Michael Vince Kim was born in Los Angeles, CA to Korean parents, but relocated to Argentina at a young age. He studied Film Directing at Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires and holds an MA Honours in Linguistics from The University of Edinburgh. He later went on to receive an MA in Documentary Photography from the London College of Communication.
His work concentrates on issues of migration and identity with a focus on the Korean diaspora in post-Soviet states and Latin America. He is the recipient of the Magnum ‘30 Under 30’ Award and the 1st prize in the People Stories category of the World Press Photo 2017 Contest.