Haegue Yang is representing Korea at the 53rd International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2009. Haegue Yang works primarily in sculpture, video, and installation. She received her B.F.A. from Seoul National University, Fine Arts College in 1994, and her Meisterschüler from Städelschule Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 1999. Her works have been exhibited internationally including the 55th Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, Kunsthalle Hamburg, and most recently, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao. Haegue Yang lives and works in Berlin, and Seoul.
The main room features a labyrinthine system of multi-colored blinds that flutter in the breeze generated by six ventilators. Scent emmitters add to the sensory experience when walking through the space.
Haegue Yang: Condensation / Korean Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale 2009. Venice / Italy, June 6, 2009.