Born in Osaka, Japan. Kim Insook moved to Korea in 2003 to study abroad. Following residencies in Korea and Germany, she has based herself in Tokyo and Seoul since 2018. Kim undertakes communication-based projects with immigrants and local community members on the themes of everyday life and memories of diverse “individuals,” history, tradition, relationships, and individual identities that exist within a community. In 2008, her solo exhibition “sweet hours” was held at Gwangju Museum of Art in Gwangju, Korea. She has exhibited her works at art festivals and special exhibitions in Japan and abroad, including the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul Museum of Art, Mori Art Museum, and Daegu Photo Biennale.