Thu, Oct 24, 2019, 6–7:30 pm, Curatorial Research Bureau, San Francisco
Graphic designer and curator Na Kim talks about her responsibilities for concept and design of the esteemed GRAPHIC magazine within the framework of documenting and archiving. She will also reflect on her monograph SET and the overlapping interplay between the spatial realities of architecture and the two-dimensional book form.
Presented by California College of the Arts’s Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice in partnership with MFA Design and Undergraduate Graphic Design
Na Kim is a graphic designer currently based in Seoul and Berlin, as a member of Table Union. She has focused on the visual language on autonomous works as well as various cultural commissioned projects. She was responsible for concept and design of GRAPHIC magazine from 2009 till 2011 and has initiated series projects based on her monograph, SET since 2015. She has held solo exhibitions, such as Black and White (2019), Red, Yellow, Blue (2017), SET (2015), Choice Specimen (2014), Found Abstracts (2011), Fragile (2006). In addition, Kim has been a curator for Brno Biennale, Chaumont Festival, Seoul International Typography Biennale, and Fikra Graphic Design Biennial. Kim also worked on projects with COS, Hermès, ÅLAND and many other clients and Kim’s works been invited to international exhibitions at MMCA, V&A, MoMA, Milan Triennale Museum, Die Neue Sammlung and etc. Na Kim has been a member of AGI since 2016.
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