Wednesday Kim is an interdisciplinary artist and co-founder of De:Formal Gallery, an artist-run online platform promoting critical conversations in contemporary art. Originally from Seoul, she is currently based out of California and holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York. Working across a mixture of analogue and digital mediums, Kim’s work is informed by personal experience and the study of human psychology; deriving surrealist imagery from nightmares, intrusive thoughts, and childhood trauma.
Recent exhibitions and screenings include: Well Now WTF?, Silicon Valet, Online; THE ANTEATER’S TRANSMUTATION, Virginia Bianchi Gallery , Online; Meme is my culture, Spazio Y, Rome (2020); Transmediale Vorspiel, Berlin; FASTLINE, Hervisions for Art Night 2019, London; CHRYSANTHEMM, Underground Flower, Ho Chi Minh City; Project Marco Asylum, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea de Rome, Rome (2019); SUPERNOVA Digital Animation Festival, Denver (2018); 8th Cairo Video Festival, Medrar for Contemporary Art, Cairo; Lanzarote International Video Art, Cultura Lanzarote, Las Palmas; and Abstract Mind, CICA Museum, Seoul (2017).
Kim was shortlisted for the Mother Art Prize 2018 by The Procreate Project and was awarded the Audience Prize as part of the Parts & Labour animation programme as Derby QUAD in 2016.