Minja Gu’s works appear frail and intimate. She is predominately interested in what society uses and then discards. In addition to her physical artistic production she also initiates activities that run in parallel These included running the marathon at her leisure to complete it in a day-and-a-half, a time-period too slow and also not grandiose enough for the media to remain interested, and a ‘symposium’ on love that involved a quite plausible and again totally unspectacular 12 hour get-together for women of the same age on a roof-top.

Current Exhibitions

11 Aug — 09 Dec
The Korea Artist Prize is organized by MMCA with the support of the SBS Culture Foundation to select and support emerging artists in the Korean context, providing them with the opportunity to produce and...

Solo Shows

2013
Personal Reconstruction & Self Expression, Guminja Art Fair
– KimKim Gallery at Takeout Drawing, Seoul, South Korea

2011
Atlantic-Pacific co. – Moore Street Market, New York, US

2009
Identical times – Croft Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Group Shows

2012
Trading Futures – Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
The Cabinet in the Washing Machine – Seodaemun-gu Recycling Center, Seoul, Korea
Doing – Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2011
The 10th SongEun Art Award Show – SongEun Art Space, Seoul, Korea
Open studio – Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan, Korea
About books – KT&G Sangsang madang, Seoul, Korea
Open Studio – International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, NY, USA
Life, No Peace, Only Adventure – Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea

2010
Anyang Public Art Project 2010 – Anyang, Korea
Has the line killed the circle? – La general, Paris, France
2010. Residency parade – Incheon art platform, Incheon, Korea
The 10th Seoul International New Media Festival – Seoul space, Korea

2009
The game of respect – Gallery Sangsang -madang, Seoul, Korea
Saeng-gak – alternative space Banjiha, Daejeon, Korea
VIDEO; VIDE&O – Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea
A fair refereeing – 175 gallery, Seoul, Korea
NOW WHAT – Hamilton space, Seoul, Korea

2008
Ssamzie Open Studio exhibition : Ssamzie Space. Seoul, Korea
08 Taipei Biennial : Taipei fine art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
One and The Others – Hangar, Barcelona, Spain