Breathing Through Skin at Antenna Space, Shanghai: Mire Lee
Bringing together new and recent works—several of which have been especially conceived for this occasion—“Breathing Through Skin” highlights four artists and their critical invocations of monstrosity—the monster as constructed motif in horror and the monstrous as an inherent wildness intrinsic to desire. Together, these works traverse a range of binaries, provoking an erotic and affective engagement with bodies in the world, beyond the trappings of difference.
MIRE LEE ON SCULPTING BODY HORROR AND VOREArt in AmericaMire Lee’s silicone sculptures resemble life forms that defy easy classification. These works, which look a bit like innards, are often equipped with hidden motors...Read more
HR Giger & Mire Leee-fluxThe Schinkel Pavillon brings together the worlds of the late Swiss visionary HR Giger (1940–2014) and the South Korean artist Mire Lee (b. 1988), transforming...Read more
Vorarephilia: Mire LeeMousse MagazineESSAYS Mousse 69 Vorarephilia: Mire Lee by Alvin Li I first encountered Korean artist Mire Lee via an Instagram story—a documentation of Andrea, Ophelia, at...Read more
Mire LeeCURA.36Mire Lee’s promethean sculptures and instal-lations instill a creeping transgressive horror. Twisted piles of rubber tubing, pools of silicate, and ventricular pumps gurn, and ejaculate....Read more