Speculative designer based in the Hague

Education

2015-2017
Master of Contextual Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
*awarded Cum Laude

2007-2014
Bachelor of Interior Design, Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea
*graduate with honors


selected experience

2022
(upcoming) ‘Dreamers of the Playscape’ funded by Arts council Korea&Dutch Culture, The Netherlands
‘Transcrossing Identities’ commisioned by Kazerne gallery, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
‘Kim’s four campaign promises’ funded by Arts council Korea, Corner gallery, South Korea
2021
‘Hamel Residency’ funded by Arts council Korea & Stimuleringsfonds, Post territory Ujeongguk, South Korea
‘Sunnyside up’ Participant and Exhibition curating, supported by Cultuur Eindhoven, Plan-B, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2019
‘Tracing Border’ Participant and Space Curator, Temporary Art Center, The Netherlands
2018
‘Competitive Light’ Participant and Coordinator, Glow Eindhoven, Temporary Art Center, The Netherlands
‘Competitive Light’ Participant and Coordinator,Temporary Art Center, The Netherlands
‘Nacht van de dictatuur’ Prodemos,The Hague, The Netherlands
‘Materialist’ group exhibition, Designday, Maastricht, The Netherlands
‘Materialist’ group exhibition, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
‘Materialist’ group exhibition,YKSI Expo, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
‘Materialist’ group exhibition, OBJECT Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
establishment of independent design studio ‘Kim&Soyoun’ 
2017
‘Kazerne Selected Participants’, Kazerne gallery, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
‘MINED’ Dutch Design Week 2017, Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands
‘Conflicting Designs round table’ Jan Boelen (Head of social Design Masters, at Design Academy Eindhoven), Lelya Kimel, Irene Stracuzzi, Nadine Botha, DDW2017, Arena, The Netherlands


selected achievement

2022
‘International Joint grant’ between the Netherlands-South Korea, Arts council Korea & Dutch Culture, South Korea & The Netherlands
‘The starting grant of Design’ Stimuleringfonds, The Netherlands
2021
‘Multidicipline Art Reboot fund’ Kim’s four promises, Arko arts council Korea, South Korea
‘International culture exchange grant’ Hamel Residency, Arko arts council Korea, South Korea
2020
‘DMZ eco museum project grant’ for Pavel, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, South Korea
‘The starting grant of Internationalization’ Hamel Residency., Stimuleringfonds, The Netherlands
‘The research grant’ Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culutre, The Netherlands
2018
‘ein-und-zwanzig Shortlist’ German Design Council, Germany

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