Kim Hong-hee graduated from Ewha Womans University with a degree in French literature. After receiving a master’s degree in art history from Concordia University in Canada, she returned home to complete a doctoral program in the same subject at Hongik University. She has served as director of SSamzie Space (1998--2008) and the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art (2006--2010), as well as commissioner for the 2000 Gwangju Biennale and the Korean Pavilion at the 2003 Venice Biennale and general director for the 2006 Gwangju Biennale. Her studies and books include Feminism · Video · Art (1998) and Good Morning, Mr. Paik (2007). She is currently director of the Seoul Museum of Art and a selection committee member for the artistic director of the 2017 Kassel Documenta exhibition.