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Lee Bul (1964, Korea) is widely viewed as one of the most important Korean artists of her generation. Born during the military dictatorship of South Korea, she graduated in sculpture from Hongik University during the late 1980s. Her works were concerned with politics in the broadest sense, delving into many variants of the fallible, all-too-human forms of idealism that permeate culture and civilisation. Her work draws on various intellectual mechanisms ranging from gender politics, idealism, modernism, science fiction and technological development. All these influences are expressed in her drawings, photographs, and performance (documented on video). From the very outset she has followed an iconoclast path, creating works that provocatively overstep the boundaries between genres and disciplines. Early street performance-based pieces saw Lee Bul wearing

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