I just found out about what looks to be a fascinating exhibit at The San Francisco Center for the Book, called Wings for Words: New Bookworks from Korea and Japan. The exhibit showcases diverse bookworks of 14 contemporary artists in South Korea and Japan, from Ryoko Adachi’s bioethical interpretation of Jack and the Beanstalk, to Haran Kim’s sculptural Striped Dictionary, to Kyung Hee Kim’s stunning bird imagery in Plus & Minus.
The featured artists: Ryoko Adachi, Sangmi Chun, Hiroko Fukumoto, Ryo Hamada, Haran Kim, Kyung Hee Kim, Narae Kim, Kahoru Otani, Eunkyung Park, Veronika Shäpers, Kanako Shibata, Hea lim Shin, Mitsutaka Tanimoto, and Young Kil Yim. For several, this will be their first US showing.
Wings for Words is open now and runs through Friday April 17. More good news: it’s free!