MIMI JUNG | CULTURED MAGAZINE | FEATURE

Cultured Magazine, May 23, 2023

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FIBER ARTIST MIMI JUNG SEARCHES FOR SAFETY IN YARN

Fiber artist Mimi Jung put on her first solo show, "Shields," at Helen J. Gallery in Los Angeles last year. As a Korean-American living in the predominantly white Helena, Montana, she began to feel vulnerable after the 2021 Atlanta Spa Shootings. The series of three-dimensional yarn and painted canvas pieces on view in the show explored Jung’s identity and tinkered with themes of protection and self-preservation.

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