HANSOL KIM AND WOJCIECH KOSMA – PERFORMANCES AS PART OF THE ORIENT EXHIBITION


HOPE SCANDAL is a music duo formed by Hansol Kim and Wojciech Kosma. Drawing from their performance art backgrounds, they have developed an idiosyncratic combination of free jazz, composition and abstract noise. Playing a simple line-up of drums and a guitar they narrate their songs with conceptual lyrics that reimagine various effects and possibilities of music.

Hansol Kim is a Korean artist and drummer based in Berlin. Hansol is a recent graduate of Universität der Künste Berlin. She exhibited and performed in Germany including in AEG Nürnberg, Villa Grisebach and Kunstverein Bamberg. Alongside Hope Scandal Hansol is a member of Berlin bands STEIF and Die hässlichen Vögel.

Wojciech Kosma is a performance artist. His performances and web series (including Charisma, his collaboration with Sarah M. Harrison) where shown in Chisenhale Gallery, Volksbühne Berlin, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw and Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin among others. Wojciech is a founding member of an artist TV collective East London Cable.