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Announcing Sa Youngin’s Exhibition “A FLOWER CITED FROM FAR AWAY”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition A FLOWER CITED FROM FAR AWAY by Sa Youngin on June 23 (Sat) & 24 (Sun), as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura.

Sa Youngin is working in the area of installation integrating sculpture with media devices based in South Korea and the US.
She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Seoul National University (SNU) with the dual degree in Sculpture and Media art and pursuing her master’s degree in Digital Media since 2017 in
Rhode Island School of Design(RISD) in the United States. This summer, she is selected as grant student from RISD to attend residency program in Japan, Studio KURA to continue her artistic practice.

Here are some words from the artist herself.

‘A Flower cited from far away’ is a research-based art project. This project investigates how strategy is disguised as aesthetic and intends to uncover the symbol which inhabits shifted meaning from political context and influencing the perception of the society.

Sa Youngin 사영인 “A FLOWER CITED FROM FAR AWAY 遠くから引用されてきた花”
Exhibition style: Digital Installation
Date: June 23(Saturday) to 24(Sunday), 11:00 to 18:00, free entrance

* We will hold an exhibition opening party and an artist talk on 23rd (Sat), starting at 15:30.
* The exhibitions by other current residence artists will be also held on the same dates.

Sa Youngin

Sa Youngin (South Korea) Residence: June 2018

Sa Youngin is working in the area of installation integrating sculpture with media devices based in South Korea and the US.
She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Seoul National University (SNU) with the dual degree in Sculpture and Media art and pursuing her master’s degree in Digital Media since 2017 in
Rhode Island School of Design(RISD) in the United States. This summer she is selected as grant student from RISD to attend residency program in Japan, Studio KURA to continue her
artistic practice.

Young investigates the mechanism of misfortune and explores how it operates in the places and times we inhabit. However, this is neither criticizing nor asserting a solution, she focuses
on exposing the mechanism of the subject. Using original materials from the subject and incorporating elements of digital devices and sculpture within an installation she attempts to
create a landscape that highlights the vulnerable moments and symbols of everyday life.

At the Studio Kura, she is planning the project intends to uncover the symbol which inhabits shifted meaning from political context and influencing the perception of the society.

– Sa Youngin’s website

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