Piano: Face Jumble II, Portrait of Lazy Artists (Layered Look) (2014)

Concept I borrowed the world leader portrait images by the former American president (now painter) George W. Bush, that appear to be based on Google image searches. 25 portraits by G. W. Bush used here were collected from online news coverage and promotional videos of his recent exhibition. I also re-cycled a piano case I…

Piano: Face Jumble II, Portrait of Lazy Artists (Layered Look) (2014)

Concept I borrowed the world leader portrait images by the former American president (now painter) George W. Bush, that appear to be based on Google image searches. 25 portraits by G. W. Bush used here were collected from online news coverage and promotional videos of his recent exhibition. I also re-cycled a piano case I…

Family Tree Project (2014)

Concept Visualization of the lineage of family members. The first specimen of this project is the Kim-Choe family. They have produced two children in their marriage, hence connecting two distinct families by blood. Pictures of their extended family are gathered and made into a sequence of faces that exhibit the linkages between them. I intend to continue…

Family Tree Project (2014)

Concept Visualization of the lineage of family members. The first specimen of this project is the Kim-Choe family. They have produced two children in their marriage, hence connecting two distinct families by blood. Pictures of their extended family are gathered and made into a sequence of faces that exhibit the linkages between them. I intend to continue…

Accordion Face (2013)

Concept One of my interests is repurposing familiar objects such as toys (block toys, classic children’s books) or musical instruments (piano, xylophone, accordion) that I grew up playing with. By giving different roles to these familiar items that I have memories attached to, I want to recreate the mesmerizing moment that we all had as…

Accordion Face (2013)

Concept One of my interests is repurposing familiar objects such as toys (block toys, classic children’s books) or musical instruments (piano, xylophone, accordion) that I grew up playing with. By giving different roles to these familiar items that I have memories attached to, I want to recreate the mesmerizing moment that we all had as…

Piano: Face Jumble (2013)

Concept Play music. Jumble face. This piece started as a sequel to Face Book with a Hole where I borrowed the idea of a die-cut book that connects a page to the next via a hole on a page. I intended to deliver the connectedness of human emotions by creating connected faces in the book….

Piano: Face Jumble (2013)

Concept Play music. Jumble face. This piece started as a sequel to Face Book with a Hole where I borrowed the idea of a die-cut book that connects a page to the next via a hole on a page. I intended to deliver the connectedness of human emotions by creating connected faces in the book….

How is it going for Dummies (Remastered!) (2012)

Concept “How is it going for Dummies” is a fake-tutorial video originally made as a part of Alien Song project in 2003. This old video was remastered for an installation “How is it going for Dummies (Remastered! 2012 Edition)” in 2012. The installation was concepted for “That Object is a Work of Art” exhibition, a…

How is it going for Dummies (Remastered!) (2012)

Concept “How is it going for Dummies” is a fake-tutorial video originally made as a part of Alien Song project in 2003. This old video was remastered for an installation “How is it going for Dummies (Remastered! 2012 Edition)” in 2012. The installation was concepted for “That Object is a Work of Art” exhibition, a…

Emotional Block: This Block is Rotatable (2012)

Concept There are times that I feel as if my head is stuck in a small shoebox, a fish tank or a hole in the wall. I fear that I simply cannot get out of it. It feels like my brain is trapped there and I am the only one who doesn’t realize that this…

Emotional Block: This Block is Rotatable (2012)

Concept There are times that I feel as if my head is stuck in a small shoebox, a fish tank or a hole in the wall. I fear that I simply cannot get out of it. It feels like my brain is trapped there and I am the only one who doesn’t realize that this…

Faces With A Hole: The Infinite Loop (2012)

Full Title Faces With A Hole – Happy, Angry, Joyful, Sad: The Infinite Loop / 구멍난 얼굴들: 무한루프 Media Single Channel Video + Sound, Video/Sound controlled by MaxMSPJitter. This piece is meant to have no clear beginning nor ending. It intends to loop infinitely with 20 % chances of going back to the previous emotion….

Faces With A Hole: The Infinite Loop (2012)

Full Title Faces With A Hole – Happy, Angry, Joyful, Sad: The Infinite Loop / 구멍난 얼굴들: 무한루프 Media Single Channel Video + Sound, Video/Sound controlled by MaxMSPJitter. This piece is meant to have no clear beginning nor ending. It intends to loop infinitely with 20 % chances of going back to the previous emotion….

Face Book With A Hole – Four Emotions (2011)

Full Title Face Book With A Hole – Four Emotions / 구멍난 얼굴북 – 희노애락 Concept Borrowing a classic children’s book format (die-cut book), where viewers see a part of next page through a hole, I intended to create a series of faces that lead into one another. I wanted to share and mix visual…

Face Book With A Hole – Four Emotions (2011)

Full Title Face Book With A Hole – Four Emotions / 구멍난 얼굴북 – 희노애락 Concept Borrowing a classic children’s book format (die-cut book), where viewers see a part of next page through a hole, I intended to create a series of faces that lead into one another. I wanted to share and mix visual…

Sketching on Mt. Greylock (2011)

Full Title Sketching on Mt. Greylock – Return of Charley Description Outdoor projection with performance to celebrate the 160th anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick, written by Herman Melville. Context 2011 is the 160th Anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick which was written at Melville’s farm home Arrowhead in Pittsfield, MA. “Charley” lived in the…

Sketching on Mt. Greylock (2011)

Full Title Sketching on Mt. Greylock – Return of Charley Description Outdoor projection with performance to celebrate the 160th anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick, written by Herman Melville. Context 2011 is the 160th Anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick which was written at Melville’s farm home Arrowhead in Pittsfield, MA. “Charley” lived in the…

Bring Me To The Moon (2011)

Description In the already bright city of New York, I rarely have a chance to look at the moon and appreciate its beauty. What is the closest look at the Moon I ever had? I forget.. “Bring me to the moon” intends to bring the Moon from the sky very down to the ground and…

Bring Me To The Moon (2011)

Description In the already bright city of New York, I rarely have a chance to look at the moon and appreciate its beauty. What is the closest look at the Moon I ever had? I forget.. “Bring me to the moon” intends to bring the Moon from the sky very down to the ground and…