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Teramachi, Nomachi, Izumi area Ishibiki area

Gimhongsok

Drawing for SUN AND WIND STORE, 2018, © Gimhongsok, Courtesy of the artist

Drawing for SUN AND WIND STORE, 2018, © Gimhongsok, Courtesy of the artist

Born in 1964 in Seoul, Korea, and currently lives and works there. Solo exhibitions include REDCAT (Los Angeles); Artsonje Center (Seoul); and Plateau, Samsung Museum (Seoul). He has participated in group exhibitions such as the 50th and 51st Venice Biennales (2003 and 2005); the 10th Istanbul Biennale (2007); the 4th, 6th and 9th Gwangju Biennale (2002, 2006 and 2012); the 10th Lyon Biennale (2009); the 7th Asia Pacific Triennale of Contemporary Art (2012); Yokohama Triennale 2014; “Brave New Worlds,” Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, 2007); “Laughing in a Foreign Language,” Hayward gallery (London, 2008); “Your Bright Future,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Museum of Fine Art, Houston (2009); “All About Laughter,” “All You Need Is Love,” Mori Art Museum (2007, 2013); “Xijing Is Not Xijing, Therefore Xijing Is Xijing,” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (2016); and “Theater of the World,” Guggenheim Museum, New York (2017).

Access

Venue 1 (Teramachi/Nomachi/Izumi area): Tea House in Nishi Chaya, 2-25-19 Nomachi

  • Access: HOKUTETSU Local-line Bus: Take a bus from Korinbo (ATRIO mae) → Get off at Hirokoji (6 min. ride). Walk in 5 min.
  • Bus number: 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 53, 55.

For Tea House in Nishi Chaya, please use the Nishi Chaya sightseeing parking and bicycle parking.


Venue 2 (Ishibiki area): Former Rice Store in Ishibiki, 2-19-12 Ishibiki

  • Access: HOKUTETSU Local-line Bus: Take a bus from Hirosaka/21st Century Museum→ Get off at Kodatsuno (7 min. ride). Walk in 2 min.
  • Bus number: 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 43.