Digital printing on monofilament, drawing
Sun Ju Lee
Sun Ju Lee (b. 1978, Daejeon, South Korea) studied BA Painting at Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea (2002); MA Painting and Printmaking, Ewha Woman’s University (2004); and MA Fine Art at Royal College of Art, London (2010). Selected group exhibitions include: Mindful Mindless, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul (2015); The Imaginary Museum, Leeds City Museum, Leeds (2015); AA2a, University of Bedfordshire, Luton (2015). Solo exhibitions include: Assembly Passage, Willesden Green Library, London (2016); Floating Platform, Cork Printmakers, Cork (2015); and A Practiced Place, Gallery DOS, Seoul (2012). Recent awards include: Create Space London Residency (2016); AA2a Scheme Fund (2014); and Artist Fellowship Grant, Arts Council Korea (2009). She lives and works in London.
Lee’s work uses a range of print-based processes as well as drawing and installation to create multi-layered works. She says, “Drawing on interpretations of spaces in which we live, my work tackles the way we recognise the significance of place. I explore how people and space interact and create a place, thereby demonstrating how places reflect a variety of occurrences. I aim to reconstruct places by capturing the experience of surroundings with the visual evidence of time, or by altering them into a form of image that speculates on the situations depicted. Using an approach of accumulation and flattening, I employ reiterative descriptions of people and objects taken from an observed place, which convey all the happenings of the place within a certain period of time, and eventually create a scene.”
You can see Sun Ju Lee's work at Gallery North
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