DO HO DUH - Passage/s

He was born in South Korea, left to study in the USA, settled in New York, moved to Berlin then chose London as his home. He said that "We've all moved ", "We've all had to leave home." So he uses his artwork to memorialise the place he's lived in.

He has ruminated boundaries of identity and connection between individual and group over global cultures. He duplicating of the places which he has lived or worked into 1:1 scale with translucent fabric into 3D sculpture. He uses the idea of Migration, Transience and shifting identities because he came from different countries. "I see life as a passageway, with no fixed beginning or destination," says Do Ho Suh "We tend to focus on the destination all the time and forgot about the in-between spaces that nobody really pays attention to, these grey areas, one cannot get from point A to point B."

I like how he transforms fabric into a 3D shape. Also, telling a story about where he has been living through his work.




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