I am Taeeun Kim who born in Seoul and studied sculpture. After enrolled in Glasgow school of Art, I mainly focused on the environment and public installation. I am interested in abstract painting, weaving and photography.
I was there but I wasn’t there(21 Jan 2022)
6 pieces, 23cm*23cm, lambswool yarns and fabric, 2022
These pieces are related to my perception of people. Everyone’s life looks perfect except me. I adopt the round shape as a meaning of perfection. But as time goes by, I have realized every person has its shape inside them. Even though I am struggling to close with other bubbles, I am interested in them, and still, there are many possibilities to become friends with them. Furthermore, Embroidery and needling are good meditation methods, especially yarns giving me warmth.
Hand made book (titled ‘lonely planet’), white shelf, ten pieces of diaries and books,
I have written the diaries for three years in Glasgow. It is full of struggles and solitude. I was fragile but enjoying myself. Personal journals help me to enjoy this solitary journey. It gave me strength and guided the path when I was in the dark. I was alone but surrounded by people