-Multi disciplinary Artist
-Co-founder of Commonland magazine
Soyeon Kim is a South Korean artist (1995, Seoul) who lives and works in London, UK. She studied MA Fine Art at UAL Chelsea College of Arts in London and BFA Painting at Chung-ang University in Seoul.
Also Minor at Acting for stage which influenced her to explore Multidisciplinary way of expressing.
Participated in and curated multiple group exhibitions in an unconventional space like formal courthouse and diverse creative venue like match stick pie house.
She actively practices as a performer in collaboration in ‘Make Utopia Great Again’ and ‘Seduction of Artifice’.
Her way of crossing over different medium, utilizing visual and textual elements of theatre and working in collaboration was deeply influenced by her study in acting which could be found in ‘Knowitall bakery’ and ‘Two Suns’
Her inspiration stems from actual cultural and social issues she lived through-such as her firsthand experience of domestic abuse, radical social climate change in Korea.
In London, she experiments applying Korea's distinctive motives derived from traditional cultural archives
in a new socio-political context she faced
Education & Qualification
Jan, 2022 MA Fine Art, UAL Chelsea College of Arts
Apr, 2019 Certificate of Culture and Arts education
2017-2019 Minor in Acting for Stage , Chung-ang University
2015-2019 BA Fine Art, Chung-ang University
Nov, 2021 <3:30am>, County courts, cleaver street
Nov, 2021 <POSTCARDS FROM ISOLATION>, Archaeological Museum Innsbruck
Oct, 2021 <Diva's Boudoir>, participated as a co-performer of artist Alberto Maggini
Oct, 2021 <Unknown Observers> curated by Sotheby's institution curators,Cookhouse gallery
Sep, 2021 <Rally> Chelsea college of Arts
Sep, 2021 <Qwere London>, participated as a Performer of ‘Make Utopia Great again’
Jun, 2021 <WIP>, Chelsea college of Arts
Feb, 2021 <Heterotopia>, Online Exhibition
Dec, 2020 Late at Tate online event 'Constructing Landscapes/Building Worlds'
Nov, 2020 <Group 1,2> Group Exhibition , Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea college of Arts
Nov, 2020 <Chrysanthemum>, Off-site show, group exhibition / Covent Garden, UK
Oct, 2020 <Veils> Online Group exhibition
Jul, 2019 Korea live art fair < Inspiration Eternalle>,
ROUEN 2019 ,19, Place de Basse Vielle Tour 76000 ROUEN, France
May, 2019 Group exhibition <너머보기> , Space nalzip, Republic of Korea
Nov, 2018 Graduation exhibition, Gallery Lamer, Republic of Korea
Nov, 2016 I’m fine 3rd project <쌤쌤> ,Gallery 301 , Chung-ang university seoul campus, Republic of Korea