Topic: Portraiture

Portrait of Berlin-based South-Korean artist Jiyeon Kim speaking about her work, sitting in her atelier.

From Selfie to Story

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.

Bodily

The Bodily group exhibition at SomoS offered fresh perspectives on portraiture and the body, presenting photography, painting, drawing, sculpture by Ioanna Natsikou, Luiza Schiavo, Moran Sanderovich, Ileana Pascalau and Hanae Moreno.