The artist currently lives and works in Seoul, Korea. Koo’s work has always dealt with the passage of time. He captures still and fragile moments, attempting to reveal the unseen breath of life. He is a most highly regarded teacher and curator who earned his diploma in photography at Fachhochschule, Hamburg, Germany in 1985. He had 32 solo exhibitions in Korea, Japan, Germany, France, Denmark and USA where he is represented by Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York, LA and Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris, and Kukje Gallery in Seoul.