SIM CHEOL-WOONG was born 1958 in South Korea and lives between Los Angeles and Seoul, working predominately in digital video and often employs special effects in his videos. He studied at UCLA receiving MA in Art History in 1990 and MFA in Visual Communication in 1994. Woong works mainly in digital video and often explores special effects in his image making. Sim has made nine solo exhibitions solo and presented works in various exhibitions such as Gwangju Biennale, 2000; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France, 2006; Busan Biennale, 2006; Seoul Museum of Art, 2008; Museum of Art, Seoul National University 2009; SAMUSO, Artsonje Center Art Hall, 2010; Museum of Art Seoul National University (MoA), Seoul and in 2011 at the Costa Rica National Museum, San Jose.
Sim’s work “An/other River” (2011) is featured in MAAP’s 2014 international touring exhibition LANDSEASKY:revisiting spatiality in video art .