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). Earlier solo exhibitions include Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada (2014); Miami Art Museum, Miami (2012); Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, UK (2010) and 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.