Community at Large: Contemporary Korean Art talking about Communities
November 15, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 12 PM- 2PM | 857 Kaneff Tower, York University
In this talk, Jieun Rhee will introduce three contemporary South Korean artists/art collectives in South Korea—Okin Collective, Mixrice, and Siren eunyoung Jung—whose art activities have evolved around changes and challenges that the communities have undergone in the processes of the turbulent history of modern South Korea.
Jieun Rhee is Professor in the Department of Art History at Myongji University, Seoul, Korea. She published articles on contemporary Asian Art in various journals such as Art History (Blackwell, London), Oriental Art (Singapore), N. Paradoxa (London), Art Theory and Practice (Seoul) and book chapters such as Feminism Art Theory: An Anthology 1968-2014 (Wiley-Blackwell). She is also the author of The Five Senses in Contemporary Art (Gamgakui Misulkwan, Seoul, 2012). Dr. Rhee is currently a visiting scholar at the History, Theory, Criticism Program at MIT.
This talk was organized by Hong Kal (Department of Visual Art and Art History, York University) and presented by the Korean Office for Research and Education (KORE) funded by the Academy of Korean Studies. It is co-presented by the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) at York University.