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Dawoon Kim

b. 1994, Seoul, KR

Lives and works in London, UK


2019 MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London

2016 BFA Media Arts, Seoul Institute of the Arts, South Korea

Selected Exhibitions and Projects:

2023 Deptford X 2023, Deptford Lounge, London, UK

2022 The London Open 2022, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2022 The Living Studio, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2021 Playful Futures, Valletta Contemporary, Valletta, MT

2021 Performing Dawns, Hoxton Gallery, London, UK

2019 Why do it together when you can do it alone?, Lewisham Arthouse, London, UK

2019 RCA Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2019 RAW: Research As Work, Hockney Gallery, London, UK

2018 Voices of Korean Contemporary Artists, Bargehouse Gallery, London, UK

2018 Offprint London, Tate Modern (Turbine Hall), London, UK

2018 Showpiece, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, DK

2018 WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2016 KIMDAEMON, Hello Museum, Seoul, KR


2022 Arts Council England DYCP grant, Selected

2021 The London Open, Selected

2021 Belfast Photo Festival, Shortlisted

2019 Source Graduate Photography, Selected

2019 RCA New Photography Prize, Winner

2019 Pic.London: After School Collective Strategies, Selected


2021 Opening, Issue 1

2019 Source, Issue 99

2018 Isthisit?, Issue 5

Online features:

The London Open 2022 - Interview: Dawoon Kim with Emily Butler

Whitechapel gallery - 46 artists announced for The London Open 2022

Der Greif - Guest Room: Selection by Holly Roussell

Opening - Opening with Dawoon Kim

Source - MA/MFA Selection by Caroline Hunter (Picture Editor, Guardian Weekend)

Der Greif - Guest Room: Selection by Mirjam Kooiman (Curator, Foam Amsterdam)  

Vogue - A selection from the RCA Graduate Show