Artists, groups and movements
- Group Mu [Zero]: Lee Tae Hyun, Choi Bung Hyun, Kim Young Ja. Held The First Exhibition of Objets, Joong Ang Public Information Center Gallery (Joong Ang gongbokwan hwarang), Seoul, 20-26 June 1967. Realised an early group happening, Happening with Vinyl Umbrella and Candles, together with Group Shin Jun as part of the Exhibition of the Young Artists' Union, 14 Dec 1967.
- Group Shin Jun [New Exhibition].
- Young Artists Union. Held Chungnyun jakka yeunlipjun [Exhibition of the Young Artists' Union] in December 1967.
- Kang Kuk Jin. Realised the early happening Vinyl Tube Spouting Out Watercolor, 11 Dec 1967. Participated in the feminist performance Transparent Balloon and Nude Happening, 30 May 1968, and the Murder at the Han Riverside happening, 17 Oct 1968.
- Jung Kang Ja (1942). Participated in the feminist performance Transparent Balloon and Nude Happening, 30 May 1968. Participated in the Murder at the Han Riverside happening, 17 Oct 1968.
- Choi Won-Young. Made Korea's first experimental film, The Meaning of 1/24 Second, premiered on 21 July 1969.
- Lee Ik Tae. Made Korea's first independent film, From Morning and Evening, 1970.
- Shim Sun Hee
- Jung Chan Seung. Participated in the feminist performance Transparent Balloon and Nude Happening, 30 May 1968, and the happenings Murder at the Han Riverside, 17 Oct 1968, and Pantomime on the Street, 1970.
- Go Ho. Participated in the happening Pantomime on the Street, 1970.
- The Fourth Group: Kim Ku Lim, Bang Tae Soo, Jung Kang Ja, Chong Chan Sung, Bang Ka Ji, Kang Kuk Jin, Choi Pong Hyon, Lee Ik Tae. Aspired to create ‘happenings’, a synthesis of fine art, music, film, theatre and dance. Realised the Untitled, Performed in the Name of Environmental Art, 1969. Officially formed in June 1970. Realised the performance Funeral Ceremony of the Established Art and Culture, 15 Aug 1970. Forced to disband in 1971.
- Kim Ku Lim (1936). Work in Tate.
- Lee Seung Taek (이승택, 1932), an installation artist. Realised Wind-Folk Amusement, 1971.
- Lee Kun Yong (1942). Realised Snail’s Gallop, 1979.  
- Sung Neung Kyung (1944).
- Lee Kang So (1943). Realised Bar in the Gallery, 1973.
- Ee, Jeo, Tto: Bang Tae Soo, et al. Underground theater group.
- Moving Image Research Group (영상연구회): Lee Ik Tae, Kim Hyun Joo, Lee Hwang Lim, Park Sang Cheon. Formed in July 1972. Consisted mainly of university students influenced by French New Wave and New American Cinema.
- Kaidu (카이두): Ok Hi Han, Kim Jeomseon, et al. Women's filmmaker group founded at the Ewha Womans University in the 1970s.
- Ok Hi Han. Made the experimental film A Hole, 1973
- Kim Jeomseon. Made the experimental film Film 73, 1973.
- A.G. [Avant Garde Association]
- ST [Space and Time]
- Nam June Paik
- Tansaekhwa, Dansaekhwa
- Minjung Art, People's Art
- Contemporary art
- Working With Nature: Traditional Thought in Contemporary Art from Korea: Chung, Chang-Sup; Yun, Hyong-Keun; Kim, Tschang-Yeul; Park, Seo-Bo; Lee, U-Fan; Lee, Kang-So, Liverpool: Tate Gallery, 1992, 111 pp. Catalogue of exh. curated by Lewis Biggs and Judith Nesbitt.
- Kim Mi Kyung, 1960-70년대 한국의 실험미술과 사회 [Experimental Art and Society in the 1960-70s Korea], Seoul: Ewha Womans University, 2000. PhD dissertation.
- Korean Contemporary Art from the Mid-1960s to the Mid-1970s: A Decade of Transition and Dynamics, Seoul: National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2001. Catalogue.
- Kim Mi Kyung, 한국의 실험미술 [Experimental Art in Korea], Seoul: Sigong Sa, 2003. (Korean)
- Performance Art of Korea 1967-2007, Seoul: National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007. Catalogue.
- Joan Kee, Contemporary Korean Art: Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method, University of Minnesota Press, 2013, 384 pp. . Review: Lee (CAA).
- Kim Mi Kyung, "Expressions without Freedom: Korean Experimental Art in the 1960s and 1970s", post, New York: MoMA, Feb 2015.
- Joan Kee, "Why Performance in Authoritarian Korea?", Tate Papers 23, London: Tate, Spring 2015.
- Embeddedness: Artist Films and Videos from Korea 1960s to Now, London: Tate Modern, 2015, 15 pp. Booklet.
- Ned Carter Miles, "Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-garde Performance Archive", ArtAsiaPacific, 14 Jul 2017. Exh. review.
- "“Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive”: exhibition curator Je Yun Moon – in conversation", Art Radar, 4 Aug 2017. Interview.
- "Korea's avant garde go nuclear – in pictures", The Guardian, London, 17 Aug 2017.
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