Tools for a Break:
Korean Crafts & Design
21 February to 7 March 2015
21 February 2015, 12 pm
Maximilianstr. 22, 80539 Munich
A single concept runs through the whole spectrum of Keum Art-Project’s new exhibition. Through an interplay of craftwork, design and sound-installation elements, the exhibition reflects the different layers of meaning contained in the Korean concept of shium: “to relax”, “to pause”, “to experience physical and spiritual refreshment.” Combining visual, tactile and auditory stimuli, the exhibition takes a playful look at the possibilities for “taking a break” in the urban environment.
Traditional and contemporary approaches to ‘taking a break” in South Korea have already been explored by the National Folk Museum of Korea, in their 2013 exhibition,Shium, ...
Participating Artists and Designers:
CHUNG Hae Cho, GIO Kisang, KANG Ki Ho, KIM Jeong Seob, KIM Sang Woo, KIM Byungho, LEE Joohyun, LEE Sam Woong, MYUNG Dan Young, MIN So Young, PARK Jai Woo, PARK Joo Hyung, PARK Ye Yoen, SEO Jeong Hwa, Studio Blank, SONG Seung Yong