photo tumblr_mnjc3dnt7M1r0i205o5_500_zps8c4e7490.jpg  photo Crystal_Palace_02_zpsbc706b84.jpg  photo tumblr_mnjc3dnt7M1r0i205o2_500_zpscd02c5b7.jpg  photo tumblr_mnjc3dnt7M1r0i205o1_500_zps707d25ed.jpg Kimsooja (b. Taegu, Korea, 1957) is a world-renowned artist, currently living in New York. Her work has been exhibited throughout Asia, America and Europe, and her practice includes installations, photographs, performances and videos. Her subject matter ranges from nomadism, the relationship between self and the other, and addressing the role of women and the human being in the chaotic world in which we live. Kimsooja uses minimal elements: a translucent diffraction film that covers the vault, the entire glass structure of the palace, a mirror that covers the floor, combined with the sound of the artists' breathing in the soundtrack The Weaving Factory, 2004. She brings the audience into a transforming experience and invites them to experiment with their minds, mobilizing senses, awareness, and imagination into focus. Kimsooja composed To Breathe - A Mirror Woman specifically for the space configuration of the Palacio de Cristal in Madrid. The artist incorporates the architectural structure of the building into the mirrors on the floor, to expand and unite space.  photo tumblr_mnjc3dnt7M1r0i205o3_500_zps1a8fa517.jpg  photo tumblr_mnjc3dnt7M1r0i205o4_500_zps9372c14b.jpg

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