Myung-Sun Kim

Korea / Canada
www.myungsunkim.com

Myung-Sun Kim is an artist and a programmer, based in Toronto. Her work explores ideas around foodways, undocumented history, war, fiction, memory, trauma, resilience, and community care. She is interested in sharing of lived experiences and methodologies that may evoke a collective sense of empathy, a deeper understanding and a care for the differences that exist within our complex intercultural communities, in ways that provides sustenance. She has exhibited throughout North America and in Finland, including Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, ON), articule (Montréal), and Gendai Gallery (Toronto). She will be speaking at The Art of Propogation: Monthly Performance Speaker Series presented by Museum of Contemporary Art in January 2018 (Toronto).


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Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed