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Walker Art Center

Lee Kit

Hold Your Breath, Dance Slowly

Installation view of LEE KIT’s exhibition “Hold Your Breath, Dance Slowly,” at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2016. Courtesy Walker Art Center.

The saccharine-sweet, instrumental melody of Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love” (1961) greeted viewers at the entrance of Lee Kit’s exhibition at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, “Hold Your Breath, Dance Slowly.” The tune was the soundtrack for Lee’s 2012 work of a similar name, wherein an “I” interjected at the beginning of the title further personalizes…

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