Seminar with Dr Haji Oh

Image: Haji Oh, Nautical Map (2017). Photo credit: Kigure Shinya

Dr Haji Oh is a third generation Zainichi Korean contemporary artist born in Japan, currently residing in Australia.

She completed her PhD in Fine Arts at the Kyoto City University of Arts and has been a Visiting Scholar at York University in Toronto, Canada. She has participated in exhibitions all across Japan and abroad, including exhibitions at the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, the Kyoto Art Center, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, the Ueno Royal Museum Tokyo, the Busan Biennale, and the University of Wollongong.

In this seminar Dr Haji Oh will share insights into the politics, the untold memories and histories of the Zainichi experience embodied in her textiles and weaving practice. She will be joined in conversation with PhD candidate Soo-Min Shim whose research revolves around contemporary art of the Korean diaspora.

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