Logo header e92f8a75db0e2bed29b4f978e5c2810aee83825165a2919fb5e5f2f75cad2704
Play 742dbde0b5fabe0bc326884a5a135ec89f73f47e58de53235a4666f1786c40cf
Ticket 75f6ee8de53f97f4c3773f440306dabca384f1904adf038ac7730a05652ab844

Ticketing

Kiwoun Shin: The world is GRAY

Kiwoun Shin

Space: Willing N Dealing, Seoul

07/06/17 - 07/27/17


Description

Artist Statement

This exhibition has started from my answer to a prolonged question, ‘Does an absolute good and evil exists in the world?’ My answer to this abstract question is that “The world is in GRAY.” We usually describe good as white and evil as dark color, but can we truly divide the world into two absolute colors? I rather believe the world is in gray on the ‘Scale of Good and Evil,’ and we recognize a subject in darker or lighter gray color rather than black and white. In this exhibition, I tried to express the abstractness of recognition in value judgement in two different visual recognition methods. The one method is that using a ‘crusher,’ I crush various objects till they become powder. Then I spread the powder across the surface of a canvas and write a text of an original color of the crushed object on it. Another method is to put a gray color on top of colored objects to create an installation and a media work that are designed to make viewers conceive the installed objects, painted in different gray tones, as ones in a black and white television set.

READ MORE
HIDE

Photos


Artists