Kira Kim
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Kira Kim *1974
lives and works in Seoul, Korea

Education

2007
MFA in Fine Art,
Goldsmiths, University of London , UK

2002
MA in Environmental Sculpture,
Kyungwon University, Seongnam, KR

2000
BFA, Kyungwon University, Seongnam, KR

Solo Exhibitions

2010
»Great Deed Great Death«,
BOONTHESHOP, Seoul,KR

2009
»Super Mega Factory«,
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, KR

2008
»The Republic of Propaganda«,
Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, KR
»Gold Crystal«, Changdong Art Studio of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul KR

2007
»A Palace of Mirages«,
King’s Lynn Arts Centre, Norfolk, UK

2006
»Gagami V – Je t’aime, Moi non plus«,
Paris Cité 8, Paris, FR

2003
»Minority or Cosmopolitan«,
Plus Gallery, Nagoya, JP

2002
»o.oookm«,
Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, KR
»Standard«,
Gallery boda contemporary, Seoul, KR

Group Exhibitions

2011
»The Spectrum of Contemporary
Korean Art«,
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, TW
»Fashion into Art«, LEEUM,
Samsung Museum of Art, Plateau,
Seoul, KR

2010
»Enormous eyes«, The Guild Mumbai, IN
»City States – Media Landscape«,
Liverpool Biennial 2010,
Contemporary Urban, uk
»Plastic Garden – Korean Contemporary Art«, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, CN
»A Different Similarity«,
Kunstmusem Bochum, DE

2009
»Beginning of New Era«,
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, KR
»Trans-Dimensional Interesting Dynamics in
New Korean Painting«,
Prague Biennale, CZ

2008
»Modest Monuments: Contemporary Art from Korea«, King’s Lynn Art Centre, Norfolk, UK
»Correspondence«, Artsonje Center,
Seoul, KR
»Expenditure«, Busan Biennale 2008, KR
The 3 rd Nanjing Triennial 2008,
Nanjing Museum, CN

2008
Catlin Art Prize, LSO Space, London, UK
»Is the World Flat?«, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL

2007
»Contemporary Korean Art – Wonderland«,
National Art Museum of China, Beijing, CN
»Contemporary Art from Korea – Peppermint Candy«, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, AR, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, CL

2006
»Alllooksame? / Tutttuguale?«,
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Turin, IT
»On Difference #2: Grenzwertig«,
Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, DE

2004
»Digital Homo Ludens«,
Seoul International Media Art Biennale,
Seoul Museum of Art, KR

Awards and Residencies

2009
Today’s Young Artist Prize, Korean Ministry
of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Seoul, KR

2008
Nominated the Rolex Mentor and
Protégé Arts Initiative, Geneva, CH
Nominated 2008 Catlin Art Prize,
London, UK

Website

Encounter, 2006 – 2009 Contemporary still-life with Selly-Belly-Candies, 2009 Cinema works as a Super-Mega factory, 2008 A security garden as paranoia, 2008