CV

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California, USA
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Education

1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Arts, University of California at Los Angeles
 

Selected exhibitions

2019
Our Only Guide Is Our Homesickness, Skid Row History Museum and Archive, Los Angeles, CA

2018
Home Is Where the Heart Is: Living in the Streets of Los Angeles, LSH Collaboration Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

2017
IN-BETWEEN, Korean Cultural Centre India, New Delhi, India

2015
24 Hour Project, Helsinki Design Week, Helsinki, Finland

2010
El poder revolucionario de la risa de la mujer (The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Laughter), Blue Dot, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

2005
In Between, The Ven, Los Angeles, CA (collaboration with Shannon Dill)
Drive Time, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2004
You Are Here, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California at Riverside, CA (solo)

2003
You Are Here: Contemplating LA in Motion, Upstairs at the Market, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
beyond text & silence, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

2002
The Great Silence, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA
 

Performances + interactive events

2016
30 Sentences, Los Angeles, CA

2015
K-Town Is My Town, Los Angeles, CA

2014
The 40+ Project, Los Angeles, CA

2012 – 13
Periodic Table, Los Angeles, CA
 

Awards/Grants

2018 Mental Health & Wellbeing Grant, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, California Mental Health Services Authority
2001 Jury Award: Grand Prize (in collaboration with Shannon Dill), The Reddish Show, Globe Gallery
 

Selected media

2017 Popli, Bhumika. “Welcome the new wave: International group of artists takes Delhi by storm.” Sunday Guardian Live, September 9.
2017 Kim, Helen H. “K-Town Is My Town.” About Turn Project.
2015 Larkin, Eric. “The Auctioneer by Joan Samson & the art of Helen H Kim.” DWARF + giant, October 26.
2015 Speakman, Georgii. “Helen Kim: Creator of #ktownismytown – a neighborhood observed.” The People Series, May 15.
 

online collection

LACMA Photography Department VSCO Collection.

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