About, as one participating project of âCity States', represents a group of internationally working Asian artists from Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore to New York, Bremen andLondon. The Korean Cultural Centre UK (London) and Alternative Space LOOP (Seoul) representing the Republic of Korea, have invited ten internationally working Korean artists and have nominated ten other artists to join the project.
17th September 2010, Korean Ambassador CHOO, Hazel Williams(Lord Mayor Liverpool), Paula Ridley (Chair, Liverpool Biennial), Lewis Biggs (Artistic Director, Liverpool Biennial), Paul Domela (Programme Director, Liverpool Biennial) attends the official opening of at the CUC (contemporary Urban Centre) in Liverpool and many people expressed their keen interest about Korean media art works.
The exhibition is curated by Stephanie Seungmin KIM (KCC UK) and Jinsuk SUH (ASL). Other participating curators (nominators) are Eugene TANG and Leng LIN.
Highlighting the aspects of Media Art, the same works can also be seen in a different format exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre from 27thOctober to 20th November, 2010.
The contributing artists for the exhibition Media Landscape, Zone East are, in alphabetical order: CHUN Kyungwoo (Korea), FONG Silas (Hong Kong), HO Tzu Nyen (Singapore), HU Xiaoyuan (China), IZUMI Taro (Japan), JUNG Yumi (Korea), KIM Kira (Korea), KIM Young Eun (Korea), KOO Jeong A (Korea), KUSWIDANANTO Augustomis a.k.a JOMPET (Indonesia), MA Qiusha (China), MIOON (Korea), OH Min (Korea), PARK Junebum, (Korea), SAKAKIBARA Sumito(Japan), SHIN Kiwoun (Korea), TAGUCHI Yukihiro (Japan), WU Chi-Tsung (Taiwan), YI Hyunchul (Korea), ZHAO Yao(China).