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Sanghee Kim

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Moderator, Participant

Sanghee Kim is an independent curator based in London and Seoul, where she puts focus on collective trauma within contemporary society especially as an aftermath of colonisation. Her recent thesis questioned curator’s role as a social agent in presenting collective trauma in museum context in relation to sexual slavery conducted by Japanese military during the Pacific War. Previous curatorial projects include 4482: Banquet of Korean Contemporary Art; Multiple Perspective; (un)Known; Masterclass Retreat: with Pil and Galia Kollectiv; Sound Field; and Walking on Tiptoes. Besides her own curatorial practice she acts as a cultural mediator between London and Seoul. She also collects, predominantly works by international female artists. With passion for collecting and researching, she has recently catallogued the collection at David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF). She holds an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art and also received a distinction in MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths University.