Text by Youngmi Park, Robert Pledge, Suyeon Yun
Yun-Suyeon’s the third series of the war, New Haven, No Haven is a 2 years-documentary project which is made with Iraq refugees who are widely distributed in the whole Middle East.
Suyeon Yun (b.1972) is a Korean-Born photographer earned her MFA in photography at Yale University (2008). She won several awards for her previous projects; Daum Prize 2008 from Geonhi Art Foundation, Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship 2008 from Yale University, and Tierney Fellowship 2008 from Tierney Family Art Foundation. Her work has been done with North Korean refugees (Incomplete Journey), American war veterans (Homecoming), and Iraqi war refugees (New Haven, No Haven) since 2003. She is based in Seoul and traveling through countries for her fourth war project which is supported by KT&G Photography Fellowship 2010.
Parkgeonhi Foundation was established in 2001 as a nonprofit art foundation. It contributes to the development of culture and art, and to cultural education for the public for the formation of a creative media environment, through its support of photography and media art production and research activities.