In 2012, Ju Hyun Lee, a performance artist, and Ludovic Burel
(born 1968 in Lille, lives and works in Paris), artist and publisher (it: éditions
), established the KVM research platform, which mainly focuses on the critique of design
. Their work has been presented in various forms: an installation in “Store and Scores” (the Tator Gallery, Lyon, France) and “Parasite and Mimicry” (the Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania); installation-performances in “Celebration of the Body #2” (the Mouldings Museum of Lyon, France & the Saint-Fons Fine Arts Centre, France); conference performances (Raven Row, London, England; Artem, Nancy, France; the City of Design, Saint-Étienne, France; the Book Society, Seoul, the Republic of Korea). In 2013, they were prize winners of the Institut Français's “Hors-les-murs” programme (the Republic of Korea). In 2014, their project Pop and Political Korean Karaoke
received the support of the French National Foundation of Graphic and Plastic Arts (FNAGP) and the Rhône-Alpes Creative Incentive Fund (FIACRE).
See also Ludovic Burel
; Philippe Artières & Ludovic Burel