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Joohyun Pyune

Hoboken, New Jersey USA
Way In
46" x 86" x 12"

Artist Statement: I create art as a way to comtemplate life. Life contains love, separation, joy, sorrow, passion and grief. My works embrace the human being's multiple layers of emtions. the works are elegies that I compose on fabric, which quality of flexibility and transparency is resonant with the sentiment.

Dye sublimation is a perfect solution to mirror the complicated feelings on fabrics with multiple layers. Using digital technology is as natural as using conventional materials like paint or sketch for me.

When combining digital outcome with natural media, I find a certain syergy of beauty. It is also similar fusing process between oriental and western culture. So, in some of my works, a piece of bamboo hangs in front of human shadow, or a tree hangs surrounded by a tunnel of transparent fabric, or behind it. This tendency to emply the natural object, as well as accidental digital inaccuracy, is to degree in fluenced by Taoism and Nauturalism of my cultural back ground. My works are layers of emotions fomed through digital transformation. I wish viewers experience their own emotional layers among mine and their own to them.