Sunik Kim(b.1986, South Korea) chose photography as a medium to be an artist and uses photography as a way he keeps questioning how to live today, and what to achieve with his own artistic practice.

He attempts to translate a trivial detail he faces on a day to day basis into his own photographic language and it represents the nuance of the space. His first monograph <ISOLATION>, published in 2019 describes the reality and contradictions of human society by depicting various groups of people staying in the cafe space. The image in which cynicism, tenderness, and tenaciousness coexist at the same time is a willingness to struggle with the ever-changing reality. He keeps focusing on the interaction of the city and human while empowering it with the lightest ingredients in the space.

Exhibition
2022 Garden, Open studio, Seoul, South Korea
2022 Color2022, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea
2022 Palm* Photo Prize 2022, 1014 Gallery, London, UK
2022 One eye sees, the other feels, Daste Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
2022 From the trees, Space illi, Seoul, South Korea
2016 The scrap, Seoul, South Korea

Press
2022 Isolation by Whatreallymatters
2021 Interview with F-stop Magazine
2021 A perfect chaos by Life Framer Journal
2021 Group exhibition : New seeds by Float Magazine
2021 Explores the ability of plants to inhabit the city by C41 Magazine
2021 Isolation, among past and presentness by Private Photoreview
2020 Interview with Arena Homme+ Korea
2019 Isolation by Visla Magazine

Publication
2019 ISOLATION, Photobook, Self published, Seoul, South Korea

Prize
2022 Palm* Photo Prize, Shortlist, UK

Assignment
2021 Kakao official website
2021 Boredroom ㅠㅠ(yuyu)
2021 Car, the garden 2nd album <C>
2019 Cadejo 1st album <Free Summer>

Contact
kimsunik0606@gmail.com
+82 10 2077 2738