Heejin Kim

Heejin Kim is Curator, Director of Art Space Pool (2010 – present) and former curator of Insa Art Space (IAS), Seoul of Arts Council Korea from 2006 to 2009. Kim’s curatorial interest is institutional critique from the perspective of cultural politics, artists’ practice-oriented knowledge production, articulation of local creative languages and performative education in curating. Kim’s projects take various forms: collective research lab, dialogical discursive workshop and publication. Some of the project examples include “Dongducheon: A Walk to Remember, A Walk to Envision” (2007-08, New Museum, New York/IAS, Seoul), “John Bock: 2 handbags in a pickle” (2008, Arko Art Center, Seoul/IAS), “Unconquered: Critical Visions from South Korea” (2009, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City), “Tongue, Liberated!” (2008, IAS) and most recently, “Day of Confidence” (2010), “Yongik Kim” (2011) and “INTERFERENCE : Modern & Contemporary Korean Art Criticism Text Archive Anthology & Beyond.”

(As of 2012)

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Heejin Kim