The idea of Whatever You Say is simple: others’ words sometimes hurt people. Whatever You Say is a giant wooden gun, which generates a short uncomfortable low frequency sound when anyone stands in front of the work. Whatever You Say with two barrels represents the power of spoken words to damage or injure through sound alone. - Hye-yeon Nam



Inspired by ultrasonic weapons used by military and police forces, "whatever You Say" is an installation that produces low frequency sound. The sound is generated for two minutes every ten minutes when an audience is detected. It is felt as vibrations and intensifies as a person stands closer to the piece. If language is increasingly the soft power employed by pop stars and politicians then "Whatever You Say" is a visceral reminder of the raw physicality of sound itself. - Inmi Lee

Credit :
Hye Yeon Nam   Inmi Lee

A small house with a yellow attic room and already forgotten old works

Spatial drawing on Deajeon Creation Center’s exhibiton space-Daejeon Museum of Fine Art Creation Center, Daejeon, S.Korea/2010

Dae Hong Kim

"quiescent light” acrylic on wood



Safewalls Cirque poster



50 edition print of "plumlit night"



“going forth with apples”

Amy Sol is an American artist of Korean ancestry, who lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a member in good standing of a loose knit community of artists practicing Pop Surreal, Lowbrow, or, as Robert Williams defines it, "cartoon-tainted abstract surrealism." She typically paints upon treated wooden panel, incorporating the grain of the wood into the painting. Her style integrates both narrative and figurative styles with the mystic.

“ The reason (is) the wood really helps me a lot, and I've sort of become addicted to using wood panel. It's become a really important part of the whole piece -- all together -- it holds the whole piece together. The grain of the wood usually is the start of the motion; the flow. The wood always reminds me to keep things moving. When you look at wood grain, sometimes -- and you can almost feel the sense of something alive, of course it was once alive, but that imprint; the foot-print of it is still there. When I paint right on the wood it influences the colors I use. It reminds me to keep things really natural. ”
—Amy Sol, Semi-Permanent Lecture, 2008 Sydney, Australia

Amy Sol

Amadéus Leopold (born Hanbin Yoo, 3 August 1987) is a Korean-American violinist. He made his international debut at age twelve at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards and made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2009 following a decade of study with Itzhak Perlman at the Perlman Music Program and the Juilliard School.

Born in Seoul, Korea, Leopold began his violin studies at age five and won a top prize at the Korea Times Competition the same year. He made his first national television appearance at age eight in a documentary profiling Korean prodigies on the KBS network, showcasing his talent in violin performance and composing music, poetry, and plays. At age nine, Leopold was the youngest student accepted to the Korean National University of Arts. By age ten, Leopold had made his orchestral debut with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and performed solo recitals in several major concert halls throughout Korea.

He already had an exotic, double-barrelled name that wouldn't seem out of place alongside Björk, Madonna, Rihanna or Lady Gaga – and a daring performance style and aesthetic to match. But the classical chameleon formerly known as Hahn-Bin has changed his name to Amadeus Leopold in a bid to pay tribute to his violin idols.

"Amadeus Leopold is the name I have chosen for my American citizenship, while Hahn-Bin is my given Korean name," the New Yorker explained.

A kind of David Bowie of the classical music world and an underground fashion icon, the 25-year-old told Limelight that his new stage name reflects his "marriage and commitment to the new golden era of music – one where there is no boundary between what is classical and what is pop.

"We are very near that golden era of music; one that is reminiscent of the days when Liszt and Kreisler, Rachmaninov and Mozart himself, were the rockstars of their day. My role in this world is to embody the renaissance of classical music itself; I wanted to make that message clear to the world."

Amadéus Leopold

Diviner detail 66" x 28" x 3" archival ink on hand-cut mylar 2010



Clarion 7.5" x 9" x 1" archival ink on handcut mylar 2004



Lepidoptera II 11 " x 8 " x 1 "  archival ink on hand-cut mylar 2005

A finely drawn line separates Imi Hwangbo’s sensual sculptures of the 1990s from the discretely dimensional objects that she makes today. The swollen forms of “The Waiting Chamber” series have given way to exquisite introspection. Before, she carved and modeled organic shapes in plaster, then cast them into red rubber vessels. Now she turns her drawings into vellum maquettes and achieves sculptural geometric designs from multiple layers of digitally printed, hand-cut Mylar.

constructed drawings Photographer: Michael McKelvey

Imi Hwangbo

Hoop 2011 installation



Smile 2006 video, performance (10sec) Fabric, box paper



Evolg-part2 mixed media 230×230×90cm 2012



Blinker, performance, video, mixed media 2009



Clothing Towe 2009 photo, installation used clothes

Ways to Live 120 x 120 cm Acrylic on canvas 2010



Old Habbits 162 x 130 cm Acrylic on canvas 2010



Carrying the Luck 120 x 120 cm Acrylic on canvas 2010

Clothes are the place at which the vanity of humans who seek to distinguish oneself from others remain as well as where the desire of affirming one's own unique value intervenes.

Jong Suk Yoon’s dialogue with clothes is his way of expressing the problems of our society.
- shapes associated with them, the colors and patterns printed on them, the things he sees by listening to them, drawing out another existence hidden inside.

In a sculpting like manner he reproduces his forms with meticulous dots - using a syringe (a simple unit of minimal expression), like counting each strand of fabric, he 'weaves' the clothes with painted dots - playing between dot and shape. The clothes that were considered dead reincarnate upon being granted with new life.

The protruding dots create and show tactile embossed sculpture as they spread throughout the screen like a rash. It arouses the allurement of wanting to feel with hands. At the same time, these dots turn the image into abstract form.

A beast symbolizes instinct and desire. The clothes with brilliant flower patterns transform into the head of dog, lion, pig or sheep. The 'beast-like' desire hidden in the clothes rears its head. It barks. The uniform of soccer players also takes in the form of handgun. It is like the image association of from offense, shooting and charge towards the goal. The clothes/images he painted/printed tend to be aimed and shot at us or bark at us. They form aggressively inflated and chilling suspense.







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