Born 1974, Seoul, Korea. Lives and works in Seoul.
Chung Heeseung graduated with a B.A. in Painting from Hong-Ik University, Korea (1996) and B.A./M.F.A.(2007) in Photography from London College of Communication. Her frank portrayal of everyday objects raises questions about the limitations and nature of photography, the core medium of representation. She has held numerous exhibitions in New York, London and Seoul, and has also received many awards, including the Unveil’d Photobook Award (2016), the 11th Daum Prize, Korea (2012), the 11th SongEun ArtAward - Excellence Prize, (2012), Photo España 2008 Descubrimientos PHE, Spain (2008), Critical Mass Top 50, Photolucida, USA (2008), Nikon Discovery awards, UK (2007).