artist nominated by BINNA CHOI


1988 · South Korea

Originating in the interaction between the artist and her created bodies of work, Lee’s sculptures are formed from materials such as steel, silicone, and clay, and function with low-tech kinetics and animatronic-like technology. Her practice studies the embodiment of energy such as drive, vitality, desire and other affective factors. Mire Lee finished an undergraduate program majoring in sculpture and media art from the College of Fine Arts of the Seoul National University and is currently participating in a residency program at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. In the exhibition War Isn’t Won by Soldiers It’s Won by Sentiment (Insa Art Space, Seoul, 2014), Lee presented sculptures in raw material and kinetic installations.

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