Jane Jin Kaisen

Born in Jeju Island, 1980 and lives in Berlin, Copenhagen

Working across mediums of film, video installation, photography and performance, she engages themes of memory, migration, and gender through poetic modes of storytelling and non-linear montages of image, sound, voice, and embodiment. Recent exhibitions include “2 or 3 Tigers”, Haus der Kulturen der Welt and “Forum Expanded”, the 68th Berlin International Film Festival in Germany, “Decolonizing Appearance” at CAMP (Center for Art on Migration Politics) in Denmark, “Asian Diva: The Muse and the Monster”, Buk Seoul Museum of Art, “Art Spectrum 2016”, the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, and “Interrupted Survey: Fractured Modern Mythologies”, Asia Culture Center in South Korea.
She was awarded the Montana Enterprize at Kunsthallen Brandts in Denmark and has participated in the Liverpool Biennale, the Gwangju Biennale, and the Jeju Biennale, among others. Kaisen has an MFA from the University of California Los Angeles, an MA from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program.

Interrupted Survey : Fractured Modern Mythologies
For this exhibition, ten artists have been commissioned to produce new works especially for the Asian...
04 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2017
Asia Culture Center
Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs
Para Site present the traveling and transforming exhibition “Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs” that...
18 Mar 2017 - 11 Jun 2017
Para Site
Hong Kong
2 or 3 Tigers
Haus der Kulturen der Welt presents “2 or 3 Tigers”, a group exhibition addressing collective...
21 Apr 2017 - 03 Jul 2017
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs – Bangkok
Previously presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in Manila and at Para Site in Hong...
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
Art Center at the Jim Thompson House
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