I was recently approached to help support and give photographic context the latest art project and installation by Cat Lamora, an incredible Korean-Canadian paper artist based in Toronto, Canada. The installation, We Bathe Here, explores themes of connection within a shared and very vulnerable space, specifically the public bathhouses in Korea. Prior to Cat contacting me […]Read more "목욕 합니다 || we bathe here"
Ilgwang in Busan, South Korea and Niko in Japan share the same Chinese character(日光). Japanese companies ran copper mines in both cities of the same name. During the period of Japanese occupation, some Koreans were relocated to work in Niko or stayed to work in Il-gwang. The now deserted mine, nestled underneath underpasses and scattered […]Read more "광산 마을 || Ilgwang Mine"
i spend a lot of my time in places just like this. a warm cup of coffee and whatever murakami novel i am reading at the time. i was never particularly good at thoroughly expressing my feelings, but for me, that’s what his books are for and that’s also what my camera is for. my images […]Read more "그냥 있는 그대로 || just the way things are"
I am inspired by the moments we lose to memory. I use photography to be present in both time and place to preserve simple yet natural moments in time. My choice of subject comes from my interest in the idea of minor gestures. As an anonymous stranger, I photograph relational moments of touch or movement […]Read more "Cafe Dennis: A Photo Exhibition"
Everything passes. That is the one and only thing I have thought resembled a truth in the society of human beings where I have dwelled up to now as in a burning hell. Everything passes. Osamu Dazai, No Longer HumanRead more "Everything passes. That is the one and only thing I have thought resembled a truth in the society of human beings where I have dwelled up to now as in a burning hell. Everything passes."
Shutter Sounds is a monthly music playlist based upon my most-played music of the previous month. These monthly compilations are not limited or constrained to any theme or genre. They are simply a selection of songs that I chose from my most played artists of the month for the readers to enjoy while shooting, spending […]Read more "Shutter Sounds 12"