"A Needle Woman," detail, Mexico City (Mexico) (1999-2001)

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

"The needle itself is a hermaphrodite-tool that has a masculine and feminine side—a healing part and also a hurting part. So how it functions is always ambiguous."

-Kimsooja