kate-hers RHEE

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7 Drawings, 28 Kisses, performance ©2013

kate-hers RHEE is a visual artist, cultural worker and arts educator. Her interdisciplinary artistic practice reflects the complex nature of miscast identity, cultural dislocation and gendered interactions. She often uses language and food as art mediums to explore transnational identity and the construction of self.

Supporters of her work include US Embassy-Berlin, Professional Association of Berlin Artists, Fulbright Commission, Blakemore Foundation, DAAD and most recently the Puffin Foundation and the Berlin Senat. A fellow at Vermont Studio Center, MacDowell Colony, Millay Colony and Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, she received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from University of California- Irvine, where she was a Jacob K. Javits Fellow for three years. 

She has shown in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America, most recently at: Asian Art Museum (Berlin), n.b.k. (Berlin), centrum (Berlin), Humboldt Lab Dahlem (Berlin), Korean Cultural Service (NYC), Entretempo Kitchen Gallery (Berlin), Coohaus Art (Chelsea- NYC), and the Berlinische Galerie – Museum for Modern Art (Berlin). She proudly serves on the board of Korientation, the Berlin-based political network for Asian German perspectives and was recently interviewed for the anthology, Unknown Diversity: Insight into the History of the Korean Migration to Germany