Kim Ye

Screening: DOMestication

June 26, 7:00 pm

DOMestication is a film created by Kim Ye, directed by Maegan La Trese Philmore, and edited by Jessica Schilling. It was inspired by the bridal reality genre and Ye’s own forthcoming wedding to her partner in fall of 2019. The trailer for the film can be seen below.

Kim Ye (b. 1984, Beijing, China) is a Los Angeles-based interdisciplinary artist whose work incorporates social practice, installation, video, performance, sculpture, and the written word. She received her MFA from UCLA (2012) and her BA from Pomona College (2007). Her work traces the circulation of power by exploring concepts of labor, intimacy, and the exchange between an artist and their audience. She has performed and exhibited nationally and internationally at The Hammer Museum, Getty Center, Moran Bondaroff, Material Art Fair, Human Resources, Machine Project, California Institute of the Arts, Pomona College Museum of Art, ACRE, Satellite Art Fair, and Visitor Welcome Center among others. She has been invited as a visiting artist and given talks at institutions such as Virginia Commonwealth University, Pomona College, University of California Los Angeles, and Loyola Marymount University.

Kim Ye, DOMestication [trailer], 2021. Single-channel video. Duration: 56 seconds.