Shinuk Suh

 
 

Shinuk Suh (South Korea, 1988) examines the ideology that his family, church, school, and the army (the state apparatus) in South Korea infused into him. He has felt a sense of deprivation in feeling the difference between his character and the ideological human image imposed onto him. He felt like a person who had fallen out of society. This ongoing sense of deviation often makes him flee from reality. His work also involves dream analysis. The personal trauma he has experienced in the process of recognizing the difference between trying to become the ‘ideal’ human (desirable role model) that was imposed on him from his background, and the ‘ideal human’ that is borne out by his subsequent experiences that have troubled his unconsciousness to such an extent that it has caused him to have recurring nightmares.

 

Exhibitions

2019

Sunday Art Fair, Duo booth with Alexi Marshall, Daniel Benjamin Gallery, London, UK

Unit 1 | Workshop, London, UK (Upcoming)

Salon of Conviviality, White Rooms Foundation, Moscow, Russia

Pareidolia, Space Station Gallery and Daniel Benjamin Gallery, London, UK

Degree Show at Slade MFA: Sculpture, UCL, London, UK

Invisible Balance (SOLO), Daniel Benjamin Gallery, London, UK

Call that Art, Old Parcel Art Space, Scarborough, UK

2018     

Slade School MA/MFA Interim Show 2018, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

Low Entertainment, Arch 5, London, UK

The Solo Award group exhibition of shortlisted artists 2018, The Cello Factory, London, UK

Sex! Human Construction, Human Connection, Crypt Gallery, London, UK

All Sorts, Degree Art Gallery, London, UK

 

2017     

Slade School MA/MFA Open Studio 2017, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

Come CSM, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London, UK

Commixture, 5thBase Gallery, London, UK

CSM Open Studio 2017, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London, UK

 

2016     

Intimacy, Brooks and Groves, London, UK

Sacred Blue, Rag Factory, London, UK

CSM Open Studio 2016, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London, UK

 

2015     

Come Closer, Apiary Studios, London, UK

CSM Open Studio 2015, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London, UK

 

2014    

C.C.W Foundation Degree Show 2014, Camberwell College of Art and Design, London, UK

Residencies

Unit 1 | Workshop, London, UK

Art Biesenthal, Biesenthal, Germany

Awards

 

2018     

Shortlist for Solo Award (Chiara Williams Contemporary Art), UK

Shortlist for Artist’s Collecting Society Bursary Prize, UK

Publications

  

Artist Introduction, ArtMaze Magazine, Issue #9

Artist Interview, Floorr Magazine, Issue #17

 

Education

 

2019     

MFA Sculpture Slade School of Fine Art (University of London)

2017     

BA (Hons) Fine Art Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design (First Class Honours)

2014    

Foundation Diploma University of the Arts London / C.C.W