Yeesookyung 《Whisper Only to You》, MADRE · Museo d'arte Contemporanea Donnaregina in Italy
Oct 12, 2019 - Jan 13, 2020
MADRE · Museo d'arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy
The Fondazione Donnaregina per le arti contemporanee and the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte present Whisper Only to You (10.12.2019-01.13.2020, opening 10.11.2019), the first solo show dedicated to the South-Korean artist Yeesookyung by two Italian institutions, conceived by Sylvain Bellenger and Andrea Viliani with Sabrina Rastelli. The exhibition, divided into two complementary exhibition paths at Madre and at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, presents multimedia and multi-material works, among which sculptures, video-installations and paintings, along with new productions realized by the artist by using fragments and shards of the 18th century ceramic production of the Real Fabbrica della Porcellana di Capodimonte. In the context of this project, during her residency period in Naples, Yeesookyung has also held a workshop, realized in collaboration with Istituto ad indirizzo raro Caselli-De Sanctis. For the project the Fondazione Donnaregina per le arti contemporanee received the support of the Fund for Korean Art Abroad 2019, promoted by the Ministry for Cuture, Sports & Tourism of Korea and by Korea Arts Management Service.