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Kyungmi Shin

Born in 1963

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States

Overview

Kyungmi Shin is a visual artist who works across painting, sculpture, and photography. Her installation works have been profoundly influenced by her experience of building a studio home in Ghana, West Africa in 2005. Her intention was to build an affordable vacation home in a tropical landscape, which then became an opportunity for her to examine feelings of fear, guilt, and prejudice and also learn about the relationship between developed and underdeveloped parts of the world. She shifted the f...Read more