KORE EVENT | Community at Large: Contemporary Korean Art Talking about Communities with Jieun Rhee
In this talk, Jieun Rhee will introduce three contemporary South Korean artists/art collectives in South Korea–Okin Collective, Mixrice and Siren Eun Young 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, and Criticism of Architecture and Art Program at MIT.
This talk is organized by the Korea in the World, the World in Korea project at York University. It is funded by the Academy of Korean Studies and presented with the support of the York Centre for Asian Research.