Artist Talk with Do Ho Suh
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The event is for: students - anyone - employees
Before the Friday evening opening of Do Ho Suh's solo exhibition at Bildmuseet, the artist will give a public talk. The event is a collaboration with the Umeå School of Architecture, Bildmuseet's neighbour at the Umeå Arts Campus.
Time for the lecture: 4pm. Venue: The Theatre, Umeå School of Architecture.
Artist Do Ho Suh investigates architecture as both physical and psychological spaces. He has painstakingly documented the rooms where he has lived and worked - his childhood home in South Korea and apartments and studios in New York and London - to then recreate them as striking visual works of art.
In the 16 m long Passage/s installation on Bildmuseet's top floor, the artist combines passages and corridors from the different homes he has lived in. In translucent textile structures, he gives form to experiences of mobility and change; crossing borders and moving between different mental spaces. A video installation leads us through an infinite corridor of shifting environments; another transports us vertically through a never ending building.
Do Ho Suh (b. 1962, South Korea) lives and works in London. He represented South Korea at the Venice Biennale in 2011, and has exhibited at an array of museums in Asia, the USA and Europe. This is his first solo exhibition in Scandinavia.