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Show RCA 2019

JeeMin Kim

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Major project:

Falling Chandelier

'... After all, the chandelier has always appeared to me as the principal actor, seen through the large end or the small end of the lorgnette." (C. Baudelaire)

My interpretation of 'the sublime' is the simultaneous feeling of joy and pain. Influenced by the extremely conservative Christian family background, I harbour an ironic nostalgia towards classical western culture.


  • JeeMin Kim (b.1993) is a South Korean painter and contemporary artist based in London.

    Her practice explores the relationships between art, classical music, philosophy of language, sublimity and pain.

  • Previous degrees

  • BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, 2016
  • Experiences

  • Internship, Arario Museum, Seoul, 2019; Illustrator, A2Z Fashion Magazine D Issue, London, 2017; Korean & english docent, 'Amedeo Modigliani', Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, 2015; Design team, Doctorstech, Seoul, 2015; Assistant photographer, Sky Team Photo Studio, Seoul, 2012; Art team internship, ELLE Korea, Seoul, 2011
  • Exhibitions

  • 'The Other Side of the Moon', Oxo Tower Wharf, London, 2019; 'Terminal O', Horse Hospital Gallery, London, 2019; 'Bodies in Movement', Millepiani Gallery, Rome, 2019; Work-in-progress Show, Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, London, 2018; 'Best Before', 5th Base Gallery, London, 2015; 'Degree Show One', Central Saint Martins, London, 2016; 'Power House', Platform Theatre, London, 2015
Royal College of Art