Seung-Min Lee

Born 1981. Seoul, South Korea

Lives and works in Brooklyn


2012           MFA in Combined Media, Hunter College, NY

2003           AB History of Art and Architecture cum laude, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Exhibitions and Performances

UPCOMING APRIL 12-13, 2019 Kim Jong Un presents Global World Karaoke Championships: Spring Awakwning on the Pacific Rim, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

2019 Popular Revolt, iRAPE, NYU Skirball Center, New York, NY 

2018 Intolerable Whiteness, performance, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2018 On Whiteness, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2018 Kim Jong Un presents Global World Karaoke Championships: Millennial Survivor with Spencer Sweeney, Kembra Pfahler, and Urs Fischer, Performance Program, NADA NY, New York, NY

2018 #themalso?, Performance Space New York, New York, NY

2018 Kim Jong Un presents Global World Karaoke Championships: Impending Nuclear Annihilation, Honeys, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Full Disclosure: A History of Personal Racial Macro and Microaggressions, Highline, New York, NY

2017 Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to Internally Smash the Patriarchy, Racism, Ageism, Classism, & Bad Manners to Win Friends, $etc. Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Workout Prototype for an anti-racist, classist, misogynist, Woke New World, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Informed Consent Dual Agency Open House Karaoke, More Art, New York, NY

2016 Price of Admission: Let’s Not Gentrify Chinatown, But Say We Did?, Essex Flowers, New York, NY

2015           Memory Palace, Alisa Baremboym and Seung-Min Lee, Luxembourg and                            Dayan, New York

2015           Women, Inc. Artists Space, New York 

2015           On Discipline, Regina Rex, New York (curated by Carmen Winant)

2015           End Of The Night Café II, David Lewis Gallery, New York (curated by Charles Mayton and Lucas Knipscher)

2015           Sing’s Millennium Mart, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn

2014           Don’t Forget To Make A left Turn At Albuquerque, Primetime, Brooklyn, NY

2013           iTurkey x TedTalks, SVA Theatre, New York

2013           CKTV, 2012, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

2012           CKTV, 2012, Brooklyn Pavilion, Shanghai Bienniale, Shanghai, China


2018       Andrea K Scott, Goings On About Town, On Whiteness, The New Yorker, August 3-17, 2018

2018       Ryan Wong, How To Talk About Whiteness, Hyperallergic

2018       The Editors of Art News, 9 Art Events In NYC To Attend This Weekend, ARTNEWS

2018       Sarah Wang, Karaoke with Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, VIDA

2018       Nadja Sayej, Art imitating life: How this year's Armory Show got political , THe Guardian, March 13, 2018, Art and Design.

2015       Elizabeth Patterson, Alisa Baremboym and Seung-Min Lee's Memory Palace, Visionaire World 

2015       Martha Schwendener,  “Art in Review: Sing’s Millennium Mart,” New York Times, January 30th, 2015. C30 

2015       Cecilia Salama,  “What Does the Corner Deli of The Future Look Like?,” Opening Ceremony Blog

2014       Kevin McGarry, “Seung-Min Lee: In Profile,”

2012       Dis Magazine, “Discover: Sing Le No More,”,

 2005           "Seung-Min Lee," Interview Magazine, October, 2005


2014-5        Franklin Furnace Fund Award Recipient, New York, NY

2003           Harvard-Radcliffe College Arts Fellowship, Cambridge, MA