Folly I Directors & Curators

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Folly I

Folly I Directors & Curators

Seung H-Sang 

Co-Artistic Director, 1952, Korea 


Education / Professional Experience 

  • Seoul National University, Seoul/B.S.
  • Graduate School of Seoul National University, Seoul/M.A.
  • Technische Universitat Wien, Vienna

1974-1980  Assistant Architect/Space Group of Korea

1981-1982  Designer/Marchart Moebius und Partner, Vienna

1982-1989  Principal/Space Group of Korea

1989-2002 Principal/IROJE Architects & Planners

2003-now  Director/IROJE Architects & Planners

Selected Works 

1998  Residence Subaekdang, Namyangju

1999  Welcomm City, Seoul

2003  Master Plan of M-City, Beijing

2005  Kyobo Book City Center, Paju


2000  Cultural Award of Kim Swoo Geun Foundation/Welcom m City, Seoul, Korea Architectural Culture Grand Award/Welcom m City, Seoul

2003  Kyunggi Province Architectural Grand Award/Na & Lee Women’s Hospital, Gimpo

2007  Korea Culture and Art Award

2007  Paradise Culture and Art Award


Ai Weiwei

Co-Artistic Director, 1952, China


Selected Activities

2010           Digital Activism in China: A discussion with Jack Dorsey (co-founder of Twitter) and Richard ·

2010            MacManus, The Paley Media Center, New York, U.S.

2010           International Culture festival Litcologne, talk with Nobel Prize winner Herta Muller, in Cologne, Germany.

2008           Curator of the architecture project Ordos 100 “Citizen Investigation” project

2008           Researching information about the students that died in the Earthquake in Sichuan on May 12th, 2008

2007           participation in Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany. For his project “Fairytale” he invited 1001 Chinese citizens to Kassel

2003-2008 Commissioned to design the Beijing’s 2008 Olympic Stadium together with Herzog & de Meuron, finished construction in 2008.

2003           Founded the architecture studio FAKE Design, Beijing.

2002            Curator of the project Jinhua Architectural Art Park, Jinhua, China.

2000           Curator of the exhibition Fuck Off, in Shanghai, together with Feng Boyi.

1999           moved to Chaochangdi in the northeast of Beijing and build the studio house, his first architectural project

1997           co-founder and Artistic Director of China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing

1994-1997 Published Black Cover Book (1994), White Cover Book (1995), and Grey Cover Book (1997)

1993           return to Beijing

1981-1993 lived in USA, mainly New York

1982            Parsons School of Design, New York

1978           Enrolled at the Beijing Film Academy | Co-founder of the avant-garde art group the Stars

1957           Born in Beijing, China

Most Recent Solo Exhibitions

2010           Ai Weiwei, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2010           Barely something, Stiftung DKM, Duisburg, Germany

2010           Dropping the Urn, ceramics 5000 BCE – 2010 CE, Arcadia University Gallery, Glenside, USA

2009           With Milk_find something everybody can use, Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain

2009           World Map, Faurschou Gallery, Beijing, China

2009            So sorry, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2009           According to What?, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2009           Ways Beyond Art, Ivory Press Space, Madrid, Spain

2009           Four Movements, Phillips de Pury, London, UK

2009           Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs

1983-1993 Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China