The world of Dansaekhwa: Spirit, tactility and performance

Yoon Jin Sup, the acknowledged authority on the 20th-century movement of Dansaekhwa, traces its resurgence today as an expression of the enduring presence of ancient culture in this outwardly most material of societies

Dr Yoon Jin Sup is the consulting editor on Korea: Contemporary art now. His curatorial work includes the 1st and 2nd Gwangju biennales, the 2004 Media Art Biennale of Seoul, Sāo Paulo Biennale. His books include Body Speaks (2009), A Study of Korean Modernism (1997), Performance Art: Its Theory and Reality (1995). He was President AICA Korea 2014, South Korea, and honorary professor, Sydney College of the Arts.

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