Hye-Seung Jung

Hye-Seung Jung is a visual artist based in Calgary, Canada. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally in exhibitions such as: DRYTIDE: Enacting Fluidity at Le 6B, Saint Denis, France; City of Wishes: Berlin at Prinzessinnengarten/Gartenstudio, Berlin, Germany; Wreck City: an epilogue for 819, Calgary, Canada; Tokyo Kitan at Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan; Floating Houses at artfoyer CAVIGELLI, Zurich, Switzerland; Memory and Place at A space Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Dwelling Along, at Truck Gallery, Canada. She has participated in multiple residency programs including The Banff Centre Creative Residency and International Art Studio Goyang Korea. She is also a recipient of a number of grants from Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Canada Council for the Arts. Her current artistic practice involves an observation of diverse built-environments as they relate to human interaction, a sense of belonging, and creation of culture. Jung attempts to examine societal values and culture embedded in built-environments and their impact on one’s identity and psychology. Employing various materials and process of working, she explores the themes of place, culture, a sense of community, and spirituality.


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