Sylbee Kim

Catacombs of Love

03 09 2020 — 27 09 2020
Sylbee Kim: Catacombs of Love, 2020 Wall painting, 66 x 400 cm / A Sexagesimal Love Letter, 2016 HD, 9:16, color, sound, 6’18” Original signal production Hyoungjin Kim, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Catacombs of Love, 2020 Wall painting, 66 x 400 cm / A Sexagesimal Love Letter, 2016 HD, 9:16, color, sound, 6’18” Original signal production Hyoungjin Kim, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Catacombs of Love, 2020 Wall painting, 66 x 400 cm / A Sexagesimal Love Letter, 2016 HD, 9:16, color, sound, 6’18” Original signal production Hyoungjin Kim, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Catacombs of Love, 2020 Wall painting, 66 x 400 cm / A Sexagesimal Love Letter, 2016 HD, 9:16, color, sound, 6’18” Original signal production Hyoungjin Kim, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Catacombs of Love, 2020 Wall painting, 66 x 400 cm / A Sexagesimal Love Letter, 2016 HD, 9:16, color, sound, 6’18” Original signal production Hyoungjin Kim, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim: Altar on the Verge of the Real, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 9:16, color, 2’41”; acrylic hand, PLA 3D print, brass wire, foil balloon, synthetic plants, metallic chain, metallic fidget spinner, dimensions variable, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim (from left to right): Prayers for Emptiness, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 16:9, color, sound, 4’55” /  Hollow Tombs, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 16:9, color, sound, 9’12”, MÉLANGE 2020.Sylbee Kim (from left to right): Prayers for Emptiness, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 16:9, color, sound, 4’55” /  Hollow Tombs, 2018 Single channel video, 4K transferred to HD, 16:9, color, sound, 9’12”, MÉLANGE 2020.
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curated by Luisa Schlotterbeck Open the Graves! Sylbee Kim’s first solo exhibition in Germany Catacombs of Love includes four video works from recent years that approach the concept of love in different ways. Here, love is negotiated as an ambiguous term that is tied to manipulative mechanisms of capitalist system on one hand, and exists...