Jung-Hwa Kim

Landscape historian,
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Participating Projects   
︎ Seminar #1 <Getbol: From marginal space to gateway> ︎
︎ Seminar #2 <Tidalectic Landscape> ︎

Dr. Jung-Hwa Kim is an assistant professor of landscape architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Architecture. Her research primarily revolves around 19th- and 20th-century garden art, open spaces, and the global exchange of ideas and plants within landscape architecture. With a specialization in archiving records and memories of designed landscapes, she has secured funding for her research from esteemed institutions, such as the Korean Ministry of Education, Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies, the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck-Institut, and the Library Company of Philadelphia.

In 2022, she collaborated as a ZER01NE Creator with artist Marco Barotti and curator Keumhwa Kim. Together, they curated an exhibition showcasing kinetic sound art and a documentary film titled MOSS-이끼, illustrating an artistic strategy for advocating a sustainable environment.

Dr. Kim holds academic credentials from Seoul National University, including a BS in Agriculture, a Master of Landscape Architecture, and a PhD. Before entering academia, she gained practical experience as a landscape architect in various design firms in Seoul.