Juhyun Cho is a curator and researcher. She teaches contemporary art discourses at the Yonsei University Graduate School of Communication and Arts in South Korea. Most recently, she was the curator of the Netherlands Pavilion of the 14th Gwangju Biennale and the director of ARKO International Arts Joint Fund, Korea-Netherlands International Exchange Program (2021-2022), and Drifting Curriculum.
Based on sharp contemporary discourse research through numerous major exhibitions, programs, and publications planned and overseen at the Ilmin Museum of Art as the chief curator, and previously a curator of Seoul Museum of Art and program manager of MMCA residency, etc., for the past 20 years, she has captured and presented the undisclosed section of urgent social issues in experimental forms.
Over the years Juhyun Cho curated numerous exhibitions seeking new art forms in the fields of audience participation, community, and archive art, through various media experiments such as plays, performances, post-dramas, and games. Her curatorial projects include Dear Amazon: Anthropocene (2019-2021); Urban Ritornello: The Archives on Community (2017); do it 2017: Seoul (2017) and Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes: Extinction Wars (2023).
She published a number of articles including New Normal Museum: Online Platform and Audience Experience (2021) and translated What Makes a Great Exhibition (2011, Mimesis), How to Read Contemporary Art (2017, Maronie Books).