Kimsooja (born 1957 in Taegu, Korea, lives and works in New York, Paris and Seoul) is an internationally acclaimed conceptual multi-media artist. Addressing issues of the displaced self and others, the artist's work combines performance, video, photo and installation using sound, light and Korean bedcovers. Kimsooja investigates questions concerning the conditions of humanity, while engaging issues of aesthetics, culture, politics, and the environment. Kimsooja explores materiality/immateriality, mobility/immobility, by non-making and non-doing, which inverts the notion of the artist as the predominant actor. The artist's journey evolves with the continuous unfolding of her concept of Bottari (bundle) and the notions of Needle and Mirror.

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 Kimsooja - La Lanterne du Bon Dieu (DVD)
French edition, English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A film by Gilles Coudert and Damien Faure about the stained glass windows made by Kimsooja for the Metz Cathedral: a dialogue between contemporary art and cultural heritage and between Eastern and Western thought.
 Kimsooja - To Breathe (book / DVD)
bilingual edition (English / French), original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
A DVD-book which documents Korean artist Kimsooja's transfigurational installation at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, as part of the France-Korea year.
 Kimsooja - To Breathe: Bottari
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Fully illustrated retrospective monograph based on Kimsooja's project presented at the Korean Pavilion of the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013, with numerous newly commissioned and re-published texts.
 Kimsooja - To Breathe: Bottari - Limited edition
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
currently out of stock
Limited edition of Kimsooja's monograph, accompanied by a Korean Bottari and a screenprinted bag.
 Kimsooja - Works & Process (DVD)
original version (English / Spanish / French), subtitles in English and French
a.p.r.e.s editions - Works & Process (DVD)
25.00 20.00 €
Various documentary approaches of Kimsooja's work (8 films).

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