Born and raised in Seoul, Korea in 1979, Seunggu Kim works and lives in Seoul. In 2012, he received his M.F.A in Department of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea and in 2007, he graduated from the Department of Photography, Sangmyung University, Cheonan, Korea. His works are in many public collections including the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Art Bank, Korea, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Korea, GoEun Photo Museum, Korea and Dong-gang Photo Museum, Korea.
He would like to describe how we are living. He thought photography could show our 'real world'. He wanted to balance the unnatural elements in the rectangle frame and describe that we are getting used to the social ironies of reality.