KATE HERS RHEE
April 2013

kate hers RHEE is a visual artist and cultural producer who works in the field of social art practice. Her work seeks to rethink and reshape notions of transnational and cultural identity, often through different modes of communication and public/private interventions. Her projects manifest often in multiple mediums including: performance, sound, drawing, video, internet blogging, installation, and in commodities such as food products, posters, zines, flash cards, and games. She has shown widely in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America in such spaces as: Atelierhof Kreuzberg (Berlin), Asian Pacific American Film Festival (Los Angeles), Art Laboratory-Berlin, Kunstverein-Hildesheim, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (Berlin), Maryland Art Place (Baltimore), National Museum Women in the Arts (Washington DC), pkm gallery (Seoul), Loop Gallery (Seoul), Kyunghee Museum of Art (Seoul), Visual Studies Workshop (Rochester), and Ex Teresa Art Actual (Mexico City). A transnational Korean-American, born in Seoul and raised in Detroit, hers speaks broken Korean.  In 2011, she founded the non-profit USArtBerlin in Germany, where often she lives and works, speaking German with an American accent.

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