Waxing and Waning
By Seongyeon Jo
By Seongyeon Jo
This artwork was last updated 405 days ago.
C-Print, Archival pigment print
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Photographic artist Seongyeon Jo has worked with objects through long observations followed by introverted contemplation. Her works quench psychological thirst while concealing past scars, recalled memories and aesthetic sensations related to old objects such as folk paintings, embroidery and ddeoksal (wooden stamp for rice cake patterns), and express formative beauty by projecting inspirations from nature onto objects encountered everyday such as flowers, vases, fruit, rocks and cloth.
Following her pursuit of tranquil, refined and static forms that lasted for more than a decade starting from the late 1990s, Seongyeon Jo has undergone significant change in the past four to five years.
Now, as a member of society managing her own life, and also as an artist, she is experimenting with the process of cultivation, where activities of life and art converge, as she endeavors
to find the meaning of the photography she is pursuing within the logic and order of nature.
Hometown: South Korea
Based in: Seoul, South Korea
Photographic artist Seongyeon Jo has worked with objects through long observations followed by introverted contemplations. The results thus obtained have shown in exhibitions such as Déjà Vu(Dem Gallery, 1999), Hwagyeon(Yemaek Gallery, 2004) and Breath of Objects(Mise-en-scène of three, Hakgojae, 2006). Her works quench psychological thrist while concealing past scars, recalled …
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