news | statement | works | CV | contact |
However, this superposition, as well as the principle of our parallel realities, are usually repressed by language, because otherwise our society would not function properly. We are linguistically generalized as human beings, particularly in terms of our interiority, both mentally and physically: Each of us is supposed to have a single and consistent mind (not plural or fragmented), and a certain anatomical structure. The former is systemized primarily by the use of "I," the term everyone equally has the right to use to refer to themselves, thus claiming no one is special, so that a common intersubjective world outside us, which is called society, is in need. The latter is defined by anatomical science, which articulates the internal system of human body by distinguishing organs with words.
In order to slip through such a confinement, to seize back the superposition, the invisible closed room, or the black box, and to fully explore its potential, my work takes "translation" or "interpretation" as a means to come and go between self and others, here and there, and now and then.
Most recently, my work started to take the form of “reinterpretation” of other artists, both contemporary and historical, extracting and expanding a certain element of their work or practice to develop a new form or make up a parallel history.