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.
Reconfiguring the Meme Machine consists of a series of workshops and rituals conducted by Australian artist Bianca Tainsh during the month of September as she concludes her artist residency at SomoS in Berlin, Germany. The project, which aims to “reverse the tide on mass consumerism” by engineering a “Memetic Virus” – a concept that jumps […]
During the Berlin Pornfilmfestival, October 23-27th 2013, which, after Panorama, has become the city’s largest platform for narrative, documentary and experimental cinema about sexuality and identity, SomoS presents Rule 34, a group exhibition of similarly innovative artistic positions. In internet folklore, Rule 34 stipulates that anything thinkable can be made into porn, or probably already […]