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  KUM SONI
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Global Japanese Studies
   Position   Assistant Professor (non-tenured)
■ Books and Papers
1. 2016/01 Other 「Still Hear the Wound II (video work)」
As a DVD inserted inside the back cover of the book Still Hear the Wound 「Still Hear the Wound: Toward an Asia, Politics, Art to Come」Selected Essays by Chongwha Lee   
2. 2013/01 Book "Flower of the Potato" From the book “Representation of Woman in Asia; Colonialism, War, Woman, Representation” Edited by Megumi Kitahara   (Collaboration) 
3. 2011/12 Article Spiritual Activism and Art: “Art Pilgrimage”   (Collaboration) 
4. 2011/03 Article Doctoral Thesis: "Animal Paths: Where Animals and Plants Flourish in the Chasm of Division"   (Single) 
5. 2009/06 Other Zanshō no oto II (Still Hear the Wound II (video work) As a DVD inserted inside the book Zanshō no oto: ‘Ajia, seiji, a-to’ no mirai e   
■ Conference Presentations
1. 2019/06/22 Symposium: Socially Engaged Art: Soni Kum's "Morning Dew" Project (Tokyo University of Arts, the Arts Studies and Curatorial Practices program at the Graduate School of Global Arts)
2. 2013/07 Communion ("Representation, Art, and Gender," Osaka University, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (PI: Megumi Kitahara), "Research on Visual Representation of Female Artists from the Perspective of 'Migration'.)
3. 2012/01/27 Art, Performance, and Activism, In Conversation: Yoshiko Shimada and Soni Kum (Japan Foundation Visual Arts and Artists Series, London, UK)
4. 2011/12 Memory and Representation of War (Gender Research Group, Institute of International Language and Culture, Ritsumeikan University)
5. 2011/11/02 Spiritual Activism and Art: “Art Pilgrimage” (Arts Education & Practice based Research Symposium, Korea National Research Center for Arts, Korea National University of Arts)
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2006/04~2011/03 Inter Media Art, Graduate School, Division of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, Completed, Doctor of Fine Arts
2. 2002/09~2005/05 〔Master degree program〕 Film and Video, Film and Video, California Institute of the Arts, Completed, Master of Fine Arts
■ Career History
1. 2016/04~2017/03 Kingston University Department of Art and Architecture Sponsored Researcher
2. 2012/03~2015/08 Yonsei University Undergraduate joint majors Lecturer
3. 2012/03~2015/06 Kyunghee University Humanitus College Lecturer
4. 2014/09~2015/02 Yonsei University Graduate School of Communication & Art Lecturer
5. 2011/09~2014/08 Chung-Ang University, School of Fine Arts Department of Korean Painting Lecturer
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■ Major Subjects
Media Arts
■ researchmap Researcher Code
R000027934
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 2019/04~2020/11  Morning Dew – A joint project between the artist and ex-“returnees” who defected from North Korea to Japan  (Key Word : )
2. 2016/04~2017/04  The possibility of approaching the soul in performance art (London, UK) <Pola Art Foundation Overseas Study Program for Young Artists>  (Key Word : )
3. 2014/06~2014/08  The Ritual and the death in Contemporary Arts, Gertrude Contemporary  (Key Word : )
4. 2011/07~2012/12  "Art workshop for marriage migrants from Southeast Asia living in South Korea by inviting an artist from the Philippines" and "Art workshop with dancers and youths from North Korea living in South Korea" (Supported by Seoul Cultural Foundation) (Seoul, South Korea)  (Key Word : )
5. 2007/12~2008/03  "Memories of War in Leyte, Filmmaking Based on Interviews" Green Papaya Space (Philippines)  (Key Word : )
■ Exhibitions, Concerts & Competitions
1. 2021/04/02 「Image, Stories, and Silences of “Ex-Returnees” Who Defected from North Korea to Japan: Artist Talk with Soni Kum」 (Cornell University, East Asia Program NY)
2. 2020/11/05~2020/11/10 Morning Dew A joint project between the artist and ex-“returnees” who defected from North Korea to Japan Exhibition
3. 2020/09 APPARATION 20th Anniversary of Department of Inter Media Art Group Exhibition (Chinretsukan-kan, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)
4. 2019/04 「Screening of Soni Kum's Films, Beast of Me and Foreign Sky」上映会 (University of Minnesota, Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Trylon Cinema)
5. 2019/02 "Postcolonialism and Art in East Asia vol2" Screening and Cross Talk (Kyoto Academia Forum in Marunouchi, Tokyo, Japan)
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■ Web Sites
   Soni Kum Official Web Site
■ Current Specialized Field
Theory of art practice 
■ KAKENHI Researcher Number
30928578
■ Courses and Lectures taught or delivered in the past
1. Media Arts
2. Motion Studio2(国民大学 大学院 デザイン学科)