MCA SHOWCASES KOREAN ART


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An exhibition that brings together artists from Australia and Korea is now on display at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, located at 140 George Street, The Rocks.

DSC09305“New Romance: art and the posthuman” is a partnership between the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea that brings together 18 artists from Australia and Korea.

Drawing inspiration from science fiction, consumer technologies, robotics, biology and social media, the works in this exhibition encourage us to ask what it means to be human today, and what it might mean in the future.

Artists include Rebecca Baumann, Ian Burns, Hayden Fowler, Siyon Jin, Airan Kang, Sanghyun Lee, Soyo Lee, Wade Marynowsky, Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho, Patricia Piccinini & Peter Hennessey, Kibong Rhee, Justin Shoulder, Giselle Stanborough, Stelarc & Nina Sellars, and Wonbin Yang.

“New Romance: art and the posthuman” runs until 4 Sep 2016 and entry is free.

Words & Photos: Sandra Tiltman

 

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