Kyoungryul Lee

Head of Department and Professor

Theory of Photography

  • Doctorat, History of Art (Photography), University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, 2000
    (Thesis supervisor: Mr. Michel Frizot, Professor at École du Louvre, Paris)

  • D.E.A., History of Art (Photography), University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, 1995

  • Maîtrise, History of Art, University of Tours, France, 1993

  • Licence, History of Art, University of Tours, France, 1992

  • Incheon Asia Maritime Media Festival Steering Committee, 2019

  • Committee Member, Art Bank, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, 2013

  • Member of Curriculum Council, Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea, 2013-15

  • Daegu Photo Biennale Steering Committee, 2015-2016

  • Commissioner of Conservation Management, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, 2006-2008

  • Publications

Photography and Movement, Booklab, Seoul, 2016

The Dawn of Photography, Sajin Masil, Seoul, 2007

Contemporary Art Photography and Memory, Sajin Masil, Seoul 2007

Understanding the Aesthetic of Contemporary Photography, Sajin Masil, 2006

Reading Art Photography with Philosophy, Sajin Masil, 2005

What Does Photography Represent, Masilga, Seoul, 2002

Subjects taught at CAU

Photo Aesthetics, History of Korean Photography, Plastic Arts and Photography



Department of Photography, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University, South Korea

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