Christine Sun Kim is an artist based in Berlin and New York. Born deaf, she often uses the medium of sound through technology, performance, and drawing to investigate and rationalise her relationship with sound and spoken languages. Her work primarily looks at the social structures and hierarchy which are often hidden in language and sound and tries to unlearn how we are taught to listen, using the physicality and materiality of sound to convey her own language.
At Norbergfestival 2015, utilising subwoofers and the essential properties of the Mimerlaven space, Christine Sun Kim will construct a sound-sculpture, a manifestation of tangible sound created live on stage.
Selected group exhibitions and performances include: Sound Live Tokyo, Tokyo; LEAP, Berlin; Carroll / Fletcher, London; nyMusikk, Oslo; Andquestionmark, Stockholm; Southern Exposure, San Francisco; Recess Activities, New York; Calder Foundation, New York; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. She has collaborated on sound projects with artists such as Devonté Hynes, Thomas Benno Mader, Wolfgang Müller and Alison O’Daniel, and was a recipient of Artist Residency at Whitney Museum, Haverford College, Southern Exposure, and Fellowship at TED.
In collaboration with Elektronmusikstudion (EMS) and assisted by Daniel M Karlsson.