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Baekki Kim majored in ceramics at Hongik University in Seoul, Korea. Since the beginning of 1990 he has performed more than 800 times in South Korea, China, Japan, Australia, London, Berlin, Estonia, Finland, and many more.
In 2000 he established KoPAS (Korea Performance Art Sprit) founding a progressive art form from dance, media, art, music, theater artists in various fields such as experimental genre crossing facilitating an expansion to performance art fields. Baekki Kim was art Director at KEAF (Korea Exprimental Art Festival 2002-2012), SIPF (Seoul International performance Festival 2007-2010), and UPAF (Ulsan performance Art Festival 2008-2009).
As art director was responsible for both the development and spreading of performance art to wider audiences. In addition, he is the author of ten performance art-related books and has made two DVDs.
His performances draw on objects, colors, music and images of the oriental philosophy “ jeong.jung.dong” (Stillness, Centre, Movement) . “Jeong.jung.dong” teaches static tranquility amid a moving world. A Tranquil state that accepts change as endemic to the natural world. Through the world of jeong.jung.dong. Baekki Kim has been a struggling artist walking the tightrope between ideals and reality. Often the inside story of pain.
After hosting Korea Performance Art Festival for 12 years with about 100 artists from 15 countries and he had moved to JeJu, organizing JeJu international Experimental Arts Festival in 16 years art director work experience. Also he has been creating ‘Seogwipo Culture Battery Station’ aiming to spread art creation on local and international art exchange since 2014.