Moo Kwon Han was born in Gyeongju, Korea and is based in New York currently. He received an M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in 2006 and a B.F.A. from Dongguk University, Korea. He is a video artist and his digital fantasy is a Digging for the Truth and Awakening Stage. He explores by animating performance on synthetic reality. His work has been influenced by Asian literature and European philosophy. Han has had solo shows at Kyungin Museum of Fine Art, Seoul, CUE Art Foundation, and Doosan Gallery New York. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2008 and participated in residencies at LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island, Art OMI International Artists Residency, and CUE Art Foundation and was a Smack Mellon Hot Pick. He was awarded a Puffin Foundation Grant and New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship in Digital/Electronic Arts in 2009.
Image credit: Han, Equalizer, 2010