Laura Hyunjhee Kim in Conversation with Blair Murphy

Applied Forces

Join AAC curator Blair Murphy for a conversation with artist Laura Hyunjhee Kim whose work was recently included in Applied Forces at AAC. Kim’s current practice-based research projects explore emerging consumer technologies and their influence on human interactions and experiences of the body, topics that have only become more relevant as so many of us rely on technological connection as a substitute for physical proximity. Recorded primarily on a smartphone and disseminated through social media, the experiments in Kim’s ongoing project The Living Lab encourage viewers to consider the ways we speak, perform, interact with one another, and navigate this world alone together.

Laura Hyunjhee Kim received the inaugural ArtSlant Award in New Media (2013) and was one of the first artists-in-residence at the Internet Archive (2017). In 2020, Kim received the Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Award and Black Cube Video Art Award. She received a B.S. in Art from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and M.F.A. from the New Genres Department at the San Francisco Art Institute. She is a Ph.D. Candidate in Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance (IAWP) at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Media, Communication and Information.

Check out one of Laura’s most recent projects Lotioning with Laura below:

A Virtual Lotioning Session from Laura Hyunjhee Kim on Vimeo.

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Artist Talks with Andrew Barco and Elliot Doughtie

Saturday / October 21 / 1pm-3pm

Join artists Andrew Barco and Elliot Doughtie for conversations about their solo exhibitions currently on view at MoCA Arlington.

Neon Nights: Gala & Silent Auction

Wednesday / September 27 / 7pm

Join us on Wednesday, September 27 for a special gala and silent auction to benefit the Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington. Tickets range from $250 to $500 and include a 3-course dinner, silent auction, and the joy you’ll feel knowing you’re supporting the museum! Can’t attend? Consider sponsoring an artist to attend in your place!

MoCA on the Move at Met Park

Sundays 10am-12pm

MoCA Arlington at Met Park
Fun for the whole family! No Experience Required offers playful art making activities for children (and their curious adults) every Sunday morning. There will be collaborative, community-built art works, and opportunities to “make and take” works, too.