DAVID ZINK YI
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Was Intrigued by Things Being Different

»I get bored easily. I like to meander.«

»I get bored easily. I like to meander.«

Ahead of his first solo exhibition in Seoul, we visited David Zink Yi in his studio in Berlin, where he discussed his background, what drew him to become an artist, and how his work continues to evolve. Featuring original music and performances in this video portrait, David discusses a practice that encompasses film, sculpture, ceramics, and silk textiles, all with an eye to the mutability and expressive potential of the objects he creates. PLAYING UNTIL FAILURE is the name of his current show at KÖNIG SEOUL and it puts his decades-long artistic practice on unique display.

EXHIBITED WORKS

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David Zink Yi

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David Zink Yi

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David Zink Yi

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EXHIBITION

FEATURED ARTIST

DAVID ZINK YI

David Zink Yi (b. 1973 in Lima, Peru) studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, and at the Universität der Künste, Berlin.

His most recent solo exhibitions were at KÖNIG LONDON, London (2021), Hauser & Wirth, Zurich (2020), The Belvedere, Vienna (2019), Museo de arte de Lima (2012), NBK Berlin (2012) as well as in the Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis (2011), MAK, Wien (2010) or at the Kunst Halle, Sankt Gallen (2009). He took part in group exhibitions at the Tate Modern, London (2012), Museo Sala de arte, Mexico (2012), Ludwig Forum in Aachen, Germany (2012) and Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany (2020). In 2013 D...
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