Jeongin Kim


Jeongin Kim is a photographer whose work focuses on relationships and communication between living beings. She first explored commercial photography and graphic design fields for four years since receiving a degree in visual communication design. Following that, she began a career at Datz Press, a publishing house based in Seoul, South Korea. There, Kim devoted six years to publishing art books, where she enhanced her focus and keen interest in fine art photography. With all that accumulated knowledge and strong aspirations, she held her first solo show in April 2018, which was accompanied by a photobook featuring the exhibited work spanning five years. Kim currently resides and works in Seoul, South Korea.


Education

2008  BA / Visual Communication Design, School of Arts, Hong-Ik University, Seoul


Publication

2018  Silent Prayer by Datz Press


Solo Exhibition

2018  Silent Prayer, D’Front Space @ D’ARKROOM, Seoul


Presentations, Workshops

2018  Photobook Publishing, Jungjin Lee: ECHO - Exhibition Program, @MMCA, Seoul

2018  FNL#12 Book Talk, Silent Prayer - Exhibition Program, @D’ARKROOM, Seoul

2018  Independent Publishing for Photographers, @KT&G Academy, Seoul


Awards, Patronage

2018  Seoul Foundation of Arts and Culture / First Art Support (Visual Art)

2008  Output Project, Germany / Special Distinction, Graduation Catalog, Photography

2006  Fuji Japan Photo Contest / Special Prize

2005   Kodak Japan Professional Photo Contest / Special Prize


Interviews

2011 Culture &Design Magazine, g-colon / Artist Interview


Work Experiences


Datz Press / Project Manager

Nov 2011 – Feb 2018

www.datzpress.com

Seoul, Korea


L. Y. Investment Company / Designer, Photographer

Jun 2010 – May 2011

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Shufunotomo Studio / Studio staff

Sep 2006 – Nov 2007

Tokyo, Japan