Dew Kim

a.k.a. Huh, Need-you 🍈
artist statement ︎


2016 MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, UK (Distinction)
2013 BFA Metalsmithing and Jewelry, College of Art and Design, Konkuk University, Chungju, Korea


2020 (Upcoming-December) Dear Fear, out_sight, Seoul, Korea 🍈
2019 Fire and Faggot, Artist Residency TEMI, Daejeon, Korea
2018 Purple Kiss ♡, Archive Bomm, Seoul, Korea
2018 Succulent Humans, Art Space Grove, Seoul, Korea

2020 (Upcoming-August) Tangible Error, d/p, Seoul, Korea
2020 (Current) Looking for Another Family, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, Korea ︎
2020 New Normal, Old House (CAN Foundation), Seoul, Korea 🍈
2020 When it Waxes, it Wanes: Transcultural Transformation, VBKÖ, Vienna, Austria
2019 The Art of Relief, 5%, Seoul, Korea
2019 Gender Hierarchy: Recycling its Errors, Space One, Seoul, Korea
2019 PERFORM 2019 LinkIn-out, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul & Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea
2019 Can-Can Boys, artbn, Seoul, Korea
2018 Very High Surfaces, HIGHTIDE, Fukuoka, Japan
2018 Gender Hierarchy, Grey Projects, Singapore
2018 Beyond the Moon, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany
2018 Starring, Laser, Seoul, Korea
2017 Uns Gefällt Alles, Galerie Bipolar, Leipzig, Germany
2017 A Pond Skater (2 person show with Se Hee Kang), Art Space Ttang Sok, Seoul, Korea
2016 Show RCA, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2016 SWEAT, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
2016 Line of Beauty, Islington Arts Factory, London, UK
2016 Two Seeds of Early Spring (2 person show with Jinhee Park), Hockey Gallery, London, UK
2015 Stewarts Law RCA Secret, Dyson Gallery, London, UK & Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2015 RCA@ECA, Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
2014 SKIN/CELLS, Rose Lipman Building, London, UK
2012 Electronic Magic Supersonic Bionic Energy (Gallery Limited), Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Screenings / Performances

2020 (Upcoming-December) Fiesta, Osisun, Seoul, Korea 🍈

2018 My First Date (Obviously Video #8), Eulji Space, Seoul, Korea

2020 The Old and Wrong Way of Seeing Things (Hoso Terra Toma X Dew Kim) , National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, Korea ︎
2020 The Queers are Here, Steak Film with Perpetual Spring, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, Korea
2019 Diastèma, Viafarini-in-residence, Milan, Italy
2019 Project Space Festival Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
2019 Otrxs Cuerpos (Ciclo Cuerpos), Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2019 Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, US
2017 Post-Cyber Feminist International, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, UK ︎
2017 PSi#23 "OverFlow", Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
2016 Cuerpos Proliferados (Ciclo Cuerpos), Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 Buenos Aires Biennial of the Moving Image (BIM), Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 ASTERISCO (Festival Internacional de cine LGBTIQ), Casa Brandon, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 Sticky, The Nines Peckham, London, UK
2016 Death & Romance, Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary, Trevi, Italy

Projects / Events

2019 Seoul Pride Fair, DDP, Seoul, Korea
2018 al_Dew Kim_HIGHTIDE, HIGHTIDE, Fukuoka, Japan
2018 MASKA X DEW KIM 'Dreamer to reality', MASKA, Seoul, Korea
2015 Offprint London, Tate Modern Turbine Hall, London, UK
2013 Bushwick Open Studio Art Festival, Space 776, New York, US
2013 The Black Party, Saint At Large, New York, US
2011 Dazed X Grolsch Art Collaboration, Dazed & Confused Korea, Seoul, Korea
2011 Sex Party in Shortbus (Design & Art Fair 2011), Hangaram Design Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

Awards / Grants

2020 Project Grant, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, Korea
2018 The First Art Creation Support, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, Korea
2017 CICA Young Korean Artists, CICA Museum, Gimpo, Korea
2016 Emerald Winter Pride Art Awards, Winter Pride, London, UK
2015 The Overseas Bursary, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2013 Korea Eyewear Design Competition, KOISC, Daegu, Korea
2011 Young Artist Awards "New B" (Design & Art Fair 2011), Design Jungle, Seoul, Korea


2020 Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea (January-Present)
2019 Artist Residency TEMI, Daejeon, Korea (January-December)
2018 Studio AAST, Seoul, Korea (February-December)
2017 Art Space O, Seoul, Korea (December)
2017 PILOTENKUECHE, Leipzig, Germany (June-September)
2016 Pinea-Linea de Costa, Rota, Spain (October)
2016 Death & Romance (A workshop with Franko B), Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary, Trevi, Italy (August-September)
2015 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France (April-July) - with support of Royal College of Art


2020 New Normal Talk, Instagram Live, Online 🍈
2019 The Art of Relief Talk, 5%, Seoul, Korea
2019 Can-Can Boys Talk, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, Korea


2020 ‘What to See in Seoul (Between Lockdowns)‘ by Andy St. Louis, Article, ArtReview (June) ︎
2020 ‘Looking for another family’, Article, e-flux (May) ︎
2020 ‘New Normal’, Catalogue, 6699press with support of Arts Council Korea (May) 🍈
2020 ‘Feed My Quarantein’ Webzine, By Appointment Only (April) ︎
2020 ‘New Normal by Yeonsook Lee‘, Review, Monthly Art Magazine No.423 (April) 🍈
2019 ‘Fire and Faggot’, Catalogue - with support of Daejeon Culture and Arts Foundation (November)
2019 ‘Endeavorers for Cruising (An Exhibition ‘Can-Can Boys’) by Jiyoon Yang’, Review, Public Art Magazine No.155 (August) ︎
2019 ‘Can-Can Boys’, Catalogue, Self-publishing (July)
2019 'Interview with Dew Kim', DE:FORMAL Gallery (February) ︎
2018 'The Gap between Creators-Consumers', Interview, Magazine Cling Issue.1 (December)
2018 'Poly Voices', Interview, Magazine Lungs Project Issue.3 (October)
2018 ‘Purple Kiss ♡’, Catalogue - with support of Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (October)
2018 'CICA Art Now 2018', Catalogue, CICA Museum (August)
2018 'Green/Gonzalez & The Church of Expanded Telepathy', Interview, Art Berlin (February)
2017 'Ungender, deprogram, urinate: improve your life with post-cyber international feminism!', Article, The Guardian (November)
2017 'How can feminist & queer practices impact future technology?', Article, Dazed Digital (November) 
2016 'Sticky', Interview, SYRUP Magazine, Vol.1 (November)
2016 'Death & Romance (A workshop with Franko B)', Catalogue, Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary (October)
2016 ‘Two Seeds of Early Spring (Inteviewed by Gerardo Chavez-Maza)’, Interview (February)
2015 'DIONYSIA: The True Story of My Relationship with My Body', Distinction Awarded Dissertation, Royal College of Art (October)
2012 'ㅆㅂ', Interview, D.NOMADE Magazine Vol.11 (September)
2011 'Dazed x Grolsch Art Collaboration', Dazed & Confused Korea Vol.38 (June)