 1st in ‘product design’ category, Seoul International Design Competetion, South Korea

                      Special prize in ‘product design’ category, Seoul International Deisng Competetion, South Korea
                      Special prize in ‘mobility accessary’ category, Seoul International Bicycle Competetion, South Korea
                      Complimentary prize in ‘mobility accessary’ category, Seoul International Bicycle Competetion, South Korea

Grants

2019              Taike: Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant, Finland

2015              Aalto University, project and exhibition grant, Finland

2014              Erasmus trainnee grant, Finland

Education

2012 - 2017   Master of Arts, Applied Art and Design, Aalto University, School of Art, Design, Architecture, Helsinki, Finland

2005 - 2012   B.F.A Product Design, Hongik university of design & media, Jochiwon, South Korea 

 

Soko Hwang's portfolio 2018