YANG-AH HAM

Born in Seoul (South Korea), 1968
Lives & works in New York (United States)
Very active in: 90s, 2000s, Current decade


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Yang-ah Ham was born in 1968 in Seoul, Korea. After studies in Seoul, she moved to New York, where she received an M.A. from New York University in 1997. Her video work has been included in exhibitions throughout Korea, including shows at the Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul; Seoul Arts Center; Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art; Busan Metropolitan Museum of Art; and the Asian American Art Center, New York.

I her videos, she works a lot with investigations of the nature and how it functions. In that, themes as passing of time and cyclises are central subjects for her movies and her investigations. As a new development Ham has begun concentrating on the human?s nightly dreaming, as another natural cycle of the nature as well as a passing of time.