"A Needle Woman" (1999–2001)

"A Needle Woman," 1999–2001
Eight-channel video projection, silent, 6min 33sec loop
Locations: Cairo, Delhi, Lagos, London, New York, Shanghai
© Kimsooja
Courtesy the artist

"After doing sewing practices for more than a decade, I started seeing my body itself as a symbolic needle. But at the same time the truth was already embedded in the nature of the needle, because a needle is a tool that is an extension of our hands and body."

-Kimsooja

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