Yesul Kim is working as an artist and graphic designer running the graphic design studio Platinum. She is interested in examining the relationships between people, society and environment and exploring these relationships through audience participation. With the <Artist survival> project in 2015, Kim questioned, in an ironic way, how artists should position themselves in an art system and who are those best qualified to be an artist. Kim Yesul is based in Seoul, South Korea, and runs Platinum graphic design studio with Jihoon Beak.
Mohini Chandra's work deals with articulations of identity and globalized spaces, memory and migration. She has an interest in the histories and the processes of visual culture within colonial, anthropological and ethnographic discourses and the imagery of contemporary globalized cultures. An internationally renowned filmmaker, Mohini is developing a new piece of work devoted to amateur sea divers and the stories they tell after she was selected for The Arts Institute Film Commission 2021. Tall Tales and Wonder Rooms will also explore the hidden histories of Plymouth and the city’s links to the wider world.
Olga Koroleva is an artist-researcher-forager-lecturer based in London and works with recorded and live media, photography, and writing. Since 2016 she has been working within the field of animal theory and is the founder of the international peer-group The Political Animal. In this talk for Cine Sisters South West, Olga discusses her current practice which includes a speculative multi-species storytelling project themed around the notion and practice of healing, a supernatural love story performance and video project with a scent narrative, a research project focused on recognition of more-than-human personhood and cetaceans, and an exploration of vegetal worlds and how plants can help visualise hidden disability.
The following is a short resource list for the work Olga mentions in her talk:
with grandfather (2017) Patterns of Care (2017-) Soft Shell (2017)
Cautiously (dear deer) (2017) Whale watching (2019)
Tears on my leaves (2020) The Other (2016/21)
You can also find a reading list on Olga's website: www.olgakoroleva.com