Sylbee Kim

Upon graduation of School of Visual Arts, Korea National University of Arts, Sylbee Kim acquired a Meisterschueler from University of Arts Berlin for media art. Since 2005, Kim has been active between Berlin and Seoul, presenting works ranging from video to installation, 3D and 2D prints, and performance. Kim held solo exhibitions at Insa Art Space, Space O’Newwall, and Project Space SARUBIA, and participated in group shows hosted at Mediacity Seoul, MMCA Seoul, and Seoul Museum of Art, as well as at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein and Real DMZ Project. In 2017, Kim was selected for the Seventh Sindoh Artist Support Program.

  • Education
    • 2010 Meisterschuler degree in Experimental Media, University of Arts, Berlin (under Maria Vedder and Hito Steyerl), Germany
      2007 NICA Exchange Grant, Cooper Union, New York, U.S.A.
      2005 B. A. major in Art Theory, minor in Visual Art, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2018 《Cradle of Regrets》, Hapjungjigu, Seoul, Korea
      2018 《Garden of Regrets》, Sindoh Art Space, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2021 《Minds Rising, Spirits Tuning》, Gwangju Biennale
      2019 《For Better or Worse》, Kunstverein Gottingen
      2019 《Vertiginous Data》, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
      2016 《Neriri Kiruru Harara: SeMA Biennal Mediacity Seoul》, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residency
      2018 Residency, Gasworks London, funded by Art Council Korea

      2017 Awardee, the 7th SINAP: Sindoh Artist Support Program, Seoul, Korea

      2019 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
      2014 Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
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〈Trinity: Finance-Credit-Spirituality〉, 2019, Single Channel 4K transferred to HD, color, sound, 11’22”; wall painting, polymer clay, 3D PLA print, dyed cotton. Original score by Mobilegirl. Commissioned by National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Image courtesy of National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Hyunmoo Lee

〈Garden of Regrets〉, 2018, Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, B/W, sound, 5’17”; 3D PLA prints, digital print on PET and adhesive sheet, mirrors, Photography by Gim Ik Hyun. Image courtesy of Artist

〈A Sexagesimal Love Letter〉, 2016 HD, 9:16, color, sound, 6’18”; A Little Warm Death: digital print, 700 x 260 cm; Sisters in the Plutocratic Universe: 4K transferred to HD, 16:9, color, sound, 11’04”. Commissioned by SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2016, Image courtesy of Seoul Museum of Art

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