Working Thesis Title: The Gyopo Gap: Contemporary Art and the Korean Diaspora
Supervisors: Dr Chaitanya Sambrani, Dr Charlotte Galloway
Soo-Min Shim received her Bachelor of Art History and Theory (First Class Honours) from the University of Sydney with a thesis on Korean feminism(s) in contemporary art. She was awarded the Kathleen Garnham Laurence Prize, the Mary Makinson Prize, the Francis Stuart Prize, and the GS Caird Scholarship in Fine Arts throughout her degree from the University of Sydney Art History department.
Her current PhD thesis 'The Gyopo Gap: Contemporary Art and the Korean Diaspora' (2020-current) studies the artistic, cultural and social impact of diasporic, expatriate and immigrant Korean artists from and within the Anglophone West, with a focus on Australia and New Zealand.
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