Kimsooja was born in 1957 in Taegu, South Korea. She lives and works in New York, Paris and Seoul. She represented Korea at the 55th Venice Biennale, with a site specific installation at the Korean Pavillion: To Breathe: Bottari (2013). A large retrospective of her work opened recently at Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada (until January 23, 2014). Earlier solo exhibitions include Miami Art Museum, Miami, (2012), Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, UK (2010) and at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. (2008). In 2006 she had a solo exhibition at Magasin 3, and her works were later included in the group exhibitions Investigations of a Dog (2011) and Thrice Upon a Time (2010) at Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall.