The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2011, BFA
Hyounsang Yoo was born in Seoul, Korea. Yoo is an interdisciplinary artist who currently lives and works in Chicago. His works explore relationships between history and ideas of production of reality as related to images and mass media through photography, video, installation and sculpture.
Yoo explores relationships between history and ideas of production of reality through photography, video, installation and sculpture. His work has been exhibited in the Bridge Art Fair, NY; EXPO Chicago; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, among others. He has received several awards including the Snider Prize Museum of Contemporary Photography; Chicago, International Photography Awards, PhotoSpiva and Selected Artists Belt, Korea. Yoo received his BFA and MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute Chicago, where he is an instructor in the Contemporary Practice and Photography departments.