REVIEW: Kimsooja's "Unfolding" @ Vancouver Art Gallery

ArtAsiaPacific
Jan 10, 2014 6:08AM

Embodiment is more than a research topic for South Korean-born artist Kimsooja. It is a way of life, enveloping everything from her name—technically (and colloquially) Kim Sooja, but the space between first and last name has been dropped in order to skirt assumptions on gender and cultural identity—to the way she carries herself and communicates. Such affections don’t come across as gimmick or performance, but rather, they convey a sincere and all encompassing concern for the concepts she explores.

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