Born 1970, Daegu, South Korea. Lives in Daegu and works globally.
Seok Jae-Hyun, a graduate of Ohio University majoring in Visual Communication, is a curator, educator and photographer whose work has been published by The New York Times, International Herald Tribune and Korean GEO.
Seok has co-organized the Daegu Photo Biennale (South Korea) in 2006, and has curated many international exhibitions including Imaging Asia in Documents (2006) and Women in War (2014) for Daegu Photo Biennale, Imaging Korea (Budapest, Berlin, Warsaw, Brussels, Madrid, Astana and Rome, 2016-2017), ON KOREA (Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey, 2013). He has been involved in Dali International Photo Biennale (DIPE, China, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017) and Foto Istanbul (since 2015) as a foreign curator. Seok received the Best Curator Award twice from DIPE in China, in 2015 and 2017. He has participated as a portfolio reviewer in FotoFest in Houston, Kyotography, Festival de la Luz in Buenos Aires, to name a few. After profiling thirty established photographers from other countries on VON photography magazine, he currently works as an associate editor for Photo Dot magazine in Korea.