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Artist Talk with Christine Sun Kim

Thu, September 23rd, 2021
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm

Artist Talk with Christine Sun Kim

Berlin-based artist Christine Sun Kim discusses her wide-ranging practice around sound and language. Her work reflects on her experiences as part of the Deaf community and comments on the visual representation of sound, alongside its social and political operations, using performance, video, drawing, writing, and technology. This talk is presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition Sweaty Concepts, which includes work by Kim from the Williams College Museum of Art’s collection. The talk will be presented with ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation.

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Born in California in 1980 and now based in Berlin, Christine Sun Kim has built an acclaimed practice around sound, its visual representations and its circulation as social currency. Kim uses performance, video, drawing, writing and technology to reflect on her experiences as part of the Deaf community and to comment on the social and political operations of sound. A keen observer of language, Kim employs American Sign Language, music notation, televisual captioning, and other systems of visual communication in a wide ranging practice that address the intricacies of social exchange and the power of representation with illuminating wit and candor.

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