Location:Brooklyn, NY, United States
Schools Attended:School of Visual Arts
Won Kim is a fine art photographer based in Brooklyn. He earned BFA in Photography from School of Visual Arts and graduated from SVA's Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography program. Upon graduating, he was selected by LensCulture as one of '21 New & Emerging Photographers 2013' , won third place in International Photography Award (IPA), and was one of the finalists in Photo World 2014 by New York Photo Festival. He also has been featured in numerous publications worldwide including Daily Mail, New York Times, Vice, Metro, BuzzFeed, iGNANT to name a few. His work often explores hidden spaces/architectural shapes and patterns in the mundane but not limited to. Since 2010, Won has exhibited internationally in Europe and USA.
Echoing his belief that all humans have an inherent longing to live in a place like a womb, Won Kim has photographed nude figures curled into fetal positions, as they rest in unlikely corners of urban environments.