In this SomoS artist interview, we present South-Korean artist Jiyeon Kim who divides her time between Seoul and Berlin. She speaks about portraiture in the digital era, and the relation between online images and real life painting. The interview was conducted during Kim’s artist residency at SomoS early 2020, and published at the occasion of her solo exhibition Meme Paintings, June 9th until July 18th 2020.
Between June 9 and July 18 2020, SomoS presents the exhibition Meme Paintings by South-Korean painter Jiyeon Kim, who explores ways of representing the individual in our digital era.
In her solo exhibition titled “Spiegel/반사!,” Korean visual artist Black Jaguar uses performance, fashion, video and drawing to deflect misogyny.
SomoS Artist-in-Residence October-December 2019 Black Jaguar is a South-Korean feminist activist and multidisciplinary artist, whose work is strongly rooted in the political aim of identifying and subverting patriarchy. Her art encompasses performance, photography, fashion and drawing, which she brings together with a bold, expressive and disruptive style.
SomoS Artist-in-Residence Ivetta Sunyoung Kang is a Montreal-based South Korean multidisciplinary artist. She unearths and recontextualizes the memories and ideologies imprinted in found analog film footage.
March 2019, SomoS Berlin presented the solo exhibition “BERRYLIN,” by Artist-in-Residence Berry Kim (Seoul), in which she used painting, drawing, murals and fabric prints to create a unique world based on her Berlin experiences.
South Korean painter Berry Kim celebrates individuality and expression of character through colorful mixed-media paintings, drawings, sculptures, and wearable art.
February 2018, young painter Seung-Joon Choi joins SomoS from Changwon University, South Korea, as part of an academic Korean residency exchange.
Early 2018, SomoS Art House Berlin hosted and exhibited three Young Korean artists from Changwon National University, South Korea, in an academic residency exchange.
Kang Dasom, born 1994 in South Korea, works in painting and sculpture. The fundamental theme of her work is the desire for the dignity of life. In her view, technocratic modern life, which places capital and productivity in the center of all values, has become universal and has resulted in the loss of humanity, and […]
An exhibition of the art of two young Korean artists at SomoS gallery space, featuring Dasom Kang (sculpture and painting) and Hyun Soo Cho (painting), showing work produced at SomoS in Berlin as part of a Korean residency cooperation between Keum Art Projects (Berlin), the Changwon National University, Changwon, and SomoS.
Visual artist, curator, researcher Jungsuck Kang is interested in the joint matrix of video games, the Internet and personal computers.
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 […]
SomoS is proud to present Healing the Process, a solo exhibition by soft sculpture/fiber artist WonJu Kim, produced in Berlin to conclude her three-month participation in the SomoS Artist-in-Residence program. In Healing the Process, Kim illuminates the journey of her recuperation from injuries caused by a car accident and its very tangible impact on her […]
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.
SomoS welcomes Nina Hong (Seoul) to its artistic community. The visual artist, who works in installation and painting, joined SomoS Art House in March 2017 to begin a three-month residency. In her work, Nina Hong explores the subject of female social status and behavior.
The starting point of Korean installation artist Nina Hong’s work is questioning femininity, especially Korean femininity.
SomoS host a pop-up dinner “Korean Kitchen with Mimi Kang.” Taking place at the spacious salon of SomoS Art House, it offers participants the opportunity to explore her delicious Korean interpretation of Asian dishes using local fresh ingredients.
SomoS hosts the second Korean Cooking Workshop by Mimi Kang. offering up to eight participants the opportunity to explore a Korean interpretation of Asian dishes using local fresh ingredients.
Thursday 14th July 2016, from 5 – 9pm, SomoS hosts a Korean Cooking Workshop with Minjung Kang. It will be held at the spacious kitchen of SomoS Art House, and offers up to eight participants the opportunity to explore a Korean interpretation of Asian dishes using local fresh ingredients.