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21F, Coda Designer Centre, 62 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Kimsooja, Meta-Painting

Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong

Sat 18 Mar 2023 to Sat 3 Jun 2023

21F, Coda Designer Centre, 62 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Kimsooja, Meta-Painting

Tue-Sat 11am-7pm

Artist: Kimsooja

Axel Vervoordt Gallery presents Korean multidisciplinary artist Kimsooja's (b.1957, Daegu) first solo exhibition in Hong Kong. The exhibition features the artist’s video and sound installation Thread Routes - Chapter III, a series of textile works with indigo Indian block prints, lightboxes recalling her critically acclaimed installations, and her most recent work using nanopolymer on glass, Meta-Painting.

Kimsooja’s artistic practice combines performance, video, photo, and site-specific installations that address formalistic questions of painting as well as existential issues of the human condition, such as migration, poverty, violence, and the displaced self. Her principle of ‘non-doing’ and ‘non-making’ follows an investigation of performance through modes of mobility and immobility, and inverts the notion of the artist as the predominant actor.

Kimsooja, Thread Routes – Chapter III, 2012, still from 16mm film transferred to HD format, 17:35 min, sound, Courtesy of Kimsooja Studio © Kimsooja Studio

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