Kimsooja | the artist




The artist Kimsooja
Born 1957, Taegu, Korea.
Lives and works in New York City, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Conceptual Art,


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Le opere di Kimsooja costituiscono una voce poetica e contemplativa in grado di misurarsi con gli aspetti pił conflittuali della cultura contemporanea: tempo, luogo e condizione umana nel mondo globalizzato sono sintetizzati in uno dei temi fondamentali del suo lavoro, quello del viaggio, inteso al tempo stesso come processo migratorio e come veicolatore di esperienze…
"A one word name refuses gender identity, martial status, socio-political or cultural and geographical identity by not separating the family name and the first name…" – Kimsooja
My work combines performance, video and installation addressing issues of the displaced self and others. I’ve been trying to bring together a conceptual, logical and structural investigation of performance through immobility that inverts the notion of the artist as the predominant actor…
A Wind Woman


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