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Perspectives: Minouk Lim

Perspectives: Minouk Lim

November 19, 2011 – April 22, 2012

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Pavilion, Street Level

The Four Major Rivers Restoration Project, one of the largest construction projects in South Korea's history, has elicited considerable debate. In response, Seoul-based artist Minouk Lim staged a performance as the basis of her video The Weight of Hands. Capturing this silent ritual with a thermal imaging camera, Lim questions the effects of dramatic environmental change on the individual's sense of place and self.

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