Yeon Shim Chung is a professor of the department of Art History and Theory at Hongik University in Seoul, South Korea. She received her Ph.D. in art history at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Dr Chung’s research interests encompass both modern and contemporary Western and East Asian art. Before tenured at Hongik, Dr Chung was an assistant professor at art history department at FIT/SUNY in New York City and a researcher for the exhibition The World of Nam June Paik at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, in 1999. She also co-curated Faultlines (2018 Gwangju Biennale Edition) and 2014 Gwangju Biennale Special Exhibition. In 2013, Chung compiled the critical anthology of Lee Yil, a major proponent of Dansaekhwa in post-war Korean art (Mijinsa, 2013; English translation published at Les Presses du réel, 2018). She authored several articles on Dansaekhwa at M+ Matters (Hong Kong), and monographs on Lee Bul, Nam June Paik, Park Hyun-ki, and Korean experimental avant-garde artists. She has several monographs entitled Installation Art in Contemporary Space (2014), Korean Contemporary Art Now (2015) and Korean Installation Art (2018).. She authored and co-edited Korean Art from 1953: Collison, Innovation, Interaction (London: Phaidon, 2020).