Soft sculpture, waste, artistic cooperation, cultural differences, healing and spirituality – Danielle Reid spoke with current SomoS Artist-in-Residence, South Korean artist Wonju Kim about her soft sculpture/fiber art which will be presented in her solo exhibition Healing the Process at SomoS, opening November 21, 6-9pm. In Healing the Process, Kim illuminates the journey of her […]
Writer, visual artist and activist Lena Chen (previously Elle Peril) (b. 1987, San Francisco) explores women’s identity and trauma through performance and text. One of the earliest documented cases of “revenge porn”, Chen embarked on a five-year experiment living under an alternate identity as nude model “Elle Peril” to reclaim agency over her image and […]
Summer 2017 SomoS Artist-in Residence WonJu Kim is a Fiber and Soft Sculpture artist active between South Korea, Europe, and the U.S.A. Her thoughtful and poetic installations explore themes of healing, diversity and memory in a direct and personal way.
Multidisciplinary artist Hagoromo Okamoto creates performances and installations which incorporate photography, film and video, addressing topics such as memory, trauma and the father figure on both a personal as well as cultural level.