South Korean artist Sora Kim, KCCUK’s ‘2015 Artist of the Year’
KCCUK presented the first London solo exhibition of acclaimed South Korean artist Sora Kim, marking her nomination as ‘2015 Artist of the Year’. The exhibition centred on the project 2,3, a new conceptual performance exploring notions of togetherness and visibility. Kim is one of the key Korean artists of her generation.
Sora Kim’s exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre, London will be held 12 October – 5 December 2015. It marks her nomination as ‘2015 Artist of the Year’.
‘Artist of the Year’ is the KCC’s major annual award programme, introducing a key aspect of Korea’s vibrant contemporary art scene to UK audiences. The jurors for this year’s award were Jonathan Watkins (Director, Ikon Gallery), Emily Pethick (Director, Showroom), Binna Choi (Director, CASCO) and Je Yun Moon (Curator, KCCUK).
‘2014 Artist of the Year’ was awarded to Lee Bul. Her first UK solo exhibition was held at the KCC in collaboration with Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.