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Hee-ang Kim

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Published: 19.08.2020
Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Proliferation 29, 2019. Polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver.. 6.8 x 11.7 x 5.4 cm. Photo by: Hee-ang Kim. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Proliferation 29, 2019
Polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver.
6.8 x 11.7 x 5.4 cm
Photo by: Hee-ang Kim
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Proliferation 28, 2019. Polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver, brass.. 7.3 x 10.6 x 4.4 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Proliferation 28, 2019
Polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver, brass.
7.3 x 10.6 x 4.4 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Necklace: Proliferation 27, 2018. 925 silver, polymer clay.. 31.1 x 14.8 x 5.8 cm. Photo by: Hee-ang Kim. Hee-ang Kim
Necklace: Proliferation 27, 2018
925 silver, polymer clay.
31.1 x 14.8 x 5.8 cm
Photo by: Hee-ang Kim
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Proliferation 21, 2016. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint.. 7.8 x 10 x 6.2 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Proliferation 21, 2016
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint.
7.8 x 10 x 6.2 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Proliferation 13, 2014. Stone clay, polymer clay,  brass.. 7.4 x 11 x 3 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Proliferation 13, 2014
Stone clay, polymer clay,  brass.
7.4 x 11 x 3 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Necklace: Proliferation 11, 2014. Polymer clay, 925 silver.. 55.5 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Necklace: Proliferation 11, 2014
Polymer clay, 925 silver.
55.5 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Proliferation 7, 2014. Copper, brass, polymer clay.. 7.8 x 9 x 3.2 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Proliferation 7, 2014
Copper, brass, polymer clay.
7.8 x 9 x 3.2 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Slowly 13, 2018. 925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint, silk thread.. 12.6 x 16.5 x 5.1 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Slowly 13, 2018
925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint, silk thread.
12.6 x 16.5 x 5.1 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Slowly 12, 2017. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, silk thread.. 9 x14.2 x 5.3 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Slowly 12, 2017
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, silk thread.
9 x14.2 x 5.3 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Slowly 11-4, 2018. 925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint.. 10.7 x 12 x 5.2 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Slowly 11-4, 2018
925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint.
10.7 x 12 x 5.2 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Slowly 11-3, 2018. 925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint.. 7.2 x 8.5 x 4.5 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Slowly 11-3, 2018
925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint.
7.2 x 8.5 x 4.5 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Slowly 11-1,2, 2017. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, acryl paint.. 11-2_6.2 x 9.4 x 3.8 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Slowly 11-1,2, 2017
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, acryl paint.
11-2_6.2 x 9.4 x 3.8 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Necklace: Slowly 7, 2017. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.. 16 x 21.9 x 3.9 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Necklace: Slowly 7, 2017
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.
16 x 21.9 x 3.9 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Slowly 4, 2016. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint.. 7.6 x 8.2 x 6.7 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Slowly 4, 2016
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, acrylic paint.
7.6 x 8.2 x 6.7 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Bloom and Wither 10, 2019. 925 silver, stone clay, resin, polymer clay.. 12.3 x 14.4 x 4.9 cm. Photo by: Hee-ang Kim. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Bloom and Wither 10, 2019
925 silver, stone clay, resin, polymer clay.
12.3 x 14.4 x 4.9 cm
Photo by: Hee-ang Kim
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Bloom and Wither 9, 2019. 925 silver, stone clay, resin, acrylic paint.. 10.1 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm. Photo by: Hee-ang Kim. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Bloom and Wither 9, 2019
925 silver, stone clay, resin, acrylic paint.
10.1 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm
Photo by: Hee-ang Kim
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Bloom and Wither 7, 2018. 925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint.. 10.6 x 14.5 x 3.4 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Bloom and Wither 7, 2018
925 silver, stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint.
10.6 x 14.5 x 3.4 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Necklace: Bloom and Wither 4, 2017. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.. 18.2 x 19.4 x 2.1 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Necklace: Bloom and Wither 4, 2017
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.
18.2 x 19.4 x 2.1 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Necklace: Bloom and Wither 3, 2016. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.. 13.4 x 22.6 x 9.4 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Necklace: Bloom and Wither 3, 2016
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.
13.4 x 22.6 x 9.4 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Bloom and Wither 1, 2016. 925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.. 7.3 x 11.4 x 4.6 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Bloom and Wither 1, 2016
925 silver, polymer clay, stone clay, enamel paint.
7.3 x 11.4 x 4.6 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Necklace: Cluster 16, 2019. 925 silver, polymer clay, imitation pearl.. 22.1 x 25.6 x 6.6 cm. Photo by: Hee-ang Kim. Hee-ang Kim
Necklace: Cluster 16, 2019
925 silver, polymer clay, imitation pearl.
22.1 x 25.6 x 6.6 cm
Photo by: Hee-ang Kim
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Cluster 6, 2018. Stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver.. 6.3 x 14.1 x 5 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Cluster 6, 2018
Stone clay, polymer clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver.
6.3 x 14.1 x 5 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Cluster 7, 2018. Polymer clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver.. 7.3 x 10.2 x 2.1 cm. Photo by: Kwang choon Park. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Cluster 7, 2018
Polymer clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver.
7.3 x 10.2 x 2.1 cm
Photo by: Kwang choon Park
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Hee-ang Kim. Brooch: Cluster 13, 2018. Polymer clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver, aluminium.. 8.6 x 15.8 x 6.8 cm. Photo by: Hee-ang Kim. Hee-ang Kim
Brooch: Cluster 13, 2018
Polymer clay, acrylic paint, 925 silver, aluminium.
8.6 x 15.8 x 6.8 cm
Photo by: Hee-ang Kim
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Intro
Hee-ang Kim dwells on mushrooms as a motif and creates a series of works influenced by them. She studied metal craft at Kookmin University, also lives and works in Seoul. Hee-ang’s experience includes teaching as a lecturer at college, participating in both solo and group exhibitions.

Statement

The growth and development of mushrooms present the image of proliferation, which can be discovered in the repetition of a certain form, the gradual alteration of sizes and arrangements, and a sense of rhythm coming from wrinkles and texture. Mushrooms look similar to flowers, but they are entirely different from their composition. The body of a mushroom consists of thread-like structures called hyphae, which spread wildly under where the mushrooms are. These hyphae gather and clot together, which become mushrooms, and imagining this process is crucial in expressing the image of proliferation. Tiny objects get together and eventually become one. This opens up a huge window for imagination since we never know what they will become depending on the surrounding conditions.

The hyphae silently develop a strong presence, encroaching on the surroundings slowly and giving birth to mushrooms during the process of growth and decomposition. Mushrooms made from countless hyphae embody the image of proliferation, and I feel like I am executing the process of proliferation myself when I stack hundreds of clay layers. Hundreds of moments gather together and give birth to a piece of jewelry. As hyphae and mushrooms proliferate regardless of time and space, my pieces of jewelry silently proliferate.

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2020:
Award  13 Mar 2020 - 13 Mar 2020  BKV-Prize 2020 for Young Applied Arts.
finalist, Munich, Germany
2019:
Fair  28 Feb 2019 - 03 Mar 2019  COLLECT 2019.
Korea Craft & Design Foundation, Saatchi gallery, London, UK
2018:
Exhibition  29 Aug 2018 - 04 Sep 2018  Captured moments.
Solo exhibition, Gallery Ahwon, Seoul, Korea

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Magazine:  Polymer Week Magazine 2. 2020
Magazine:  Homeliving & Style October issue. 2019
Magazine:  AUTOR Contemporary Jewelry Magazine #3. 2016
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