EUNMI MIMI KIM

Location: Mile End
Website: www.4mimism.xyz
Bio:

Biography

Eunmi Mimi Kim(b. South Korea, 1988) was born and raised in South Korea. She completed her undergraduate degree at Hanyang University, Korea, a BA Fine Arts, Multimedia & Interactive Design, received her MA at Royal College of Art, London UK where she studied Information Experience Design - Experimental Design. She is an emerging interdisciplinary artist, her work is quite eclectic yet eccentric from design to new media art including installation, performance and sound art. The artist is mainly interested in the sensory perception and its corresponding communication. Most of her works tend to be self-reflective and research-driven that are related to her scientific and medical interest; embodied cognition, neural activity, sensorial experience, sensory deprivation and therapeutic experience.

Her work has been internationally shown in exhibitions and relevant occasions, to highlight: ‘Thinking Through Sound(2016)’, Design Museum, London, ‘Mundane Mantra (2018)’, St. John Church, as a part of First Thursdays that is organised by Whitechapel Gallery. ‘Ways to Experience(2019)’ that was sponsored by a government organisation called Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK), London, she and her friend initiated to gather artists who have the common denominator, selected as a finalist for an annual open call, had a group show.

Recently, her group exhibition got featured by London Korean Link and London Live TV Channel, Art Rabbit also her own work got featured and had an interview by some of the magazines - Elephant, Create! And Murze magazine. She’s been a finalist including 2018 international contest of contemporary art YICCA, CICA New Media Art Conference (NMAC) 2019, Insatiable Mind SIAF (Salisbury International Arts Festival):WILTSHIRE CREATIVE 2019 and Sunny Art Prize 2019 etc.

Exhibitions:

Exhibition

2019 | 4482 awards group Exhibition — Itta Space, Incheon, Korea (Oct)\
2019 | Sunny Art Prize Exhibition — Sunny Art Centre, London, UK (Oct)
2019 | WAYS TO EXPERIENCE 2019 KCCUK Open Call — Government Organisation: KCCUK (Korean Cultural Centre UK)
2019 | Insatiable Mind SIAF (Salisbury International Arts Festival) — Wiltshire Creative, Salisbury Arts Centre, Playhouse, Salisbury, UK
2019 | STRANGER THAN FICTION — Curated by LoosenArt, Millepiani Space, Rome, Italy
2019 | THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOON — 4482, Oxo Tower Wharf, London
2019 | Interior Futures — a new multi-volume book project published by Crucible Press, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2019 | YICCA 2018 — International Contest of Contemporary Art, Prsten Gallery, HDLU museum (Croatian Association of Fine Artists), Zagreb, Croatia
2018 | Open / No Theme — Contemporary Art Gallery Online’s 2018 (5th Annual) Open/No Theme art competition and exhibition, Photography & Digital art.
2018 | Hey, Siri, What am I doing? — Safe House 1, London supported by The Korean Women’s International Network UK(KOWIN)
2018 | RCA MA Final Show — West Work, London
2018 | RCA Work-In-Progress Show — RCA Garden House, London
2018 | Mundane Mantra — ‘First Thursdays’ Organised by White Chapel Gallery, St. John Church, Bethnal Green, London
2017 | Operating Manual For Living in the Worst Case Scenario — Cabinet, New York, USA
2016 | Thinking Through Sound Intervention — Design Museum, London
2014 | VoyageTypography — Chiangmai, Thailand
2012 | Design Complexicon International Exhibition — Seoul, Korea
2012 | Design END & BEGIN (International Invitation Exhibition) — KDDA (Korea Digital Artist Association), Seoul, Korea
2012 | Triangle: Hanyang University BA Fine Arts Degree Show — Digital Pavilion, Seoul, Korea

Participation

2019 | Performance Inward <c> Outward: Contemplation Chamber — Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK), London
2019 | CICA New Media Art Conference (NMAC) 2019 — Exhibitor & Presenter
2019 | Artist Talk, K-ART NOW — Oxo Tower Wharf, London
2018 | Artist Talk, Who am I — Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK), London
2018 | Performance Inward <—> Outward: Contemplation Chamber— Regents Canal, London
2018 | Performance Inward <—> Outward: Contemplation Chamber— Piccadilly Circus, London

Award

2019 | Sunny Art Prize 2019 Finalist
2019 | KCCUK Open Call 2019 Finalist
2019 | 4482 Award with Itta Space Award, awarded exhibition as a Finalist
2019 | Insatiable Mind SIAF (Salisbury International Arts Festival), WILTSHIRE CREATIVE 2019, Finalist
2019 | International group exhibition Stranger than Fiction curated by LoosenArt, Finalist
2019 | 13th edition of Art Prize Laguna 2019 First Selection - Performance
2019 | 13th edition of Art Prize Laguna 2019 First Selection - Video art
2019 | Nominated for the Soohoh Award and the 4482 Award with Itta Space Award.
2018 | YICCA (International Contest of Contemporary Art) Finalist
2017 | CHS (Critical History Studies) MA Dissertation @ Royal College of Art awarded as a Distinction
2016 | USA, RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), MFA shortlisted for the Fellowship & Assistantship
2016 | USA, NYU, MA shortlisted for the Scholarship