PLEXUS on Mon, 26 May 1997 03:24:41 +0200 (MET DST)

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In the Eye of the Tiger

You are cordially invited to the opening of "IN THE EYE OF THE TIGER", at
Exit Art, on Wednesday May 28 from 6 - 8 pm.

Curated by Yu Yeon Kim*, co-founder and curator of PLEXUS, "In the Eye of
the Tiger" is an exhibition of installation, photography, video and
performance art from Korea.  

A survey of contemporary Korean Artists
May 28 - July 5, 1997

Yook, Tae Jin
Hong, Sung Min
Lim, Young Sun
Yoon, Dong Chun
Lee, Seung Teak
Kim, Young Jin
Lim, Choong Sup
Park, Hwa Young
Kim, Myoung Hye
Jo, Sook Jin

Exit Art /The First World, 
548 Broadway, New York 10012
Tel: (212) 966-7745

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by Ilmin Museum of Art, Korea;
Dong-A Ilbo Daily News, Samsung Foundation of Culture, Korean Air, and The
Korean Culture & Arts Foundation.

* Yu Yeon Kim is a curator for the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa,
which will be held in October 1997.

As the inaugural exhibition of Exit Art/The First World's new yearly
international program, involving artists and curators from around the
world, "In the Eye of the Tiger" will present the work of ten contemporary
Korean Artists exploring the quest for personal, spiritual and social
identity within a traditional culture but an increasingly global and
commercial society.

"In the Eye of the Tiger" features the work of contemporary Korean artist
using new technologies and working in installation, photography, video and
performance.  Guest curator Yu Yeon Kim, an independent  curator based in
New York and Seoul Korea, will present this work with insight into the
personal and political issues of Korean identity.  "In the Eye of the
Tiger" will also involve public programs, to include talks with the
participating artists and a symposium with the curator an guest speakers
including curators, art historians and cultural historians. (Dates to be
announced).  A bilingual catalogue edited by Yu Yeon Kim will be published
following the exhibition and will provide documentation for the project as
well as scholarly essays by professional art critics and curators.

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