Bora Hong is a creative person making objects/ installations/ Interior designs based on cultural research.

Her work is inspired by various social/personal issues such as cosmetic surgery, beauty and body. She tries to commend /criticize contemporary design culture by comparing them with these themes.

After working as Interior designer in Seoul, she decided to move to London to make a BA in product design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design-University of the art in London. After that She got a MA degree in Contextual Design from Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

She recently started to exhibit her work at places such as Van Abbe Museum in the Netherlands, MUDAC museum in the Switzerland and various place during Dutch Design Week 2013.


Education.

 


2011
BA  Product Design
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
University of Arts in London, UK


2014
MA(Mdes)  Contextual Design
Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands    


2005
BA  Fine Art
Kyoung Won University, South Korea


Exhibition.


Jul. ‘Lost and Found’ Artist Residency and Group show, Oranienbaum, Germany
Jan. ‘Realisme'  Group Exhibiton, Ampelhous in Amsterdam

 


2015


2014


Oct. ‘Self-Unself Shzhow’, Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum, China
Oct. Biennale Interieur 2014, Ventura Interieur, Kortjik, Belgium
Sept. ‘Pleasure is the Highest Goods’ Group Show, Paris Design Week, Paris, France
July. ‘Onder tussen im Ampelhaus’, Group Show, Oranienbaum, Germany
April. ‘Ventura Lambrate 2014’ Ventura Project, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Itary


Dec.  ‘The Oct-Loft Creative Festival ’, ShenZhen, China
Dec. ‘Yksi Expo’ by Yksi Ontwerp, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Oct. ‘Mastering Design’, MUDAC, Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland
Oct. ‘Self Unself’ Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Oct. ‘Control for Idealism’ Zona Ventosa, TAC-Temporary art centre, Eindhoven,The Netherlands  
Oct. ‘Graduation Show’ Design Academy, Eindhoven, The Netherlands


2013


2012


June. ‘Degree Show’ BA Product Design, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK


April. ‘Fashion for Show’, The Rag-Factory Gallery, London, UK


2011


Experiences.


2015

 


Artist Residency in Ampelhaus, Oranienbaum, Germany
Director for Design Workshop with Korean students. “ Finding your own design language” 
2014-2015 Stimuleringsfonds Creative Industries, Talent Development Fund

 


2014


Artist Residency in Ampelhaus, Oranienbaum, Germany
Director for Design Workshop with Korean Students. “ How to be an independent designer” with Open Creative School, Berlin

 


2013 Selected by Ministry of Culture in the Netherlands to exhibit a work  for her personal collection of Ministry office.
2012-2013   Interior Design/ Art direction, Hankook Coffee -Factory670, Seoul Korea
2011   Installation for Fashion show, Fashion for Show,  London, UK
2010   Internship for Product designer, Jakie Piper -W2 Products Ltd.,  London, UK
2010   Art direction for fashion designer, Bella Entes, London, UK
2009   Sculptural paper making for  Art director, Zoe Bradley


2009-
2013