Recent Projects

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Kimsooja: To Breathe - Zone of Zero

Installation at CAC Málaga, Spain

2016

Kimsooja, Weaving the World

Installation at CC Strombeek, Belgium

2016

Kimsooja

Installation at Gangoji Temple
Commissioned by Culture City of East Asia, Nara Japan

2016

MMCA Hyundai Motors Series 2016:

KIMSOOJA - 마음의 기하학 / Archive of Mind

Solo Exhibition at MMCA, Seoul

2016

Bottari, 2005

Installation at Urgent Conversations Athens - Antwerp at
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST), Greece

2016

Bottari

Installation at 20 Bienal De Arte Paiz, Guatemala

2016

Unfolding Bottari - Geometry of Possession

Installation at Public to Private: Photography and Korean Arts SInce 1989

at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

2015

Kimsooja: To Breathe

Solo Exhibition at Centre Pompidou - Metz

2015

Photograph by Jaeho Chong

Kimsooja: Thread Routes - Chapter III

Exhibition at Axel Vervoordt, Antwerp

2015

Kimsooja: Thread Routes

Solo exhibition at The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

2015

Kimsooja: Earth - Water - Fire - Air

Exhibition at XIV Bienal de Fotografía de Córdoba

2015

To Breathe: Obangsaek

Solo exhibition at Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

2014-2015

A Needle Woman: Galaxy was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir, 2014

Installation at Intimate Cosmologies: The Aesthetics of Scale in an Age of Nanotechnology, Cornell University, New York

2014

Photograph by Jaeho Chong

Kimsooja, Bottaris, 2014

Solo Exhibition at La Fabrica, Madrid, Spain

2014

 

Thread Routes - Chapter I, 2010

Installation at Total Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

2014

Photograph by Lee Stalswortha

Earth of Water, 2009

Installation at Daegu Contemporary Art Festival in Gangjeong,  Gangjeong

2014

Courtesy of Daegu Contemporary Art Festival in Gangjeong,  Gangjeong

To Breathe: The Flags, 2012

Installation at Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei

2014

Photograph by Weng-rong Chen

To Breathe: Mandala, 2014

Installation at Kewenig Gallery, Palma

2014

Courtesy of Kewenig Gallery, Palma

An Album: Sewing into Borderlines, 2013

Site specific installation at Mariposa Land Port of Entry, Arizona, USA

2013

 

Kimsooja Unfolding, 2013

Retrospective exhibition at Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

2013

Photo by Rachel Topham

Mandala: Zone of Zero, 2004 - 2010

Installation at Zacheta National Gallery, Poland

2013

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Photo by Maciej Landsberg

A Needle Woman

A Needle Woman, 1999 - 2001

Installation at Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

2013

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Photo by Nora Rupp

To Breathe: Bottari

To Breathe: Bottari, 2013

Solo Exhibition at The Korean Pavilion, Venice

2013

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Photo by Jaeho Chong

To Breathe - Flags, 2012

Instillation for the Contemporary Art Trail 2012 Aix-en-Provence, France

2012

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Photo by Elizabeth Carecchio

To Breathe, 2012

Solo exhibition at Kukje Gallery, Seoul

2012

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Photo by Sang Tae Kim

Bottari Tricycle, 2012

Installation at GLStrand, Copenhagen

2012

Courtesy of GLStrand, Copenhagen

Encounter - Looking into Sewing

Encounter - Looking into Sewing, 1998 - 2011

Solo exhibition at 44Møen, Denmark

2012

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Courtesy Kimsooja Studio and Kewenig Galerie, Berlin. Photo by Simon Vogel, Berlin/ Cologne

A Needle Woman

A Needle Woman, 1999 - 2001

Exhibition at Miami Art Museum

2012

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Earth - Water - Fire - Air

Earth - Water - Fire - Air, 2012

Installation at PERM Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia

2012

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Installation photo by Aleksey Gushchin

A Needle Woman

A Needle Woman, 2005

Installation at Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint Etienne

2012

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Photo by Yves Bresson

A Needle Woman

A Needle Woman, 1999 - 2001

Exhibition of the collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

2011

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Photo by Myung Yi-Shik

A Needle Woman, A Beggar Woman

Kimsooja, Solo exhibition at UMASS

Video installation at Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts Amhurst

2011

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Photos by Stephen Petegorsky

Mumbai: A Laundry Field

Mumbai: A Laundry Field, 2007 - 2008

Four channel video projection, sound, 10:25 min loop, 2007 - 2008

Site specific installation at Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2011

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Courtesy of the Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Photo by James Prinz

Bottari: The Island

Bottari: The Island, 2011

Site specific 8 Bottari installation at Palazzo Fortuni, Venice

2011

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Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Foundation and Raffaella Cortese Gallery, Milan. Photo by Jean-Pierre Gabriel

Lotus: Zone of Zero

Lotus: Zone of Zero, 2011

Installation at Plateau, Samsung Museum, Seoul

2011

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Courtesy of Plateau, Samsung Museum, Seoul

An Album: Hudson Guild

An Album: Hudson Guild, 2011

Single channel projection, sound, 31:39 min loop, 2009

Site specific screening at SVA theater, New York

2011

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Commissioned by More Art, New York. Photo by Jason Schmidt

To Breathe: Zuoz, installation view

To Breathe: Zuoz

Installation image Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz

2010

diffraction grating film on window, 5 windows
133.8 x 83 cm each, sound

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Photo by FBM Studio, Zürich

Earth - Water - Fire - Air, Installation view

Earth - Water - Fire - Air, 2009 - 2010

Installation view at Nuclear Power Plant Art Project - Yeonggwang, Korea

2010

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Mumbai: A Laundry Field, Video projection at Johanniterkirche Feldkirch, presented by Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein

Mumbai: A Laundry Field, 2008

Video projection at Johanniterkirche Feldkirch, presented by Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein

2010

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Mandala: Chant for Auschuwitz, Installation at Poznan Biennial in Hitler's former office at Zamek, Poznan

Mandala: Chant for Auschuwitz, 2010

Installation at Poznan Biennial in Hitler's former office at Zamek, Poznan

2010

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Photo by Adam Ciereszko

Earth - Water - Fire - Air, Hermes installation view

Earth - Water - Fire - Air, 2009 - 2010

Installation view at Atelier Hermes, Seoul

2010

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A Needle Woman, Installation at Nuit Blanche, Paris

A Needle Woman

Installation at Nuit Blanche, Paris

2009

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Commissioned by Nuit Blanche Paris 2009. Photos by Thierry Depagne

Mumbai: A Laundry Field, Installation at Continua Gallery, Le Moulin

Mumbai: A Laundry Field, 2009

Installation at Continua Gallery, Le Moulin

2009

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Photos by Thierry Depagne

Bottari, Installation at La Calmeleterie

Bottari, 2009

Installation at La Calmeleterie, Nazelles Negron, France

2009

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Photos by Andre Morin

Lotus: Zone of Zero

Lotus: Zone of Zero, 2003

Installation at Galerie Ravenstein, Brussels

2008

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Courtesy of the Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels and
the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea. Photos by Mikåel Falke

Mumbai: A Laundry Field

Mumbai: A Laundry Field, 1999 - 2001

Installation at Continua Gallery, Beijing

2008

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Photos by Oak Taylor Smith

The House Project

The House Project, 2008

Laukvik, Lofoten Islands, Norway

Installation at Lofoten International Art Festival

2008

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Photos by Kjell Ove Storvik

The Sun & The Moon

A Mirror Woman - The Sun & The Moon, 2008

The Sun - Unfolded, 2008

Video installation and framed photographs

Installation views from Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, 2008

This project was possible with the generous support of Shiseido Co., Ltd.

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Photos by Tadahisa Sakurai

Migrateurs Work

Bottari Truck - Migrateurs, "Je Reviendrai", 2007

Commissioned by Musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, France

Performance in Paris, November 10, 2007 and
Installation at MAC/VAL, Paris, 2008

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Photo by Thierry Depagne

Nuit Blanche

To Breathe: Invisible Mirror / Invisible Needle, 2006

Theatre du Chatelet
Nuit Blanche, Paris

October 7, 2006

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Photos by Thierry Depagne

Palacio de Cristal

To Breathe / Respirar
Respirar - Una mujer espejo, 2006

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Palacio de Cristal. Parque del Retiro. Madrid

April 27 to July 24, 2006

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Photos by José Luis Municio and Jaeho Chong,
Courtesy Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

Le Fenice

To Breathe / Respirar, 2006

The Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation
Teatro La Fenice, Venice

January 27 to March 20, 2006

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Photos by Luca Campigotto