Yuri An is interested in the disappeared words and stories that once lived in places. Instead of recreating and giving the subjects physical properties, the artist prefers to recall them to the current time and space, and to observe. As a result, she uses media that are free from time and space: via text, video, and sound. Ever since 2016, Yuri An has been involved in a Korean diaspora project. She graduated from Gerrit Rieveld Academie in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and came back to Korea in 2014.
Yuri An was selected as <Emerging Artists 2015 of Seoul Museum of Art>, then she held her first solo exhibition The Unharvested Sea(Art Space Pool, Seoul, 2015). In the same year, she held second solo exhibition Sailing Words(Cheongju Art Studio, Cheongju, 2015). Her third solo exhibition River of No return(Seoul Art Space Seogyo, Seoul, 2016) held due to support by Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture. She participated in several group exhibitions: Neo Geography 1(Centre d'art Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 2017), Neo Geography 2(Post Territory Ujeongguk, Seoul, 2017), 2018 Asia project: How little you know about me(National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, 2018), Moving & Migration(Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan + Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, 2019)