Sook-Kyung Lee | Pilkington Lecture
The Friends of the Whitworth are delighted to welcome Sook-Kyung Lee as the 2023 Pilkington Lecturer.
Dr Sook-Kyung Lee, Director of the Whitworth, The University of Manchester
The title of this year's lecture by Sook-Kyung Lee is:
"soft and weak like water: on the power of art"
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About Sook-Kyung Lee
Dr Sook-Kyung Lee is the Director of the Whitworth at The University of Manchester, UK. She was the Artistic Director of the 14th Gwangju Biennale (2023), titled "soft and weak like water", which explored themes of resistance, indigeneity, decoloniality, and ecology. Lee was the Senior Curator of international Art at Tate Modern, working in exhibitions, collection displays, and acquisitions. She also headed a major multi-year research initiative ‘Hyundai Tate Research Centre: Transnational’ at Tate Modern, overseeing its strategic vision and associated programming. Lee served as the Commissioner & Curator of the Korea Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale and is currently curating the Japan Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale, represented by the artist Yuko Mohri.
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