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Address
10, Baengnamjulro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 용인시 기흥구 상갈동 백남준로 10
Inquiries
• 1330 tt call center: +82-31330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info +82-31-201-8500 (Korean)
Operating Hours
* Summer season (May~October)
Sunday ~ Thursday 10:00 - 19:00 / Friday ~ Saturday 10:00 - 21:00
* Winter season (November~April) 10:00 - 19:00
Closed
Closed on every last week Monday
Introduction
Paik Nam-june explained: ‘Marcel Duchamp achieved everything in every field except for video art. He created a large entrance and an extremely small exit. The small exit is video art. When we take the exit, we are out of the scope of influence of Marcel Duchamp.’ The NJP Art Center is a creative space, wherein it is possible to practice the ‘mediation of endless potential unfolded outside the exit of Duchamp’. As a space of ‘introspective anarchy of infinite light and life’, the NJP Art Center aims to become a venue for the ‘escape from enlightenment’, going beyond enlightenment. Paik Nam-june, who was well versed in aesthetics and music, rather than the figurative arts, discovered a new ‘exit’ by combining electronic music and happenings. He didn’t regard video and television, with their great disseminative power, or communication networks, as a means for communicating messages, but as an explosion of time, instead creating a space for mandala-based televisuals, and for participation by the public where ‘consilience’ among heterogeneous fields can take place.

Inheriting the spiritual legacies of Paik Nam-june, the NJP Art Center will expand the possibilities of creating new media for information and communication in the information age, and create a new space for cultural participation from aesthetic, ethical, and political perspectives. The center aims at expanding effective, creative consumption by encouraging reflections on the aspects of human existence that are still involuntary and lack freedom. The center aspires to become a space for cultural mediation that expands the space of freedom’s activities throughout the globe.
Administration
Youngchul Lee
Structure Size
B2 - 3F
Program Information
67 collections, 200 photographs and records, 2,200 videos and 1,500 books
Exhibition Hall Information
Permanent exhibition hall, special exhibition hall, archive and space for creative activity
Admission / Participation Fees
Free
Parking Facilities
※ There is only a small parking facility at the museum, making it difficult for general vehicles to park. Access to the parking area is generally restricted except for those that are delivering or picking-up artworks and other business vehicles, so visitors are asked to use public transportation if possible.
Parking Fee
Free
Reservations
reservation@njpartcenter.kr
Directions
Take exit 7 from Gangnam station on line 2, catch bus 5001 or 5003, get off at the Singal Five-way Crossing (Singal Police Office) and walk for three minutes.
Homepage
www.njpartcenter.kr (Korean, English)

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