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In conversation: Do Ho Suh at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

The MCA and Destination NSW present a special in conversation between internationally renowned artist Do Ho Suh and Guest Curator Rachel Kent on the occasion of the artist’s Sydney International Art Series 2022/2023 exhibition.

Do Ho Suh’s extensive body of work, encompassing architectural installations, large-scale sculptural works, drawings, printmaking, and video works, is characterised by its exploration of concepts around home and identity. Hear directly from the artist about his influences, working processes and his major new work, Rubbing/Loving Project: Seoul Home (2013-2022) in this wide-ranging conversation.

The ticket price includes access to the exhibition Do Ho Suh and can be used at your chosen time.  

Please note this is a hybrid event, Rachel Kent will be appearing in person and Do Ho Suh will be joining online.


General admission $35
MCA Member $26
Concession $30 

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About Do Ho Suh

South Korean artist Do Ho Suh (b. 1962, Seoul) works across artistic media, creating drawings, films, installations, and sculptural works that question concepts of home, identity, individuality, memory, migration, and space. Since the 1990s, the artist has exhibited in over 250 exhibitions, including presentations at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa; ARoS, Aarhus, Brooklyn Museum, New York; Hayward Gallery, London; Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul; Serpentine Galleries, London; Singapore Art Museum, Singapore; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The artist's work has been collected by major public and private art collections internationally. He has been commissioned to create large-scale public artworks worldwide, including Istanbul, Gwangju, London, New York, San Diego, and Seoul. In 2001 Do Ho Suh represented Korea at the Venice Biennale, and in 2018 he participated in the Venice Biennale of Architecture. In 2013 the artist was named Wall Street Journal Magazine's Innovator of the Year in Art.

About Rachel Kent

Rachel Kent is Chief Executive Officer, Bundanon Trust NSW, Australia, and Guest Curator of the Sydney International Art Series exhibition Do Ho Suh. Previously the Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia from 2011 to 2021, Kent has presented exhibitions in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the United States and Canada and worked with artists including Doug Aitken, Yoko Ono, Grayson Perry, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Tatsuo Miyajima, David Goldblatt and Cornelia Parker. Her exhibitions have been presented at the Brooklyn Museum, New York; Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal; Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C.; and the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. She sits on editorial, academic and government advisory panels and is the editor and author of multiple award-winning artist monographs.

About the Sydney International Art Series

The Sydney International Art Series is an initiative of the NSW Government via its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW. Every summer, it brings the world’s most outstanding art exclusively to Sydney. The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has presented exhibitions by major international artists Doug Aitken, Cornelia Parker, Pipilotti Rist, Tatsuo Miyajima, Grayson Perry, Anish Kapoor, Yoko Ono and David Goldblatt in partnership with SIAS.

In conversation: Do Ho Suh at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

6.30pm – 7.40pm, Friday 18 November 


140 George Street
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