"A Needle Woman," detail, Tokyo (Japan) (1999-2001)

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

"I made a performance, using my own body as a symbolic needle, in the first video of Needle Woman (1999) in Tokyo. That actually allowed me to broaden my concepts and my practices."