A total of 776 entries received for the 2022 UK X Germany Korean Cultural Centre, Open call 2022.
Gasworks Director Alessio Antoniolli, Chisenhale Gallery Director Dr. Zoé Whitley, the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg Director Dr. Andreas Beitin, and Curator and member of the research team responsible for the collection of the National Gallery at the Hamburger Bahnhof Dr. Sven Beckstette all participated in the screening and six artists were appointed.
We sincerely thank all the artists who entered our competition. The successful applicants are listed below:
Iden Sengyoung, Kim
Kyungmin Sophia, Son
Alessio Antoniolli/ Director of Gasworks
Alessio Antoniolli is the Director of Gasworks, where he leads a programme of exhibitions, international residencies and participatory events. He is also the Director of Triangle Network, a world-wide network of visual art organisations that work together to create artists’ exchanges and to share knowledge with each other. He has lectured widely and has been part of many juries including the 2019 Turner Prize.
Dr. Zoé Whitley/ Director of Chisenhale Gallery
Dr. Zoé Whitley is Director of Chisenhale Gallery. A leading non-profit space founded by artists in London’s East End, Chisenhale produces and commissions new works of art. Exhibitions to her credit include co-curating Elijah Pierce’s America (Barnes Foundation), curating the British Pavilion (Venice Biennale 2019) and cocurating the award-winning international touring exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. She writes widely on contemporary artists. Zoé is a trustee of Creative Access and Decolonising Arts Institute. Her prior roles include Senior Curator (Hayward Gallery), Curator, International Art (Tate Modern) and Curator of Contemporary Programmes (V&A).
Dr. Andreas Beitin/ Director of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
Dr. Andreas Beitin is Director of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. Prior to this, he was a Director of the Ludwig Forum for International Art in Aachen, Chairman of the Advisory Board for Visual Arts at the GoetheInstitut, and curator then Director of the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art in Karlsruhe. For many years, Dr. Beitin has served on various art juries and scientific committees (including the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), RWE Foundation, Volkswagen Foundation).
Dr. Sven Beckstette/ Curator and member of the research team responsible for the collection of the National Gallery at the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin
Dr. Sven Beckstette is a curator and member of the research team responsible for the collection of the National Gallery at the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin. Dr. Beckstette previously worked as a managing editor of the Berlin art magazine “Texte zur Kunst” from 2010 to 2012, of which he is a member of the advisory board. From 2012 to 2016, he was a curator at the Museum of Art in Stuttgart, where he oversaw the extensive Otto Dix collection and the Museum Haus Dix, the Lake Constance branch.