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Ji Su Kang-Gatto was born in Seoul, South Korea. She grew up in Germany since the age of two. She is a video artist working and living in Berlin.

EDUCATION

2008-2013
Studies at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Meisterschülerin of Lucy McKenzie
2018-2021
Postgraduate Studies at Academy of Media Arts Cologne

STIPENDS & DISTINCTIONS

2022
“Junge Szene” Stipend / Kunststiftung NRW
Work Stipend 2022 / Stiftung Kunstfonds
2021
3rd Prize / Aviff Cannes Art Film Festival
2016
Work Stipend in South Korea / Kunststiftung NRW
2012
Academy Stipend for Painting / Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

EXHIBITIONS

Upcoming
im Werden begriffen / 46. Duisburger Filmwoche / doxs! / filmforum / Duisburg / Germany (G)
FLOAT / Kunstmuseum Celle / Celle / Germany (G)
2022
Identitäten / MOOZ – KHM / Cologne / Germany (G)
kurz und gut 2022 / WDR Kurzfilmnacht / TV / Germany (G)
HallenbadKino / Stiftung imai – femmes & Schwestern / Münstertherme / Düsseldorf / Germany (G)
143km / OHHO / Seoul / South Korea (G)
Environment Is Music / Sala Estense / Ferrara Film Corto Festival / Ferrara / Italy (G)
Be/Longing / Filmhaus Köln / Internationales Frauen* Film Fest Dortmund+Köln / Köln / Germany (G)
FOOD / Videocity / Raum für Kunst im ECK / Aarau / Switzerland (G)
2021
Food In Flux; Food For Us / Videocity / La Petite / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates (G)
Loneliness / Videocity / Motorenhalle – Project Center for Contemporary Art / Dresden / Germany (G)
Shorts on Wheels / Kurzfilmfestival Köln / Köln / Germany (G)
Food / Videocity / P3tv Stadtstudio / St. Pölten / Austria (G)
Hitting Puberty / Videolounge imai – NRW-Forum / Düsseldorf / Germany (G)
Loneliness #2 / Videocity / Congress Center Basel – Swissôtel Le Plaza – Art Basel / Basel / Switzerland (G)
The Things I Tell You Will Not Be Wrong / SCOPE – Kubus / Hannover / Germany (G)
Official Selection / Aviff Cannes Art Film Festival / Cannes / France (G)
IMPACT / Unikat / Witten / Germany (G)
I’m fine; lit. I eat my meals – 밥은 먹고 다녀, RR.: Bapeun meokgo danyeo / WWW Space / Seoul / South Korea (S)
2020
Food #2 / Videocity / Congress Center Basel – Swissôtel Le Plaza / Basel / Switzerland (G)
Experiment / Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival / Sao Paulo / Brazil (G)
Only the artist is present / Flat / Cologne / Germany (G)
A Daughter`s Table / Moltkerei Werkstatt e.V. / Cologne / Germany (S)
Dreams & Memories / Videolounge imai – NRW-Forum / Düsseldorf / Germany (G)
Video Works / KUBUS – Situation Kunst / Bochum / Germany (G)
2019
Nuda Veritas / Galleria di Palazzo Beltramini / Asolo / Italy (G)
Nei giardini del silenzio / Casa Malipiero / Asolo / Italy (G)
Scaena / Mom Art Space / Hamburg / Germany (G)
Artrooms / Meliá White House / London / UK (G)
2018
Berlin Short Film Festival / Babylon / Berlin / Germany (G)
2017
insights / onomato künstlerverein / Düsseldorf / Germany (D)
2013
BOOGIE WOOGIE / Saal3 / Düsseldorf / Germany (G)
Members of the Family / Kunstverein Emmerich e.V. / Emmerich / Germany (G)
German Kleinformat / Lateral Art Space / Cluj / Romania (G)
Daring Darling / Philara – Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst e.V. / Düsseldorf / Germany (G)
2012
Städtegurren / Metz-Galerie / Koblenz / Germany (S) 
 

PUBLICATIONS

2018
Biennial Edition / WomenCineMakers / Berlin / Germany
2017
Imitation of Life / LoosenArt / Rome / Italy