From July 12th to July 18th, me and my buddy Don toured the length of the Korean peninsula from our southern hometown of Busan to the northern metropolis of Seoul along what is known as the 4 Rivers Trail. Over the course of a little over six days, three of which included riding in the […]Read more "To Seoul, in the Saddle"
In the two years that I have worked abroad, I have already made a handful of friendships that I truly value. Almost all the of the people I work with are far from the places that they used to or still call home, but despite the diverse backgrounds we possess, we all share the fact […]Read more "a portrait || meghan l."
Like many others during this very odd and unique time, I have been looking for ways to be productive with my time. With the extra time spent at home, I have finally had a chance to create some sort of vision for an analog photography zine. While there are many details to be hashed out, […]Read more "Now Developing, Issue 001"
I was recently approached to help support and give photographic context to 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 […]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 "Moments We Lose to Memory"
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."