Artist in Residency at Jan Van Eyck Academie,
Maastricht, NL 2018/2019

Aram Lee was born 1986 in Seoul, and lives and works in Amsterdam. As an artist Lee’s focus has been on reinterpreting and repurposing the matter found within institutions. Her critical approach and research reconnect the suspended sequences of an object to the timeline of static things. Her performative events, and video installations reshapes the complex trajectories of objects and images into complex socio-political systems by shifting power structure. Her recent presentation include ‘La Grande transformation’, La Friche, Goethe Institute, Marseille(2019)’, ‘Landscape with bear’, de Appel, Amsterdam(2019), ‘Elsewheres Within Here’, Framer Framed, Amsterdam(2019), ’Inside out, Forecast’, Haus der Kulturen welt(HKW), Berlin (2018), And she was artist in residence at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (2018-2019).

Exhibitions
2019
‘Elsewheres Within Here’, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, 27.9.2019-7.1.2020 
‘La Grande Transformation’, La friche, Goethe Institute, Marseille, 31.5-8.6.2019 
‘Landscape with Bear’, de Appel, Amsterdam, 3.5-1.6.2019
OPEN STUDIOS Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, 14.3-16.3.2019
‘Design im Kunstverein’, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, 14.1-20.1.2019

2018
‘Inside out, forecast’, Haus der Kulturen der Welt(HKW), Berlin, 7.5-22.5 2018
Contextile’, Bienal de arte têxtil contemporânea, Guimarães, 19.9-20.10.2018
‘Ein und zwanzig’, German Design council, Tortona, Milano, 14.4-22.4.2018

2017
‘Mined’, Design academy Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, 21.10-29.10.2017
‘Project Studio ZZM’, Zuiderseemuseum, Einkuizen, 1.4-29.6.2017

2016
‘Dream Factory’, Vertical Gallery Plug in City, Dutch design week, Eindhoven, 22.10-30.10.2016

2014
‘Zollamt’, Zollamt studios in Offenbach, 20.8-1.9.2014
‘Kappus soap factory’, Kappus soap factory, Offenbach, 18.7-20.7.2014
‘Das unangreifbare war noch nie so meins’, Galerie stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, 17.2-16.4.2014

Workshop, Event
2019
‘Tropical, Objects, Turns’, New alphabet school, Haus der Kulturen Welt(HKW), Berlin, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, 19 Oct, 10 Nov, 14 Dec, 2019 [Forthcoming]
‘Busting Ghost’ at M4 Gastaterlier, Tetterode, Amsterdam, 1.7.-31.10.2019
‘Post Ghost Bust‘, Lumier, Jan van Eyck academie, Maastricht, 29.1-5.2.2019
‘(UN-)LEARNING PLACE’, Haus der Kulturen Welt(HKW), Berlin, 9.1-13.1.2019

2018
THEA SEGALL.(Un)edited_ , Collaborative publication, Jan van Eyck Academie, Witte de With, Rotterdam/Maastricht

Lectures and artist talks
2019
‘Post Ghost Bust - Tales of the Hauntinig victims’, Symposium, Jan van Eyck academie, Maastricht, 9.9.2019
‘Something or other’, (Lecturer) Symposium, School of Design, London College of Communication, UAL: , London, 1.2.2019

2018
‘The creative blur: Between design practice and design in the Museum’, Symposium, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg(MKG), Hamburg, 18.10-19.10.2018
‘Fantastic Forgeries’, (Guest tutor), Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, 2018
‘Performance Making and the Archive’, Symposium, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, 16.3.2018

2017
‘Design, Archives and genealogy’ round table, Dutch design week, Design academy eindhoven, Eindhoven
‘OnsBank’, Presentation, Het Institute, Amsterdam

Publication (Published book)
Landscape with bear, de Appel, Amsterdam, 2019
Post Ghost Bust, Charles Nyples Lab, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, 2019
From Pluto to Pyeongyang, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, 2019

Education
Cum laude, Nominated for Gijs Bakker Award, Master of Contextual Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, NL 2017
Vordiplom of Fine Arts, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, GER 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Korea National University of arts, KR 2012