Hyonchang Lee is a photographer based in Seoul, South Korea. Since studying photography at art school, Lee has strived to be a keen observer with a flexible attitude toward images. Focusing on what have been excluded from the dominant narrative, Lee's work seeks to explore the subtle surfaces and depths of contemporary society in diverse contexts.

Exhibitions and Projects
2023 Mini Print Cantabria, Faro Cabo Mayor Art Center, Santander, Spain
2023 Scene and Meaning, Valid World Hall, Barcelona, Spain
2023 Narrativas, Echo's Studio, São Paulo, Brazil
2022 Chania International Photo Festival, Grand Arsenal, Chania, Greece
2022 A/Symmetrical, Krom Art Gallery, Rome, Italy
2022 Political Statement, Millepiani, Rome, Italy
2021 Various Others, Florida Lothringer 13, Munich, Germany
2021 Print It, Aire Place Studios, Leeds, United Kingdom
2021 Wonderful Days for All, Yangcheon Cultural Center, Seoul, South Korea
2021 The Value, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea
2021 Instability and Precariousness, Millepiani, Rome, Italy
2020 Lo-Fi, Hardy & Nance Studios, Houston, TX, United States
2020 Publishing as Method, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, South Korea
2020 Unshakable Kingdom, Outhouse, Seoul, South Korea
2020 Mirrors and Reflections, Millepiani, Rome, Italy
2020 Burning Ixxues, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong
2020 The Art of Photography, Valid World Hall, Barcelona, Spain
2019 Brexitfest 2.0, Fish Factory Art Space, Penryn, United Kingdom
2019 ESPY Photography Award, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, United Kingdom
2019 Everything I Ever Learnt, Art at the ARB, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2019 The Lyin' Politicians Festival, Fish Factory Art Space, Penryn, United Kingdom
2019 WAV Venice, Palazzo Michiel, Venice, Italy
2018 Photomonth East London, The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
2018 Batumi Photo Days, Batumi Boulevard, Batumi, Georgia
2018 Asian Students and Young Artists Art Festival, DDP, Seoul, South Korea
2018 Flesh and Bones, Space Heem, Busan, South Korea

Awards and Grants
2019 ESPY Photography Award, Shortlisted
2019 WAV Venice Awards, Photography Category Winner
2018 Space Heem Exhibition Grant



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