Crossing Time Zone · 2022 C-C-A Emerging Artists Communication Exhibition - Artist promotion | Clare kim
China-Canada-Australia Emerging Artists Communication Exhibition
Crossing Time zone · Emerging Artists
Artist Promotion - Phase Ⅱ
Rebuilding the Destruction No.3
36cm x 36cm \ Mixed Media \ 2020
“ Her inspiration for her work is based on the emotional and psychological sufferings of women, the initial blow, the shattering of the known life, and the resilience to place the pieces back together in a new way. Her medium of expression is in the way common materials are used but focuses on the arrangement to shine a different light. This unique hue of expression permeated in her work is the result of her experiences of her life in Seoul and Toronto and also many years in Italy.” To take a common material like paper or nails, and impose force, by ripping or smashing, or crumbling it. Though shattered to pieces, often involuntary, the rearrangement of the pieces is her focus. With this archetype, she creates collages and paintings in an abstract and conceptual manner, expressing the delicate femininity which transforms experiences into beauty and strength.
72cm x 48cm \ Mixed Media on Wood Panel \ 2022
Weeping willow.A painting of abstraction in the minimal form tocreate peaceful silence when gazing at a majestic weeping willow, asthe leaves flutter in the wind, whilst its dance is multiplied in color by the sun and shade.The painting is large but it had to be.I wanted to recreate nature, not in its vast entirety but from a rayof my perspective.
48cm x 36cm \ Mixed Media on Wood Panel \ 2018
Expression of my mood in melancholia through the image of the ocean is the concept of this piece.The vast blue space, as the sunlight gives colors to the waves, is expressed with papers dyed with shades of blue and intentionally spaced out to the surface. Each piece is unique as each wave is unique.
1of 12cm x 9cm, 2of 12cm x 10cm \ Mixed Media \ 2021
Clara Kima is a Toronto-based artist, born and raised in Seoul, Korea, and graduated as a music major. Later accepted to the conservatory of music in L’Aquila Italy. Feeling restricted in music alone, she is a graduate of the bachelor of fine arts program at OCAD U in Toronto Canada. Her inspiration for her work is based on the emotional and psychological sufferings of women. Her medium of expression uses common material but focuses on arranging the pieces to create different colours or shadows depending on lighting, by tearing or crushing the materials to create individual shapes. With this archetype, she creates collages and paintings in an abstract and conceptual manner, expressing the tender femininity which transforms trauma or pain into beauty and strength. These works of art are characterized by the psychological experience of the artist, represented through art. Such as "Self Figurative" and "Man" by Figurative, both are highly acclaimed. Her No Title series, Pattern series, Rebuilding the Destructionseries and Colour series all present a new artistic personality that is quite different from her previous works. Among them, "Patter No.1" "No Title No.1" and "Rebuilding the Destruction No.3" showed the unique characteristics of Korean simplicity and aesthetics. With the delicacy and patience of a female artist, she catches the eye of the audience with her clever lines, emotional colors and thought-provoking artistic conception.
Ⅰ· 2019, July, “Exuberant” Selected Artist Collective exhibition at Women’s Art Association of Canada, Toronto, CanadaⅡ· 2022, June, Imagoars, New space, YICCA Prize, Selected Artist collective exhibition, Venice ItalyⅢ· 2022, July, Rome International Art Fair, Medina Art Gallery, Rome Italy Ⅳ·2022, Aug, Paradigm-Her Era, Selected Artist Collective Exhibition, Lee and Lee Gallery, L.A, U.S.AⅤ· 2022,Sep, Focus Art Fair, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France Ⅵ· 2022, Sep, Florence Contemporary Online Exhibition “New Vision” Ⅶ· 2022, Oct, 41st Juried Art Exhibition at Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Clarington, Canada
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Initiator & Director
Melanie WilminkCaspar Fairhall Curators AssistantMaggie Bai Haru Liu Nyusa Zhou Joanne Yeung Uchida Ma Yien Wang Sarah Yang Lcey Yin Chloe Zhang Wendy Peng Consultant Joel Ong OrganizerSino-Canada Alliance of Arts and CultureLuxun Academy of Fine Arts gallerySensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and TechnologyYork University Centre for Asian Researchthe School of Visual Communication Design of LAFA
Funding by the Canada-China Initiative Fund Committee at the York Centre for Asian Research
Funding by the “Double First-Class” Project of Luxun Academy of Fine Arts
About the exhibition
Art is a language that doesn’t need translation. For a long time, art has played an important role in the communication between China and other countries. In the context of economic globalization, cultures from all over the world collide and fuse with each other, forming a multi-cultural network. Chinese culture and various cultures of other countries meet here, forming a strong and diverse artistic atmosphere As globalization makes the cultural and artistic exchanges between countries more frequent and more closely connected, the optimization of the international artistic ecological environment also provides new opportunities for the evolution of art. Art is enriched by exchanges and mutual learning; the development of art requires international exchanges and cooperation, the active participation of artists from all countries, the sharing of ideas, the collision of hearts and the blending of emotions.This initiative is hosted by the Sino-Canada Alliance of Arts and Culture,York University Centre for Asian Research, Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology, the Luxun Academy of Fine Arts gallery, and the School of Visual Communication Design of LAFA, with funds from the Canada-China Initiative Grant from York Centre for Asian Research, and Double first-class project approved by Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts. The exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by young artists from all over the world, strengthens exchanges between artists from all over the world, and promotes the "beauty of each other and the beauty of the other" in Chinese and foreign cultures. By supporting art exchange activities between international artists , promoting the understanding of the different national cultures, and breaking through group and language barriers, we aim to achieve more commonality between people, creating communication, understanding,and fusion,thereby further optimizing the ecological environment,new opportunities for the artistic.This exhibition shows the vitality of the interdependence and common development of Chinese culture and the world civilization, promotes the pace of Chinese art to the world, and has a positive impact on promoting the inheritance and development of Chinese culture and strengthening the international exchange of Chinese culture. After the exhibition committee’s review, a total of 47 artists from 43 regions in the world have been selected into the "Crossing Time Zones·2022 China-Canada-Australia Emerging Artists Communication Exhibition". We will introduce the participating artists issue by issue, welcome your attention and subscription.
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