Marc Hungerbuhler

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Marc Anton Kyu Hungerbühler (born 1963) is a New York City―based multimedia artist and curator. He was born in Switzerland to a Swiss father and a Korean mother. He has one sister, Cosima Hungerbühler. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Parsons School of Design in 1985, and went on to a summer residency at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He has exhibited his works in Korea, Japan, China, the United States, and Europe. In 2002, he founded the:artist:network, an independent arts organization based in downtown Manhattan and Beijing, for which he serves as director. For the:artist:network, he has organized and curated more than 40 international exhibitions and established residency programs in New York, Switzerland, and China.[1]

Marc Hungerbühler has served as a cultural correspondent for various Swiss media in New York since 1993. In 1998, he was granted permanent residency in the United States as a foreign professional with extraordinary ability in the arts. He has initiated numerous art-exchange projects, in particular between the United States, Europe, and Asia. Presently, he is curatorial director for the first 798 Beijing Biennale 2009.[2]

He has been married to Alexandra Hungerbühler since 1995, and they have two children, Noelle and Sebastiao. His sister has a son called Daniel Vicente.[3]

Selected curatorial projects[edit]

  • CRITICAL MASS, Huang Yan Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China, 2008[4]
  • Power-Shape, Bridge Art Center, Beijing, China, 2008
  • SURGE, 798 Art Festival, Beijing, China, 2007 [5]


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