Perspectives: Minouk Lim

When 19 Nov 2011 - 18 Mar 2012
Where Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
1050 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC
United States

Minouk Lim, The Weight of Hands, 2010. Courtesy the Artist and PKM Gallery, Seoul

November 19 2011 – March 18 2012

Press Release:

The Rivers Restoration Project, one of the largest construction projects in South Korea’s history, has elicited considerable debate. In response, Seoul-based artist Minouk Lim staged a performance as the basis of her video The Weight of Hands. Capturing this silent ritual with a thermal imaging camera, Lim questions the effects of dramatic environmental change on the individual’s sense of place and self.

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