Sunday, August 17, 2008

MEET IAN KIM.


"Ian Kim was born in Redondo Beach, California. He has lived in the US, Korea, Japan, Australia, and Canada. After completing his freshman year at the Rhode Island School of Design, he graduated from New York University in 2005 with a BFA in Film and Television. Upon receiving his degree, he returned to the Los Angeles area, where he works and plays."

HIS ARTWORK IS SERIOUS AND MAKES GREAT STATEMENTS ABOUT WORLD SOCIETY. HE MAKES HIS BREAD DOING COMMERCIAL WORK, BUT IM MOST MOVED BY HIS FINE ART/PERSONAL IMAGES. PEEP SOME OF HIS PIECES BELOW...


GOLDEN GULAG:

CORPSE IN THE KORYO:

LIBRARIANS ON ICE: "Librarians on Ice is a story about an adopted girl whose sole means of relating to the people in her neighborhood is through the books she lends out from a library she runs in her garage."


GUILTY: "The highly publicized dogfighting court case against Michael Vick has cast a shadow over the career of one of professional football's brightest stars."
EXILES ON MAIN STREET: "A young girl recalls memories of her mother, who is quiet and reserved in public but outspoken and controlling in private"

CIRCUMCISION: "Female genital cutting is a cultural phenomenon that affects up to 140 million women and girls around the world. In Indonesia, free circumcision clinics are provided at prayer centers and emptied-out classrooms as a service to practicing members of the Muslim community."

NOW THAT YOU ARE RENEWED THROUGH ART, GO OUT AND HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!! ACHIEVE!!!

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