Soon-mi Yoo

Title: Assistant Professor


Degrees: BA, Yonsei University, Korea ; MFA, Massachusetts Collge of Art and Design

Exhibitions: San Francisco Cinémathèque, San Francisco, CA 2006; Cinema Project, Portland, OR, 2005 ; The Coolidge Corner Theatre, Balagan Experimental Film & Video Series, Brookline, MA, 2005Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA 2005; Mass College of Art Film Society, Boston, MA ; 2004 Silver Eye Center for Photography: Seeking saf (single asian female), Pittsburgh, PA, 2004; Casula Power House, Nam Bang! Exhibition, Australia, 2009; Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Austrailia, 2009; Courtisane festival, Ghent, Belgium, 2009; Anthology Film Archive, New York City, 2008; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, CA, 2008; UC Irvine University Gallery, transPOP: Korea Vietnam Remix, CA, 2008; Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2008; International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhousen, Germany, 2008; Cinéma du réel, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 2008; Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008; ARKO Art Center, transPOP: Korea Vietnam Remix, Seoul, South Korea, 2007; London Film Festival, UK, 2007; The Images Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2007 ; Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis, MO, 2007; Busker Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007; New York Film Festival, Views from the Avant-garde:  DANGEROUS SUPPLEMENT, Lincoln Center, NY 2006; Pacific Film Archive, DANGEROUS SUPPLEMENT, Berkeley, CA 2006; International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, DANGEROUS SUPPLEMENT, Oberhausen, Germany, 2006; International Film Festival Rotterdam, DANGEROUS SUPPLEMENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2006; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Women of Color Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2006;San Diego Museum of Art, Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, San Diego, CA, 2005; Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX, 2005; Pacific Film Archive, Ssitkim: talking to the dead, Berkeley, CA 2005;  The Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, Chicago, IL, 2005;  Olympia Film Festival, Olympia, WA, 2005;  The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Claremont, CA, 2005; Academie Schloss Solitude, "Memory and Migration," Stuttgart, Germany, 2005; International Film Festival Rotterdam, Ssitkim: talking to the dead, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2005;  The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Foreign Affairs, Woodstock, NY, 2005; New York Film Festival, Views from the Avant-garde: ISAHN, Lincoln Center, NY 2004;  New York Video Festival: Ssitkim: talking to the dead, Lincoln Center, NY, 2004; Seattle Art Museum: Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, Seattle, WA, 2004; Pittsburgh Filmmakers: Ssitkim: talking to the dead, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004; The International Center of Photography: Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, New York, 2003; Visual Studies Workshop: Positions 38: Korean-American Crossings, Rochester, NY, 2003; The Photography Institute: Through Our Lenses, New York, 2003; Boston Center for the Arts: Hybrid IDs, Boston, MA 2001; Work Gallery: Belief, San Jose, CA 2001; Guild Hall Museum: The Korean War: Fifty Years Later, East Hampton, NY, 2001; Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College Of Art: Seeking saf, Photography, Video, and Mixed Media, MFA Thesis Exhibition, 1999; Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Hill: Comfort Women of W.W.II: An Indisputable Tragedy, Washington, DC, 1998;  Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art: Trial by Space, 1998; Photographic Resource Center: Little Sisters of the Holy Family, Boston, MA, 1998; Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art: Promise, 1997; Seattle International Film Festival: Do Roo (Circling Back), Seattle, WA, 1995; Hawaii International Film Festival: Do Roo (Circling Back), HONOLULU, 1995; Asian American International Film Festival: Do Roo (Circling Back), New York, NY, 1995; San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival: Do Roo (Circling Back), San Francisco, CA, 1995; Northwest Film and Video Film Festival: Do Roo (Circling Back), Portland, OR, 1994; Seoul Short Film Festival: Do Roo (Circling Back), Seoul, Korea, 1994; PBS Broadcast, KCTS TV: Do Roo (Circling Back), Seattle, WA, 1994.

Collections: New York University, New York, NY; The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA;
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Publications: Comfort Women Speak, Testimony by Sex Slaves of the Japanese Military, Sangmie Choi Schellstede, ed. (New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, 2000);  Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, Coco Fusco, Brian Wallis, ed. (Harry N. Abrams, 2003); War and Women, Hyuna Kim (Seoul: Summerhill Publishers, 2004); Where She Is, Hyuna Kim (Seoul: Homi Publishers, 2008)

Awards/Prizes: Pat Doran Scholarship, Massachusetts College of Art, 1997; The Corcoran Alumni Award for Excellence, Corcoran School of Art, 1997.

Grants/Residencies: Rockefeller Foundation, Media Arts Fellowship, 2006; The Corporation of Yaddo, residency fellowship, 2000; Woodstock A-I-R fellowship, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, 2004; MacDowell Colony, residency fellowship, 2001; The Corporation of Yaddo, residency fellowship, 2000; The American Photography Institute, the National Graduate Seminar Fellowship, 1999; The National Asian American Telecommunications Association Grant, 1994.