Platform 2009: Platform in KIMUSA

KIMUSA, Artsonje Center (Seoul)

Runa Islam Assault 2008 16mm film
Photo Jon Lowe, courtesy White Cube

The Platform in KIMUSA segment of fourth staging of the annual contemporary art festival takes as its theme ‘void of memory’, exploring the relationship between art and cities under the three key ideas of ‘public’,’ ‘space’ and ‘life’. Kimusa, the old site of the Defense Security Command, is a meaningful place historically, architecturally, and culturally, and slated become home to Korea’s National Museum of Contemporary Art in 2012. Participating from Japan are Kataoka Mami (Co-curator), Che Kyongfa (Invited curator), and artists Kuribayashi Takashi, Shinoda Taro, Shimabuku, Miyanaga Aiko, Yoneda Tomoko among others..


Also Recommended at Artsonje Center
Ham Kyungah: Desire and Anesthesia (Through 10.25)

ART iT ArtiBlog: Che Kyongfa

ART iT ArtiBlog: Shinoda Taro (written in Japanese)

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