Dates: 7 DEC 2018 – 28 APR 2019
Venue: National Museum of the XXI Century Arts, Rome
Gim Hongsok and Kim Sooja are participating in a group exhibition 《The STREET. Where the world is made》 at National Museum of the XXI Century Arts (Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo), Rome, Italy through April 28, 2019. More than 140 artists and over 200 works are shown to describe a space through multicultural, polyglot, colorful, scary, stimulating, deafening story of the streets of the whole world.
The exhibition is organized based on themes – public actions, daily life, politics, the community, innovation, the role of the institution – fundamental for understanding the new functions and identity of the modern-day street. Gim Hongsok, together with Chen Shaoxiong and Tsuyoshi Ozawa as the project group ‘Xijing Men,’ shows 〈I Love Xijing – The Daily Life of Xijing Presidents〉(2009), and Kim Sooja presents 〈A Needle Woman〉(2009), which investigates metaphysical themes of consciousness and social identity.