Roger Kim is a multidisciplinary artist who tells stories with text, music, moving graphics, dance, and interactive electronics.

He has performed and exhibited at ICA San Jose, Mills College Art Museum, ICA San Francisco, REDCAT, the YBCA New Frequencies Festival, CultureHub LA, Re-Fest, and the California Institute of the Arts. He has received grants and awards from UC Berkeley, CultureHub LA, ICA San Francisco, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, and the California Institute of the Arts.

Roger earned a BA in music at UC Berkeley under Myra Melford, and an MFA in music performance and composition from the California Institute of the Arts under Eyvind Kang. Roger studied traditional Korean music with a grant from UC Berkeley. His teachers in Korea include Ji Soonja, Scarlett Choi, Kim Dongwon, Moon Soohyeon, and Yeon Jeho. Roger publishes puri zine about Korean history, is the leader of Kkirikkiri Samulnori, and facilitates workshops exploring Korean diasporic rage as part of Hwa Records artist collective.



interactive work


March 2, 2024 7pm - The Lab SF, SF Poet Theater Festival with Kkirikkiri