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WAAC Member and artist Tai Kim, exhibits “Silk Fish: Swimming in the Air” in the Ruth Upjohn Gallery, February 8 – 19, 2022.

Tai Kim is a Seoul-born, Toronto based Multidisciplinary artist who works in visual art, performance and textile art as well as is a reggae musician in the vocal arts.

From the artist herself, “Silk Fish: Swimming in Air”, is “a tribute to my Grandmother and Mother Silk Fish And silk Scroll Paintings. A small bell called a 풍경. “Pungkyung” – hangs under the eaves in a Korean Zen Buddhist temple. Under the bell is a fish-shaped ornament, seeing these as a child when I visited the Zen temple with my grandmother. It contains the Buddhist teachings to stay awake like the fish that never sleeps, eyes perpetually open.”

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