-BiographyEunmi Mimi Kim 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... Read More
Eunmi Mimi Kim 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 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.
Mimi is a selected artist of the 2018 international contest of contemporary art YICCA, Associazione A.p.s. Moho, Italy. Awarded an exhibition at HDLU museum, Croatian Association of Fine Artists, Zagreb, Croatia, to occur in 2019. Her work has been internationally shown in exhibitions and artist talk, to highlight: ‘Thinking Through Sound’, Design Museum, London. ‘Mundane Mantra’, St. John Church, as a part of First Thursdays that is organised by Whitechapel Gallery. ‘Hey, Siri, What am I doing?’ at Safe House 1, London that is supported by The Korean Women’s International Association UK (KOWIN) and artist talk part of exhibition event at Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK). Recently, she’s been a selected artist for the magazine Murze, featured and interviewed.
UK, London, Royal College of Art — MA Information Experience Design, 2018Rep. Of Korea, Seoul, Hanyang University — BA Fine Arts, Multimedia and Interactive Design, 2013
YICCA 2018 — Prsten Gallery - HDLU museum, Croatian Association of Fine Artists, Zagreb, Croatia, 2019 (Jan)Hey, Siri, What am I doing? — Safe House 1, London, 2018 supported by The Korean Women’s International Association UK(KOWIN)Hey, Siri, What am I doing? Artist Talk — Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK), London, 2018 RCA MA Final Show — West Work, London, 2018RCA Work-In-Progress Show — RCA Garden House, London, 2018 Mundane Mantra — Organised by White Chapel Gallery, St. John Church, Bethnal Green, London, 2018Operating Manual For Living in the Worst Case Scenario — Cabinet, New York, 2017Thinking Through Sound Intervention — Design Museum, London, 2016VoyageTypography — Chiangmai, Thailand, 2014Design Complexicon International Exhibition — Seoul, Korea, 2012Design END & BEGIN (International Invitation Exhibition) — KDDA (Korea Digital Artist Association), Seoul, Korea 2012Triangle: Hanyang University BA Fine Arts Degree Show — Digital Pavilion, Seoul, Korea 2012
-Award | Funding
2018 — YICCA (International Contest of Contemporary Art, Selected Artist2018 — Murze Featured by magazine interview, Selected Artist2017 — CHS (Critical History Studies) MA Dissertation @ Royal College of Art awarded as a Distinction2016 — USA, RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), MFA shortlisted for a scholarship.2016 — USA, NYU, MA shortlisted for a scholarship