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Juree kim


Born 1980, Masan, South Korea

"I am very interested in impermanence and the changing nature of our environment, both in its natural form and in the urban settings surrounding us. My work uses time-based installations to reflect the many scenes of our daily lives and how they interact with an ever changing world. Clay, soil, water, light, nature and the urban environment are all elements that feature in my work."

Juree Kim is a South Korean artist who has developed a mastery of clay sculpture over a 15 year career. She is internationally known for her Architectural Series where she uses water to artificially dissolve clay houses — a metaphor for time and the transience of the physical world. Kim also produces mixed media installations aimed to provide a multi-sensory experience. Her work has been exhibited all over the world including at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, where it is now part of V&A's collection. Kim lives and works in Seoul.

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​Solo Exhibitions


​Recent Group Exhibitions


Artist Residencies

2004 Kyung Hee University College of Fine Art, Sculpture

Seoul, South Korea 

2017 Impermanence, Sarubia Dabang, Seoul
2012 Scape Collection, Project Space Mo, Seoul
2008 Silent invasion, Ga Gallery, Seoul
2005 Ya project 03, Ga gallery, Seoul

2018  Anise Gallery, London

2017  London Design Festival, Victoria and Albert Museum

2017  Korea Contemporary Ceramics, Victoria and Albert Museum
2017  Jcc Art Centre, Seoul
2017  Wedgwood Museum, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2017  British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent
2017  Cheongju International Craft Biennial, South Korea
2017  Kumho Museum, Seoul

2017-18 Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2017   British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2016   Henan Museum, Jungju, China
2016   Gyeonggi Creative Center, Ansan, South Korea
2016   Cite International Art Residency, Paris
2015   TEMI, Daejeon, South Korea
2010   Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, South Korea

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