Hyungmin Pai

Professor Hyungmin Pai, University of Seoul. Collaborating Director for Architecture at the Asian Cultural Complex (ACC) Gwangju (opening Sept 2015), Chair of the Mockchon Architecture Archive, and guest curator for the Samsung Museum of Art. Professor Hyungmin Pai studied architecture and urban design at Seoul National University and received his Ph.D from the Architectural History, Theory, and Criticism program at MIT. Pai is a two-time Fulbright Scholar whose publications include The Portfolio and the Diagram: Architecture, Discourse, and Modernity (MIT Press, 2002), Sensuous Plan: The Architecture of Seung H-Sang (Dongnyok, 2007) andThe Key Concepts of Korean Architecture (Dongnyok, 2013). For the Venice Biennale, he was awarded the Golden Lion as co-curator of the Korean Pavilion in 2014, and was a participant in the “Common Pavilion” project (2012) and curator for the 2008 Korean Pavilion. He was Head Curator for Gwangju Design Biennale 4 (2011) and guest curator for the Aedes Gallery, Berlin and the Tophane Amire Gallery, Istanbul.