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Born in Seoul, Korea, Youngsuk Suh has received his BFA at Pratt Institute and his MFA at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. His photographic work addresses the complicated nature of the human involvement in managing natural resources and the shifting concepts of nature in the contemporary society. Over the last 10 years he has completed two major projects, Instant Traveler and Wildfires. He had solo exhibitions with Haines Gallery, San Francisco, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, and Gallery ON, Seoul, Korea. His work was also shown at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Seoul International Photography Festival. He has been Assistant Professor in the Studio Arts Department since 2006. He is currently working on his new project, Let Burn, a photo + video series on controlled fires.
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.
Editor's Note: This photo appears in The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography, Vol. 2 »
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