Kimsooja: Talking Art at Tate Modern

News of an artist talk coming up next weekend.

Saturday 20 February 2010, 14.00–15.30

Kimsooja Needlewoman Patan
Kimsooja, video still detail of Patan from A Needle Woman - Patan, Havana, Rio de Janeiro, N 'Djamena, Sana'a, Jerusalem, 2005 © Courtesy Kimsooja Studio

Korean born artist Kimsooja is internationally known for her installations, films, photographs and performances. Her interest in fabrics references nomadic life in her trademark Bottari -bundles made of traditional Korean bedspreads, usually used to pack clothes.

This sense of wrapping and framing is also at the base of her video works, of which her multi channel pieces A Needle Woman and Mumbai: A Laundry Filed are the most striking examples. She is in conversation with film historian Maxa Zoller.

In collaboration with Art Monthly

Tate Modern Starr Auditorium
£9 (£5 concessions), booking recommended

For tickets book online or call 020 7887 8888.
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