Bonam Kim

Premiere DateOct 30, 2018
00:00 Introduction
00:39 Bonam Kim
01:57 Knapsack Geotic
07:13 Coming to the States
16:51 Exploring Fear
20:32 Exploring Humor
22:56 Nars Foundation
29:04 The Second Door Doe Paoro
33:21 Outro
33:42 Finish

Bonam Kim is a Brooklyn-based sculptor whose work speaks to her experiences of displacement and her struggle with cultural identity. Bonam received her received a BFA and MFA degree from Hong-ik University in Seoul, South Korea. In 2016, she completed her second MFA in sculpture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She was featured as an emerging artist from DongBangYoGae, Art in Culture magazine in Seoul. Also, she was nominated for the Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship. She has participated in the residency program at Trestle Art Space (June – December, 2016) and was awarded the Stutzman Family Foundation Graduate Fellowship for her residency at the Vermont Studio Center (February, 2017). Recently she attended the Wassaic Project Residency and the Nars Foundation’s residency.

All images courtesy of the artist

Luggage Monster, 2017-2018
Plaster, gauze, bags / Performance / 18.5″ x 23″ x 83″

Through The Crack, 2015
Wood, hinge, floor sheet, insulated foam
35″ x 35″ 77″

Story of a Stranger, 2018
Trunk, dollhouse miniatures, wood, paint
27″ x 24″ x 19.5 ”

Because We Don’t Have a Window, 2018
Drywall / Collaboration with Monica Mazzone at NARS Foundation
6″ x 6″

Between Dream and Dark, 2018
Dollhouse miniature, leather, wood, LED light
8.5″ x 35″ x 36″

Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down, 2018
Wood, screws, silicone
7″ x 3″ x 5.2″

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