달 장 dal jang : counting tombs for thirty days, pen drawing on paper (10” x 15” each page), digital montage, 2022 . Images provided by Korean Image Archive, Drawing documentation from the performance of iele paloumpis’ In place of catastrophe, a clear night sky.
Gyun Hur is an interdisciplinary artist and an educator whose experience as an immigrant daughter deeply fuels her practice.
Gyun completed Stove Works Residency, NARS Foundation Residency, Bronx Museum AIM Fellowship, Pratt Fine Arts Residency, BRICworkspace, Danspace Project Platform Writer-in-Residency, Ox-Bow Artist-in-Residency, Vermont Studio Center, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is the recipient of Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, Part Time Faculty Development Award (Parsons School of Design), Artadia Award, and the inaugural Hudgens Prize. Her works have been featured in Hyperallergic, The Cut, Art In America, Art Paper, Sculpture, Art Asia Pacific, Public Art Magazine Korea, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Yahoo! Tech, Huffington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Pelican Bomb, Creative Loafing, Jezebel, and The Atlantan. Her interest in art making in public space led her to various artist presentations at the TEDxCentennialWomen, the international street art conference Living Walls: The City Speaks, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The New School, and many others. Gyun has contributed as an artist-writer in fLoromancy, The Brooklyn Rail, and The Forgetory.
Born in South Korea, she moved to Georgia at the age of 13. She currently lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Parsons School of Design, The New School.