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Jaewon Kim

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Jaewon Kim(he/him) is a visual artist living and working in Seoul, South Korea.

Kim primarily works with video, photography, and installation to discuss the lives of queer people and people living with HIV/AIDS. Working from his personal experiences, Kim devises narratives that trace moments from the past and the future. Much of his work considers how the force of disease affects personal relationships.

Kim has held solo exhibitions at SPACE Four One Three (Seoul, 2021) and ROOM 806-2 (Seoul, 2020). His work has been shown at Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, 2022), Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (Los Angeles, 2022), Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, 2022), Art Sonje Center (Seoul, 2022), Seoul International PRIDE Film Festival (Seoul, 2021), Busan International Video Art Festival (Busan, 2017). He has participated in group exhibitions at Buk-Seoul Museum of Art (Seoul, 2023), Ulsan Art Museum (Ulsan, 2022), Total Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul, 2021), and Ilmin Museum of Art (Seoul, 2019), among other venues.