This talk took place as part of the Live Culture programme of Live Art performances, debates and presentations.



Yu Yeon Kim curator of the celebrated Translated Acts looked at contemporary body art from East Asia which has taken performance beyond the walls of the museum and gallery and invited us to reassess the way non-European art is evaluated.Yu Yeon Kim curated the exhibition Exotica Incognita with Latin American Artists for the 3rd Kwangju Biennale in 2000, the Asia-Pacific section in Cinco Continentes y una Ciudad in Mexico City in 1998, In The Eye Of The Tiger, a panorama of contemporary Korean art in New York and Seoul in 1998 and Transversions for the 2nd Biennale of Johannesburg in 1997. She is the co-founder of PLEXUS, a New York based internet art organisation.Live Culture is curated by Lois Keidan, Daniel Brine and Adrian Heathfield, and supported by the Arts Council of England, the Live Art Development Agency, London Arts, The Regional Arts Lottery Programme, The Felix Trust for Art, and The Henry Moore Foundation.