Seoungho Cho was born in 1959 in Pusan, South Korea. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Graphic Arts from Hong-Ik University, Korea, and an M.A. in video art from New York University. In 1998 he received a Rockefeller Foundation Media Arts Fellowship and in 2003 he received a Jerome Foundation grant. He received the Grand Prize at the 27th Annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival as well as the International Award for Video Art from ZKM. Cho's one-person exhibitions have included The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Philip Feldman Gallery, Oregon; the Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii; the Pusan Metropolitan Museum of Art, Korea; Montevideo, Amsterdam; and the Cinematheque Ontario, Toronto. His work has been shown in numerous international festivals and exhibitions, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the 58th Edinburgh International Film Festival; Pandaemonium '98, Lux Centre, London; Centro d'Art Santa Monica in Barcelona, Spain.