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Citizen Not Barbarian with Kyungmi Shin
Kyungmi Shin will talk about her recent body of work where she explores her family’s histories, identities and migrations by interrogating global colonialism, its relationship to and effect on the multiple languages that frame who we are, how we see and what we know. Shin intervenes in layers of paintings and photographs to reveal the cultural confluences and exchanges that occurred as a result of western imperialism.

Kyungmi Shin (lives and works in Los Angeles) is a visual artist working in painting, photography and sculpture. She received MFA from UC Berkeley in 1995. Her works have been exhibited at Orange County Museum of Art, California; The Berkeley Art Museum, California; Art Sonje Center, Seoul; Japanese American National Art Museum, Los Angeles; and Torrance Art Museum, California. The artist received numerous grants including California Community Foundation Grant, Durfee Grant, Pasadena City Individual Artist Fellowship and Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence Grants. Her work is part of the permanent collections at the Getty Center, Los Angeles and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, California. She has completed over 20 public artworks, and her most recent public video sculpture was installed at the Netflix headquarters in Hollywood, California in 2018.

Jan 21, 2022 04:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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