Bongsu Park

Direction and Concept

Bongsu Park is a London-based Korean artist. Her recent work is founded on how our innermost thoughts may connect with other people’s and how these can be shared publicly. She studied at the Slade School of Fine Arts, UK and at l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France. She has exhibited internationally including Zona Maco Arte Contemporáneo-Sample, FIAC-cinéphémère, The Moving Image Istanbul, Barcelona LOOP, Gyungnam Art Museum in Changwon, South Korea and her performance work showed at Camden Arts Centre, Rosenfeld Porcini gallery and the Print Room Coronet Theatre in London. Her work finds its roots in the philosophy of her homeland South Korea and brings this into the context of contemporary western societies.

www.bongsupark.com

Anna Harsanyi

Dreamers' Gathering | Curator

Anna Harsanyi is a curator, educator, and arts manager. She is dedicated to presenting art in a non-art context and creating sites that invite participation from audiences outside of the art community. She has organized projects around The New School’s archives and collections, presented engagements within the historic Essex Street Market in New York's Lower East Side, collaborated with Sheetal Prajapati on a series of events centered around play, and was part of the team of curators who organized No Longer Empty's exhibition Through the Parlor in a former beauty salon in the Lower East Side. In 2014, she co-curated Hot & Cold: Revolution in the Present Tense, a public art project in Timișoara and Cluj, Romania which presented three artist projects responding to the 25th anniversary of the Revolution that ended Communism. Most recently, Anna worked as the Project Manager for the Guggenheim Social Practice initiative at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and she currently teaches at The New School.

Kim Suh-Young

Dreamers' Gathering | Dream Symposium | Speaker 

Dr. Kim Suh-Young

Ph.D. in Psychoanalysis

a Professor at Kwangwoon University

She received her Ph.D. in Psychoanalysis from the University of Sheffield (Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies). Her works include Reading Psychoanalysis with Films, The Patients of Freud, The room of My Unconscious, Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams, The Letters of Freud, How to Write a Dream Journal, and My Private Reading of Mythology.

Hea-Kyoung Koh

Dreamers' Gathering | Dream Symposium | Speaker 

HEA-KYOUNG KOH, Ph.D., (Korea) is the author of Interpretation of Korean Fairy Tales; Using Dreams to Transform Your Life; In the Beginning Was the Goddess; Dreamwork with Gwangju Trauma Victims; Understanding Dreams (in Korean). Dr Koh is an associate professor at the Healing and Counseling Graduate University in Seoul and heads The Academy of Myth And Dreams.

Noh Young-Yun

Dreamers' Gathering | Dream Symposium | Speaker 

Noh Young-Yun is a Korean Classical Literature scholar and visiting professor at Konkuk University Sang-Huh College. She wrote The Process of Creating Poetry using Korean Folklore and the Literary Therapeutic  Meaning(2010),  A Study on the Psychological Characteristics and Meanings of Urinating-dream Trade in Tales(2012) and The Effects of Self-discovery Career Programs Utilizing Photo Diaries and Picture Books on Career Exploration of College Students (2016).

Hongchul Byun

Dreamers' Gathering | Dreamer Auction | auctioneer

After graduating from the Department of Sculpture, Collage of Art at Seoul National University, he received an MA in Visual Arts Administration at New York University. He worked for various art exhibitions and events including Media City Seoul, the World Ceramic Biennale, and the Gwangju Biennale. In 2007 he established Graywall, Art Advisory & Collaboration Projects -It provides art consulting based on research on international art fairs and exhibitions; organizes collaboration projects connecting artists and corporations; realizes various creative ideas in collaboration with artists. He taught at curatorial study and art management program of Dongduk W. Univ. as a adjucnt professor. Also he works as a sales director of gallery Two Palms NY, specialized in unique print.

Jaeyoung Shin

Dreamers' Gathering | brainwave visualization

Jaeyoung Shin works in between the realms of sound and sight. 

He is a PhD. candidate in Music and Audio Research Group, Seoul National University. 

Through real time interactive media, he creates multi-sensory situations where the auditory and the visual converge and collide.

haihm

Dream Ritual | Dreamers' Gathering |  composer and sound design

haihm is an electronic musician, producer and DJ.
Born in Seoul, she grew up with a classical piano education. She has been working with artists from various fields, including visual arts, contemporary dance, film and collaboration with classical symphony orchestras. She recently released her third album, 'NOWHERE'.

Jineyeob Cha

Dream Ritual | choreography and performance

Jinyeob Cha is the artistic director of Collective A. Cha has worked with many international companies including Hofesh Shechter Company (UK), Galili Dance Company (Netherlands) and English National Opera productions (UK).

She received numerous awards, including 2014 Young Artist of the Year Award : Minister of Culture & Arts Merit Awards from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. She was commissioned as a choreography director of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, choreographing the opening and closing ceremonies.

Hazel Riley

Dreams and Dreaming workshop | contributor

Hazel Riley is an author, teacher and shamanic practitioner. She was the first to enter the labyrinth in Bongsu Park’s Internal Library project, drawn by her life long interest in myth, dreams and writing. Hazel has published two novels for young adults, Thanis (2000) and The Crying (2002). Born in Gateshead, she has lived in London for over forty years. She is currently teaching Art History on an Access to Higher Education Diploma at Kensington & Chelsea College. She has taught modules on healing, ritual and art to anthropology students. She is very interested in dance, especially companies and artists who explore the ritual, ancestral and sacred aspects of dance. Hazel has been keeping dream journals for over thirty years.

Roger Mcilroy

Dream Auction | auction advisor

Roger was the Chairman, Managing Director and auctioneer for Christie’s Australia and Asia since 1989, having joined the from in London in 1977. While with Christie’s, Roger presided over many significant and record-breaking auctions including The Collection of Sir Leon and Lady Trout (1989), Alan Bond’s Dallhold Collection (1992), The Harold E. Mertz Collection of Australian Art (2000), The W.R. Burge Collection (2006) and numerous major auctions in Asia. Since Christie’s departure from Australia, Roger has built a highly distinguished art consultancy in Australian and International works of art advising leading collectors both private and institutional. Roger continues to independently operate his privately-owned International and Australian art dealing and consultancy business alongside his auctioneering role at Deutscher and Hackett.

www.rogermcilroy.net

Charlie Collins

Dreame Prieview | sound artist

Charlie Collins is a creative percussionist, free polyrhythmic drummer, and sound artist, based in the UK. His work continues to explore the boundaries between pure sound and rhythm, frequently incorporating metal percussion and free improvisation. Early recordings for cult labels Industrial, Fetish, and Doublevision were soon followed by collaborations with many of the pioneers of free improvisation, while his interest in East Asian percussion and rhythm technique is displayed in current work with Ryoko Akama, komungo player Eun-Jung Kim, pianist Yoko Miura, Butoh dancer Tsukasa Kamidate, and visual artist Bongsu Park. He is one of a handful of musicians to have played both Derek Bailey’s Company Week and Top Of The Pops.

www.amespace.uk/artists-post/charlie-collins

Ryoko Akama

Dreame Prieview | sound artist

Ryoko Akama is a sound artist/composer/performer, who approaches minimalistic compositions that magnify silence, time and space and offer quiet temporal/spatial experiences. Her works examine delicate and fragile objects such as paper balloons and glass bottles, creating tiny occurrences that embody ‘almost nothing’ aesthetics. Her performance and installation works are comprised of automated mundane objects and simple electronics in order to produce spontaneous vibration activities. She runs melange edition label, amespace and co-edits mumei publishing.

www.ryokoakama.com