Ah-Bin Shim

Ah-Bin Shim shows a series of thought process regarding life and reality through her painting, video and installation works. Simple and intuitive way of her visual language often delivers humor which marks Shim’s style of work. She attempts to reveal raw, honest emotions by getting at the fundamentals of human existence, and in so doing hopes to call attention to the meaning of life and offer some consolation in the face of the ineluctable solitude and pain of existence. Ah-Bin Shim was born in 1976 in Korea and currently lives and works in Seoul, Korea.

  • Education
    • 2004 MSc in Electronic Imaging, DJCAD: Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland/UK
      2000 BFA in Time Based Art, DJCAD: Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland/UK
      1998 Film & Video, Kaywon University of Art & Design, Uiwang, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2016 《Circle Triangle Square》, Gallery2, Seoul, Korea
      2013 《Opposite Poles of a Unity》, Space Willing N Dealing, Seoul, Korea.
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2019 《ZENTRIFIED!》, Thomas Park Gallery, New York, USA
      2016 《The Aesthetics of Measuring Relations》, Blume Museum of Contemporary Art, Paju, Korea
      2014 《Prism, Nam-June Paik & New Media Art》, Gyengnam Art Museum, Changwon, Korea
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residencies
      2016 Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea
      2005 S-AIR, Intercross Creative Center, Sapporo, Japan
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〈You & I〉, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 30×30cm each (total 10 pieces). Image Courtesy Artist

〈Meaning of a Straight Line〉, 2013, thread on canvas, 45.5×37.9cm. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Answering One’s Own Question〉, 2018, acrylic on canvas, wooden structure, 250×150×220cm. Image Courtesy Artist

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