Seoul-based artist Yunchul Kim and his glimmering kinetic sculptures.
Yunchul Kim is a transdisciplinary artist and electronic music composer who works in installations, drawings, sound, texts and other media. Dynamically integrating science, technology, music, philosophy and poetry into his practice, Kim unravels a universe of material entanglements, and his transmaterial work has been recognized with the 2016 Collide International Award (CERN) and awards at VIDA 15.0, Ars Electronica and Transmediale, among others. Also an active member of many cutting-edge collaborative research projects such as Materiality (KIAS, leader), Liquid Things (Univ. of Applied Arts, Vienna) and Fluid Skies, in 2014 he found Studio Locus Solus in Seoul. .
His works have been shown internationally including: Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama; KUMU, Tallinn; CCCB, Barcelona; FACT, Liverpool; ZKM, Germany; Ars Electronica, Austria; International Triennial of New media art, China; VIDA15.0, Spain; Transmediale, Germany; ISEA, Germany; and New York Digital Salon, amongst others. His current solo show, Gyre, is at the Korean Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, 2022