Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

“Contested Memories, Precarious Apology: The Vietnam War in Contemporary Korean Art,” Asian Studies Review (December 2020). https://doi.org/10.1080/10357823.2020.1852176

“Memories and Records: The Vaccine Archive,” A special issue “Immune-Nations: Research-Creational Responses to Vaccines in a Global Context,” Imaginations: Journal of Cross-cultural Image Studies 11, no. 2 (Aug. 2020): 87–98. ​http://imaginations.glendon.yorku.ca/?p=13314

“How Fear is Disseminated–Memories and Records: The Vaccine Archive,” A special issue “Immune-Nations: Research-Creational Responses to Vaccines in a Global Context,” Imaginations: Journal of Cross-cultural Image Studies 11, no. 2 (Aug. 2020): 259–279. 

https://doi.org/10.17742/IMAGE.IN.11.2.14

"Guyanese Mass Games: spectacles that “moulded” the nation in a North Korean way," Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 20(2) (June 2019): 180–203.  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14649373.2019.1613726

“The Sonyŏsang Phenomenon: Nationalism and Feminism surrounding the ‘Comfort Women’ Statue,” A special issue "Social Changes and Visual Culture in Contemporary Korea,” Korean Studies 43 (2019): 6–39. https://doi.org/10.1353/ks.2019.0006

Selected Exhibition Catalogue/Reviews/Essays

“The Vaccine Archive,” an essay in the exhibition catalogue Immune Nations, exhibition held at McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, September–December 2021, curated and edited by Natalie Loveless. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2022.

“Archiving as a Method of Socially Engaged Art: About Hashtag (#) A’s Witnessing, Documenting, and Empathy,” invited advisor/reviewer for Gyeonggi Creation Center Artist-In-Residence Catalogue. Ansan, Korea: Gyeonggi Creation Center, 2021 (in English and Korean).

Mass and Individual: The Archive of the Guyanese Mass Games. 군중과 개인: 가이아나 매스게임. Edited by Vicki Sung-yeon Kwon. Seoul: Samwon Printing, 2016 (Catalogue of the exhibition held at Arko Art Centre, Seoul, October 21–November 27, 2016. Co-curated by Vicki Sung-yeon Kwon and Wonseok Koh. The exhibition and publication were supported by Arts Council Korea.

252-paged, written in both English and Korean​. Authors: Vicki Sung-yeon Kwon, Wonseok Koh; Publication coordinator: Hanna Yoo.

“The Guyanese Mass Games: Historical Background and Contemporary Meaning,” a research paper in the exhibition catalogue, Mass and Individual: The Archive of the Guyanese Mass Games, 22–51. Edited by Vicki Sung-yeon Kwon, exhibition held at Arko Art Centre, Seoul, Korea, October–November 2016. Seoul: Samwon Printing, 2016 (in English and Korean).

 

“The Highlights of the Guyanese Mass Games Archive,” catalogue entries in exhibition catalogue, Mass and Individual: The Archive of the Guyanese Mass Games, 52–185. Edited by Vicki Sung-yeon Kwon, exhibition held at Arko Art Centre, Seoul, Korea, October–November 2016. Samwon Printing: Seoul, 2016 (in English and Korean).

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Crossing Boundaries Surrounding the Korean War: Diana Yoo’s Across Boundaries

Vicki S. Kwon, “Crossing Boundaries Surrounding the Korean War: Diana Yoo’s Across Boundaries” (English) / “한국전쟁의 기억의 경계 넘기: 다이아나 유” (Korean), in Diana Yoo: Across Boundaries. Toronto: John B. Aird Gallery/Ontario Arts Council, 2016.

Vicki S. Kwon, “Aaron Veldstra—Our Anaerobic Future.” Canadian Art 32, 3 (Winter, 2015): 152.