Dongsuk Lee (DS LEE)
2013
Leaning 2012, cement, hardware mesh, plaster bandage, silk, silver spray paint, bolts, nuts, 40" x 70"
Leaning
2012, cement, hardware mesh, plaster bandage, silk, silver spray paint, bolts, nuts, 40" x 70"
Seoul, South Korea New York, New York
I am merging my own impressions of fashion and architecture into art. Instead of pursuing functional demands, a desire to be an architect or a fashion designer, has more responded to aesthetic aims within a deliberate practice that sets out its own visual conversation. Whether reinterpreting existing garments or buildings, abstracting an image itself from practical construction, or audaciously defying any typical usage of material, I embrace any kind of medium, mainly sculpture, as a platform to present my suggestive notion based on an investigation of a complex relationship between a human and a certain surrounding. Sometimes making sense, sometimes just creating a form, I am intrigued by the moment of unexpected collision when two or more materials are combined in a nonsensical way, so the tension which runs through every part of a piece resonates with the present space and a viewer's empathy.
Dongsuk Lee (DS LEE), class of 2013

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